Fender Tweed Champ 5F1 Amp Kit

The Build of my Tweed 5F1 Kit

For My first guitar amp kit build I waned to keep to project simple. Therfor I decided to order the Tweed 5F1 Vacuum Tube Amp Kit from TubeDepot.com. A True Class A 5 Watt legend from the 50’s.

The wiring

With the well illustrated manual from TubeDepot the wiring was a breeze. First I soldered all components to the PC board. The soldering on the board I’v done with my Solomon soldering Station from StewMac: http://www.stewmac.com/Luthier_Tools/Tools_by_Job/Tools_for_Electronics_and_Pickups/Soldering/Solomon_SL-30_Soldering_Station.html

The soldering on bigger lugs i’v done with a soldering gun from Weller:

A Nameplate

To give my amp a personal note, I made myself a nameplate and branded the amp. The drawing I have made in Autodesk Fusion 360 CAD an CAM. The File can be downloaded under http://a360.co/2kgsCYo.

Full Build on YouTube

Below the full build on YouTube video:

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