Others claim to use good quality parts, but don't buy the hype. For maximum vintage Tweed Deluxe tone and performance, the Speed Shop goes to great lengths to source only the finest new componentry from top manufacturers and new old stock (NOS) parts wherever possible for every amplifier created. Capturing vintage Fender Mojo is the number 1 priority for Rondo and the Speed Shop.
Studio-Series: The best sounding custom Tweed Deluxe chassis available anywhere. Completely assembled and tested. (Includes Speed Shop low-pass tone and circuit mods).
Please call or email with any questions and/or to place an order.
Featuring Only the Finest Components Available - Expertly Assembled:
Mercury Magnetics Power Transformer
Mercury Magnetics / Magnetic Components or Vintage Output Iron
Jupiter / NOS Capacitors
Sprague / F&T Electrolytic Capacitors
Ohmite Wirewound Cathode Resistor
Switchcraft Jacks and Plug
Optional: Speed Shop TD58OT Custom Output Transformer: Add $50
Shock Mounted and Threadlocked Sockets
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Vs. Vintage-Series (and Stock 5E3 Circuits):
Reduced low-end response and smoother highs
Much wider range of useful tones in mild gain settings
Tighter and smoother overdrive
More tonal colors available overall
Generally warmer in tone and response
Retains all of the stock circuit's clean-setting tonal characteristics
Original Fender circuit is only mildly tuned, the original architecture is not modified
Hand-built just the same as the Speed Shop Vintage-Series chassis and following the original late '50s Fender Deluxes
P2P: Add $300
6L6: Add $200
Export Power Supply: Add $50
Full NOS RCA (or equivalent) Tube Set (matched): Add $395
Each completed chassis includes:
Speed Shop Nameplate
Finished vintage speaker wire with Switchcraft plug
Chassis mounting hardware
All amplifiers are guaranteed against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 year, parts and labor, with shipping costs the responsibility of the owner. This warranty is voided in the event of abuse, misuse, or any modifications to the circuit performed by third parties or otherwise unauthorized personnel. Vintage components provided on an as-is basis.
All Tweed Deluxe Speed Shop amplifiers are fully tested and auditioned by Rondo prior to shipping.
Simon Campbell Live Blues Jam: Studio Series Combo. Straight in.
Amp setup: NOS RCA 5Y3GT, RCA 6V6GT Black Plate, NOS RCA 12AX7 and 12AY7 tubes, 1960 Jensen P12Q speaker; guitar: Fender '57 Strat Reissue. No effects.
Amp setup: NOS RCA 5Y3GT, RCA 6V6GT Black Plate, NOS RCA 12AX7 and 12AY7 tubes, 1960 Jensen P12Q speaker; guitar: 1968 Gibson 335. No effects.
To Place an Order:
All chassis are built to order with current lead times of 4-6 weeks. Shipping charges and any applicable taxes must be calculated before payment can be accepted. Please contact us for a complete quote. PayPal, check and wire transfers accepted. All chassis are upgradable to a 240 volt universal power supply. International orders welcome.