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Fender choke questions?????


 
2/25/2004 7:45 PM
bd
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Fender choke questions?????
Could you use a BF bandmaster choke in a BF deluxe amp? what is the difference between a choke for a 6L6 amp and a 6V6? Is there any change in sound or tone with different chokes?
 
2/26/2004 1:29 PM
Chris ( CMW amps )
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Hi bd  
 
The 6L6 choke is bigger . If you do use that one in a 2 x 6V6 amp you'll get slightly more bass , a bit more tightness and slightly more punch/power .  
Anyway : it ain't no problem  
 
hope this helps ,  
 
Chris
 
 
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2/26/2004 6:46 PM
bd
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Thank you very much Chris, I have been waiting for someone to answer me.
 
2/26/2004 7:15 PM
Bruce /Mission Amps
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The diff is the Deluxe uses a smaller choke with about the same Hys but more DC resistance and it cannot handle as much current as the larger one.  
You'll get a bit more screen voltage with the larger one and the 6V6 power tubes will run very slightly higher in idle current.  
Don't know about any tonal shift though.  
 
Bruce
 
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