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  1. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    Nice job and good to know about the caps. I'll check the parts list to see what they're including these days. What did you end up...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:18 AM
  2. KraftyBob liked Chris-in-LA's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I built the Tube Depot version 5e3. It wasn’t period correct specs, had blackface style transformers. It was also very muddy. I ended up...

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  3. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I' l didn't think they made kits but after a quick check I see they do. I'll go through in more detail. Thanks

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:23 PM
  4. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I've been on his site for other amp info. I'll check out the kits he references. Thanks.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:19 PM
  5. KraftyBob liked Madfinger's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    https://robrobinette.com/Amp_Stuff.htm Has info on best kits 'n' all.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:16 PM
  6. KraftyBob liked ampeq's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I don’t know how good these are but I love their British amps. http://www.ceriatone.com/series/model/american-classics/ You can talk to...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:16 PM
  7. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    Looks nice! I looked at the Tube Depot Kits but was not sure about the PCB vs the eyelet board that Mojotone uses. I also prefer the...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:14 PM
  8. KraftyBob liked Garrett's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I built a Tube Depot 5E3 kit a few years ago. Since you want more of the Fender sound you may want something from the Blackface or Drip...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:04 PM
  9. KraftyBob liked JP2036's post in the thread How to fix loose strap button?.

    1 or 2 toothpicks cut to length of the hole as a dowel with a dab of wood/elmers glue then screw the screw & button back on should do...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 8:58 AM
  10. KraftyBob liked Im247frogs's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    Here’s my AB763 w 70’s chassis, transformers, and cab from a Silverface Twin. I also used a clothes iron and a wet towel to steam the...

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  11. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    I did think about building one from scratch, but thought for my first build it might be better to go the kit route. You’ve got me...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 8:57 AM
  12. KraftyBob replied to the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    Thanks Gene - this gives me an idea of the differences in these amps. I appreciate it.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 8:56 AM
  13. KraftyBob liked Im247frogs's post in the thread Buying a Fender kit - need help determining which one.

    If you're already re-building amps, I'd suggest scratch or semi-scratch building something, albeit along the lines of one of the...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 8:54 AM