Dating fender tweed amplifiers
Although the Vibrolux cabinet has the same finger-jointed construction and dimensions as a Deluxe, the stock speaker is a 10-inch rather than a 12-inch.
What followed was an adventure in amplifier archaeology.Fortunately, though, the original nameplate and handle were still present, so Ed sent the cabinet to Mark Phillips at AF Custom Cabinets in South Wales for a more sympathetic restoration.While this was being done, Ed wanted the Vibrolux restored electronically, too.These limited-quantity amps often feature a differently colored vinyl covering, or a finished wood cabinet.
In these amps we've occasionally used the P12R, P12N, C12Q, and some others.
The replaced caps included a mixture of British and US components, some of which were vintage themselves.