The Texas Tremolo 15W
The Texas Tremolo is Carl's take on the late 50's Fender Tweed Vibrolux. The Texas Tremolo tones falls between the grind and responsiveness of the 5E3 Deluxe and the cleaner, clearer tweed sounds of the Super and Bassman. It's 15W of and fixed bias with wonderful tweed cleans and growling throaty overdrive once pushed. The tremolo on board is a bias wiggle trem and deep and lush. It's bound to please any player looking for great vintage tweed sound.
The Texas Tremolo has number of improvements over a stock 50's Tweed Vibrolux. It's fitted with 12" speaker rather than 10" for fuller more band worthy performance. A switch has been added in that allow you to switch the bright cap in and out of the circuit for more sounds. The addition of a choke, a larger power transformer, adjustable bias, and improved construction ensure the amp is quiet, serviceable and amazing to play!
Carl's Custom Amps offer the 1x12 combo with either Weber Alinco 12A125 or Eminence Legend 1258. The Weber is authentic to the 50's sound with more compression and great breakup. The Eminence has more headroom, volume, and body and breaks up nicely too. NOS Tubes set are available upon request. Contact me for current pricing on them.
15 Watts All Tube Power (Two 6V6's, Two 12AX7, One 5Y3)
Adjustable Fixed Bias
Meticulously Hand wired
Improved grounding system and DC Heater system minimizes hum
Volume, Tone, Speed and Depth Controls
Foot-switchable Bias wiggle Tremolo System
Hi and Low inputs
8 ohm and Extension Speaker out
Available as a 12 inch Speaker Combo and Working Chassis
Combos and heads are made of Solid Finger Joined Pine with Lacquered Tweed
Wooden hand made foot switch.
Weber Vintage Series 12 inch Alnico speaker or Eminince Legend 1258 (on combos), Classic Tone USA ouput transformer, Hammond Power Transformer, JJ's tubes, Alpha Pots, Carling Switches, Switchcraft and Neutrik Jacks and plugs, Mallory 150 tone caps, F&T, Spruage Atom, Panasonic Long Life Electrolytic caps, Special resistor selection for the best tone and least noise, finger joined pine cabs on combos.