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The boss came around and said what we'd be building. Probably the same as the pots and transformers that we just dug out of the boxes.
I think in the corners of the boxes were older pots remaining from earlier dates... Like I said, there were 5 or 6 of us at the benches every day.
For instance, he confirmed our assumption that the amp chassis were put into stock after being stamped with serial numbers and that the chassis were pulled from the stock bins randomly (just as with Fender guitar neck plates).
He recalled, “We just went to a big bin every morning and loaded our wheeled rack with a batch of whatever chassis we were working on that day.
Clearly Fender wasn’t afraid to use incorrect parts when they were in a bind. The 5G12 Concert is the earliest version from very late 1959 and early 1960 so the existence of a tweed example, while extremely rare, is certainly plausible since Fender was making lots of tweed amps during the same time period.
It’s unknown if the tweed covering was a mistake (“Oops, I thought this was a 4x10 Bassman cabinet that I was covering”) or intentional, perhaps as a special order.
Of course, there are those who use pics of real Gibsons to sell fake guitars - the ol' swap-a-roo. Go to the Gibson site, and decipher it yourself, or call them. 1986 Kramer Baretta - American 1990 Gibson Les Paul Standard 2006 Gibson Les Paul Custom - '68 RI 2007 Gibson Les Paul Special - Custom Shop 1960 Double Cut 2013 Gibson SGJ 2013 Ibanez Destroyer 2013 Gibson Les Paul Standard - Premium Plus 2014 Gibson Les Paul Studio Pro 2014 Gibson SG Standard '61 2014 Seagull S6 Original Marshall JMP1H Marshall JCM1H Marshall SL5 Marshall Lead 12 3005 Microstack Egnater Tweaker 15 Yamaha THR-10 Marshall 1960AV 4x12 Mesa Boogie Recto 1x12 I just bought a new Les Paul Standard and would like you to check the serial number for me: 91029466 . I have a 2014, it still can't decode the serial.
These are marked with EIA code “831” and are most prevalent during the 1966-68 time period.
Some examples include a '66 Princeton Reverb and ’66 Pro Reverb with Better Coil output transformer, a ‘66 Deluxe Reverb and ‘67 Twin Reverb with Better Coil reverb transformer, and a 1968 Vibro Champ with Better Coil trannies.
These units look, and apparently sound, just like the Schumacher-made units so it’s easy to overlook that “831” code.
“I remember the circuit boards were pre-made, from Mexico, easy to screw into the chassis. When we had filled our cart we'd wheel it over to the Chicano chicks.
They were something to behold, all chatting away while soldering so quickly, it didn't hardly seem like they were looking at the amps.