Compared to which actual Fender amp?Anyone ever compared an amp clone like a kit from mojotone next to an actual Fender amp? Im looking at mojotones 57 tweed deluxe kit and wondering how it would compare
Here's an amp clone to an actual Fender amp.. Blind test.
While you might be able to 'tell a difference', is that difference good or bad or just different?
Here is a Fender amp set on clean like a solid state PA, getting all the Fender tones from the same pedal.
My path lately is a clean amp to give me volume and then get the tones from the pedals and playing. A small clean amp covers home use, a bigger luggable clean amp for bar gigs, the PA for even bigger gigs.
Kits are fun to build like a ship-in-a-bottle though so keep at it. Here's an interesting build from D-labs I've been watching.
Sorry I should have specified that I am wondering how a 5E3 kit from mojotone will sound next to a new 57 tweed deluxe reissueCompared to which actual Fender amp?
As Fezz Parka said, the 5E3 kit will sound like the 5E3 did when it was originally built.
That 1959 Fender amp does not sound the same today as it did in 1959, so no, your new kit will not sound exactly like the Fender for another 70 years or so.
It's all in the values and tolerances of the parts used, and the speaker is an extremely important part of that.
But from the component side of things, the circuit is the circuit and if you build it faithfully, it will faithfully match the original amp.
Comparable... and if you use Kester 60/40 or 63/37, it'll last longer. Fender is forced to use the lead-free RoHS solder, which is prone to premature cracking and flaking.Sorry I should have specified that I am wondering how a 5E3 kit from mojotone will sound next to a new 57 tweed deluxe reissue