Fender Blonde Twin

Fender Twin Blonde
Schematic(s) twin_6g8.pdf, twin_6g8a.pdf
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Model/Circuit Number: 6G8, 6G8-A
Years of Production:
1961-1963
Era: Blonde
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Brown forward facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-10
Knobs: White Barrel
Faceplate

  • Front: Normal: In, In, Vol, Treb, Bass – Vibrato: In, In, Vol, Treb, Bass, Speed, Intensity – Presense – Pilot Lamp
  • Rear: Ground Sw, Fuse (3A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Speaker Jack, Ex. Speaker Jack, Vibrato Jack

Cabinet

  • Dimensions: 19” x 27½” x 10¼”
  • Hardware: Large Chassis Straps 5 5/8”, 16” Tilt-Back Legs
  • Handle: Brown Dogbone (61-63) or Black Strap (late 63)
  • Feet: Glides
  • Corners: Chrome Corner with Lip, Large Chassis Straps

 

Covering Material

  • Tolex/Tweed: Rough Blonde
  • Grill Cloth: Oxblood (61-62) or Beige Brown(63)

Logo: Grill mounted, flat, chrome & black script
Weight: 66 lbs. (29.9 Kg)
Speaker

  • Size: 2 x 12”/4 ohms (8 ohms each in parallel)
  • Impedance: 4 ohms or 2 ohms
  • Model: Jensen P12N or Oxford 12M6(For more info, check out the Jensen Replacement Speakers)

Effects: Tremolo
~Watts: 80-100 Watts
Tubes

  • Pre amp: Normal: 7025 Bright: 7025, Phase Inverter: 7025 (long tailed)
  • Power: 5G8: 4 x 6L6GC 5G8-A: 4 x 5881

Bias: Fixed Bias, nonadjustable
Rectifier: Solid State

Comments: Tremolo: 6G8: 2½ x 7025 (harmonic vibrato) 6G8-A: 12AX7, ½ 12AX7 and a 7025 (harmonic vibrato)
* There are rumors of a brown Twin Amp, but these if they exist were probably prototypes.
* The tremolo circuit left ½ a dual triode (12AX7 or 7025) unused.

2 Responses to “Fender Blonde Twin”

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  1. Comment by M Walz — February 4, 2015 at 12:31 pm   Reply

    Is this amp available?

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