NDAD! new dream amp day

Discussion in 'Ampage Area' started by JCW513, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. JCW513

    JCW513 Gretschie

    Sep 21, 2017
    I've wanted a 5e3 for almost 10 years, clone or real deal. I checked craigslist for the helluvit, someone had a Lil Dawg 5e3 clone, for $750, open to trades... I told him what I had for trade, plus cash on my end or his depending on what he wanted of mine.... I gave him my Super Champ x2 plus $400. I think I got the slightly better deal, but real fair for both parties...

    I'm into 5e3 clone for $665 or something like that, including what i paid for the superchamp... For my dream amp..... Its amazing, it has a Eminence Maverick speaker, which has an attenuator.. Its amazing, everything about it. I've never played a 5e3 but its so awesome.. Here is a pic with my Tele.. Sorry, its not w/ my Gretsch.

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  2. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    Congrats. 5E3's are special.

    That Tele looks killer. Bet they get along well.

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  3. J Bird

    J Bird Gretschie

    Dec 2, 2016
    Lovely! Funny, I was just playing my Tele and 5e3...great minds...
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  4. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Enjoy your dream!
  5. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    Great combination!
  6. nickurso

    nickurso Gretschified

    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    Congratulations!! I love the tele btw
  7. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats, nice pair!
  8. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    It's almost like they were meant to be used together.
    Go figure.
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  9. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Synchromatic

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nothing like the sound of a tweed fender, congrats.
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  10. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Congrats! And that Eminence Maverick is an amazing speaker. What a great setup you have. :)
  11. 6124Bassman

    6124Bassman Gretschie

    May 20, 2018
    Tempe, Arizona
    Can’t go wrong with a classic fender tweed circuit!
  12. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    Very nice! Now you have to replace the Super Champ:D
    See how my mind works?
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  13. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  14. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    Congratulations on the amp . Lots of Tele love here too
  15. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    It is always great when you get what you dreamed about in the end. Congrats.

    A friend of mine built a 5e3 clone some months ago and I can understand why it is one of the most beloved amps. As long as it is not metal you can do any kind of music with this little box.
  16. JCW513

    JCW513 Gretschie

    Sep 21, 2017
    I noticed I said "its amazing" twice.... The amp is just that great, I instantly bonded with it.. I prefer o
    LOL, this was my second one.. Wouldn't surprise me if i end up w/another.

    The cleans on Super Champs are amazing...
  17. YouFellowRebels

    YouFellowRebels Gretschie

    Jun 17, 2020
    Enjoy that beauty and play it loud!
  18. tolm

    tolm Gretschie

    Jan 25, 2016
    Why did Fender ever stop putting tweed on their amps?! Stunning!
  19. 6124Bassman

    6124Bassman Gretschie

    May 20, 2018
    Tempe, Arizona
    It is incredibly fragile
  20. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    Yeah, i have the Vibro Champ XD and would not be without one long.;)
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