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Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp Black

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The Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb Combo Amp has a sound big enough to cut through the muddiest mix, but it's small enough to turn up make the most of natural tube distortion in small clubs. This makes it t... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb Combo Amp has a sound big enough to cut through the muddiest mix, but it's small enough to turn up make the most of natural tube distortion in small clubs. This makes it the perfect studio amp, as well. It's a resurrection of a classic vintage tone monster, and its current iteration is used by many big-name bands, such as Flogging Molly, O.A.R. and Maroon 5. Crank up this faithful, U.S.-made reissue for your daily requirement of fat Fender tone. Delivers 22W through a 12" speaker. Features two channels (normal, vibrato), all-tube circuitry, tube vibrato, tube spring reverb, Blackface cosmetics and two-button footswitch to control the reverb and vibrato effects.

Designed to sound as close to the original as possible, the ˜65 Reissues are assembled in Corona, California and feature Jensen speakers (One C12K for the Deluxe and two C12Ks for the Twin, four P10Rs for the Super and one C10R for the Princeton), Schumacher transformers, traditional tremolo and tube-driven reverb to create that classic, "Blackface" sound so many players desire. They do have PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards), as opposed to the original's "hand-wired" circuitry, but the components (capacitors and resistors) are the same values as amps from that period. They also have hand-wired tube sockets and other parts for added strength.

Tonal Characteristics: Bright, scooped midrange that is known as the "Blackface" sound, pronounced "Wine Glass" highs from the Jensen speakers and a slightly more polite power amp for crystal cleans that can also be cranked for great overdriven tones.

Who's it for: Players that love the original versions but are priced out of owning vintage amps, blues players, country players, rock players, guitarists trying to get classic "Blackface" sounds (a la Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer), American-made amp enthusiasts, traditionalists, avid Fender collectors.

Features
  • Made in USA
  • 22W tube power
  • 12" speaker
  • 2 channels
  • Tube spring reverb
  • Tube vibrato
  • Tube rectified
  • Four 12AX7 tubes
  • Two 12AT7 tubes
  • Two 6V6 tubes
  • One 5AR4 tube
Specifications
  • 24-1/2"W x 17-1/2"H x 9-1/2"D
    42 lbs.
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FenderVintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp
 
4.8

(based on 43 reviews)

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Pros

  • Excellent sound (8)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Good power output (6)
  • Portable (4)
  • Warm / comfy (4)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

This Will Rock Rock You!!

I bought this amp used for 400 dollars at a local music store. I use a Mexican Stratocaster and play mainly classic rock and blues. This amp has woken up my mediocre guitar and...Read complete review

I bought this amp used for 400 dollars at a local music store. I use a Mexican Stratocaster and play mainly classic rock and blues. This amp has woken up my mediocre guitar and give ANYBODY a run for their money. I usually play around 2-3 and this amp can reach the back of any small to medium venue, unmic'ed. The once the tubes warm up, the tone flows out of the amplifier and puddles on the ground. It has an amazing spank when the treble is up, and a dark, overtone-infested moan when you crank the bass. The reverb cannot be duplicated and can go from a shallow shimmer, to a full blown Pink Floyd-played at the end of a tunnel sound. I personally set the vibrato shallow and at medium speed to give a thrashy-simmer to my tone. I have been told by a touring guitarist at my church that my set up- Stratocater- EH BigMuff-FuzzFace-Dunlop Wah- 65'reissue is the best sound he has ever heard live. I suggest any musician buy this amp not only for it's nastolgic presence, but for it's sweet voice. Remember to buy a bucket to help carry off all the tone you'll be flooded with .

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Fourth time is a charm

I am really disappointed with Fender. GC had to send me 4 different amps before one worked. I have only had number 4 for a few weeks so I dont know how long it...Read complete review

I am really disappointed with Fender. GC had to send me 4 different amps before one worked. I have only had number 4 for a few weeks so I dont know how long it will last. Amps one and three had reverb issues with loud hum and feedback;which resulted in number one crashing . Number two lasted 3 weeks and then the vibrato channel quit working. GC has been working patiently to resolve this issue.When the amp works it sounds great.

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(39 of 46 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

This Will Rock Rock You!!

By AngusHendrix

from Groesbeck TX

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

I bought this amp used for 400 dollars at a local music store. I use a Mexican Stratocaster and play mainly classic rock and blues. This amp has woken up my mediocre guitar and give ANYBODY a run for their money. I usually play around 2-3 and this amp can reach the back of any small to medium venue, unmic'ed. The once the tubes warm up, the tone flows out of the amplifier and puddles on the ground. It has an amazing spank when the treble is up, and a dark, overtone-infested moan when you crank the bass. The reverb cannot be duplicated and can go from a shallow shimmer, to a full blown Pink Floyd-played at the end of a tunnel sound. I personally set the vibrato shallow and at medium speed to give a thrashy-simmer to my tone. I have been told by a touring guitarist at my church that my set up- Stratocater- EH BigMuff-FuzzFace-Dunlop Wah- 65'reissue is the best sound he has ever heard live. I suggest any musician buy this amp not only for it's nastolgic presence, but for it's sweet voice. Remember to buy a bucket to help carry off all the tone you'll be flooded with .

