#1
I own a '65 Deluxe Reverb and I was wondering if there was a way to get the reverb tank to sound twangier and drippier like a '63 Spring Reverb tank. I've heard of people unscrewing their onboard tanks and suspending them but I'm wondering what works.
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#2
I suggest not messing with it and just use it like the total surf guitar dude you are. Modded reverb tanks often become dead reverb tanks.
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#3
You can try replacing it with one of the nicer Accutronics tanks. More springs, longer tank, etc. Will all change the reverb tone. They're maybe $20-30/pop.
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#4
it's not that it's bad. it's just not drippy and doesn't have the twang/gain Fender tanks have.
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#5
i keep a few extra around, and have found cheap. i like accutronics a lot though. second to fender. i am planning to build the fender tube reverb unit. and i have a vintage fender tank i am saving for that.
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#6
would it be worth looking into an accutronics tank? I just want the gain and drip the old Fender units had.
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#7
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would it be worth looking into an accutronics tank? I just want the gain and drip the old Fender units had.


this is somthing i wish i could answer, but cannot. i am unsure what is compatible with what, they may have different resistance (ohms). possibly different for tube driven reverb, so i am not comfortable asking.

accutronics are very nice. i have thrown them in a few old amps that ones had problems. and i was fine.

its not quite twin reverb/ or deluxe reverb, etc, but it will sound good.
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#8
Original Fender reverb units were manufactured by Accutronics. Whether they were any better than what you can get today is a very subjective question. I doubt that suspending the existing reverb tank would improve the sound at all. Leave it alone. If you want something that you can control, then your best bet is to go with something digital.
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#9
I've been eyeballing the Catalinbread Topanga but I'm concerned that I can't play it first.
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