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1/19/2006 9:44 PM
SPLAT silverface champ
I have a silverface champ that needs an overhaul. Is it worth it to do a tweed/5f1 conversion? Will the silverface trannies be ok?
 
1/20/2006 10:00 AM
Jag
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I did the 5E1 conversion to one of my SF Champs and really love it. I played around a bit with the bypass cap on the first stage. I like it best unbypassed like the original.
 
1/20/2006 9:18 PM
SPLAT
Thanks for the reply.  
i'm not sure what i'm going to do yet but this thing needs some work.
 
1/21/2006 10:00 AM
quayhog
Its not a good idea to modify a broken amp. Get it functional as designed then mod away. Don't worry about the snobs who think its sacrilidge to mess with old Fenders. Silverface champs are cheap and common as dirt.  
 
Get it working then play with it to your hearts content.
 
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