(29 of 30 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing cleans a classic amp

By Chuck Bannister

from Portland, OR

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

I love this amp. There is nothing that sounds like the Fender clean reverb tone IMO. This amp is not too heavy, and is a great size to transport. I am amazed at the clean volume you can get out of this thing, don't let the wattage fool you. I don't think this is a great choice, if you need a lot of overdrive at bedroom level. Even with overdrive pedals it needs a bit of volume to start to break up. When it does it sounds amazing. Both the reverb and vibrato are excellent. I have owned several other amps over the years, none have been better than this for clean/reverb. Sure I wish it had a few more features, but I tried the amps with more features (even Fender Supersonic) and they don't sound like this. If you want clean tone, check this amp out you won't be sorry.

(28 of 37 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not living up to is ancestors

By Lazy Charlie

from Milwaukee, WI

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

While a great sounding amp, especially when using Fender guitars, the reliability of this amp is questionable. I am a working musician and hear the same complaints from other guys I play around. I had to replace tubes within the first year and the reverb has needed work twice in that same time frame. When working, I love the sound. But, it is one huge pain in the *** to have to haul your gear in for repair all the time.

(26 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Pure Fender Tone!

By TheRaygun

from Reynoldsburg, OH

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

This is the ultimate small club amp. I absolutely love this amp, it will be the one I never get rid of. The tone is fantastic, this is a pro-quality amp. The only gripe I have is that the reverb is only available on channel 2, but that's not a huge deal. You can also just get a A/B switch and have access to both channels. This is worth the money, and beats shelling out for a boutique amp.

(26 of 27 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Rock, Country, Blues? U-Betcha!

By Woolly Monster

from Magnolia, TX

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

I can't say much about this great little reissue amp that has not been said here already or recorded in history except that; I have had absolutely no problems out of mine (tubes, reverb, etc.). I do use a power supply filter. If your looking for a crunched out distortion glass breaker that looses all tonal quality and hides a lack of skill, this ain't it. It will give you a tonal flexibility that covers just about any form of rock, blues, country, jazz, and gospel. As for a said lack of crunch and distortion, I use a Blues Driver pedal that provides more than enough for the above mentioned genres and really helps out at lower power settings. I run an EJ Stratocaster through mine but a Les Paul makes beautiful music through it as well. The re verb/vibrato effects are second to none. It just sounds great. There are some great online demos for this amp or just go play through one. You'll be hooked. Best of all, Made in USA.

(18 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

When is a C an A?

By DontFretit

from So Cal

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

"C"rystal "C"lear, "C"risp, "C"lean and "C"ool! I sat down at Guitar Center and plugged a Strat into this and one other Fender amp. I left the store with the 65 Deluxe Reverb Combo fifteen minutes later. Yes, it is an "A"wesome amp. Your Tele or Strat will never sound better.

(15 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best studio amp ever!

By marcopolio

from Gresham, Or

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

The only thing that this piece of art is missing is an overdrive channel, but thats just a matter of opinion. Everything else about this amp is outstanding. This all-tube amp provides amazing clarity and one hell of a bite when you crank it to eleven. Match this up with a Gibson Les Paul and you're in heaven.

(15 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Get the 65!

By TheKloonge12

from Dayton, OH

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

The 65 is a great amp. It is very durable, has a great crisp sound, and keeps working throughout the years. I've had this amp for a long time, and it works as well as the day I got it. This amp is excellent!

(8 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

aussie owner cliff

By EnoCliff1958

from Nowra, NSW

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

Great tone out of the box, used this for over two years and it has never let me down, great classic tone from a classic amp, I highly recommend it!.

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Can't get better than this!

By Nate

from Ohio

Comments about Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp:

This amp is truly amazing. I am the worship leader at my church and have been searching for a great amp, I tried egnater, vox, marshall, mesa boogies, but none of them gave me the clarity and response like this amp. It has great cleans but when I run my sparkle drive, ocd, and route 66 in front of it I get some really warm and beautiful overdrives. This amp has the best tone. It's no wonder why this amp is used by so many musicians live an in the studio. I highly recommend this amp for anyone looking for a great clean reliable amp to use pedals with. If this amp broke or was stolen, I would be back at guitar center to either fix it or buy a new one. I will never own another amp!

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