Fender Wide Panel Tweed Twin

Schematic(s) twin_5c8.pdf, twin_5d8.pdf
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Model/Circuit Number: 5C8 , 5D8
Years of Production:
1953 – 1955
Era: Wide Panel
Configuration: Combo
Controls: Chome top facing w/ white screened labels, controls numbered 1-12
Knobs: Black Chicken Head

  • Front: 5C8: Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp, Bass, Treb, Vol, Mic Vol, In, In, Mic In, Mic In ; 5D8: Fuse (2A), Power Sw, Standby Sw, Pilot Lamp, Presence, Bass, Treb, Vol, Mic Vol, In, In, Mic In, Mic In
  • Rear:


  • Dimensions: 20”x 26ΒΌ” x 10”
  • Hardware:
  • Handle: Flat Leather Handle
  • Feet: Nail in Feet
  • Corners: None


Covering Material

  • Tolex/Tweed: Diagonal Tweed
  • Grill Cloth: Dark Brown Linen

Logo: Cabinet Mounted, block letter

Effects: None
~Watts: 25 watts

  • Pre amp: 5C8: 2 x 6SC7 and a 6J7 shared by both channels ; 5D8: 2 x 12AY7 and a 12AY7 shared by both channels
  • Power: 5C8: 2 x 6L6 or 5881 ; 5D8: 2 x 6L6G

Bias: Cathode Biased
Rectifier: 5C8: 5U4G ; 5D8: 2 x 5Y3GT

Comments: A speaker and ex. speaker jack are located under the chassis.

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  1. Comment by Bob ElliottMarch 22, 2015 at 7:59 pm   Reply

    I am looking for a white screened label or the whole face plate. Can anyone help? Thanks

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