Fender Custom Shop 57 Champ ‘Survived the Flood’
Survived The Flood – Nashville 2010 may have been under water for a while, but this little amp dried out and is still singing. One one of these super collectable, beautiful amps made it to the UK!
For 2018, the Fender Custom Shop announces a limited run of Champ 10 Relic amps, specially hand-aged by Master Builders Shawn Greene and Jim Dolmage. The amp starts with a ’57 Custom Champ chassis and a custom-made solid pine cabinet designed to house a larger 10-inch speaker. Then the magic begins, with each hand-finished amp bearing a specific “back story” as to how it ended up with its own distinct wear and tear. A Fender Custom Shop badge on the rear panel signifies each amplifier as the genuine article.
Each amplifier includes the following features:
All-tube, hand-wired ’57 Custom Champ™ circuitry
Fender Vintage “yellow” tone capacitors
Upsized solid pine cabinet
Upsized custom-made 10-inch, 4 Ohm Celestion G10 speaker for full, rich tonal response
Lacquered Tweed covering, ‘50s style grille cloth, and leather handle
Each amp boasts its own unique hand-aged process with virtual “back story” Includes Fender Custom Shop Certificate Of Authenticity Champ 10 Relics
Series: Masterbuilt Amplifiers Amplifier Type: Tube Height: 14.3” (36.32 cm) Width: 8.5” (21.59 cm) Depth: 16.4” (41.65 cm) Weight: 19.5 lbs. (8.84 kg) Wattage: 5 Watts Preamp Tubes: 1§ x 12AY7 Power Tubes: 1 x 6V6 Rectifier: Tube (1 x 5Y3) Inputs: Two – (1/4”, Input 2 operates at -6dB) Channels: One Speaker: One – 10” Celestion® Greenback G10 Speaker Wattage: 25 Watts Cabinet Material: Finger-Joined Solid Pine Covering: Tweed Grille Cloth: Aged Bassman® Handle: Vintage-Style Leather with Nickel Mounting Hardware Knobs: Chicken-Head Style Pointer – Black Control Panel: Chrome
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