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5E3 Kits

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Build your own Deluxe Tweed 5E3 Amp from this Kit

Great Value!  Just $189

Build the World-Famous Tweed Deluxe 5E3 Guitar, Harmonica and Vocals Amplifier. These classic vacuum tube amps from the 1950's are often the first choice of today's award-winning Musicians. They live again in Boutique, Hand-Built Modern Assemblies with improved components and design elements. Build one yourself in your spare time and save hundreds of dollars. Makes a better amp than store bought.

Includes Welded, Polished Chrome-Plated Steel, White Screen Printed Chassis; Rigid 2mm Garolite Eyelet Board, 2 Nylon Machine Screws to fasten eyelet board to chassis; 3 - Alpha 1M Potentiometers, Black Chicken head Knobs; Pilot Light;  Fuse Holder;  Allied Mil Spec 20 ga and 22 ga Wire Kit- Plenty to complete the kit with some left over. 3 Ceramic Octal Tube Sockets; Two 9 Pin Outside-Mount Tube Sockets with Shields; Bolt Kit for sockets and ground lug with K lock nuts; Ground bus, terminal strip; Neutrik Jacks and Carling Switches; Power Cord with Strain Relief. Plus All the Capacitors and Resistors needed to build the amp.

Boutique Amp Goodies:
Three 22uF Multicomp Power Filter Caps*, Four .15uF SEC PE and one .022uF CDE PE Coupling Caps**, 22uF 50V Cathode Bypass Caps, Stackpole and Little Demon Carbon Comp Resistors; Metal Film and Cement Resitors; 5w Vishay Cathode Resistor; All Capacitor and Resistor Values are consistent with state of the art design improvements for optimized 5E3 performance and reliability.   

Source your own Cabinet, Speaker, Tubes and Transformers or ask me where to get them. Parts List and Builder Layout Diagram provided by email. Upon request, limited free email suport is offered. A list of internet sources for build support is available upon request. Cabinet, Speaker, Tubes and Transformers are NOT included.

Please DO NOT buy this kit if you are not accustomed to working safely with the Potentially Lethal High Voltages found in Tube Amplifiers. This kit is designed to be built by experienced Amp Builders.

Just $189.00

$15 shipping in the CONUS

 If you haven't experienced the genius and simplicity of 5E3 circuitry, you owe it to yourself to build one. See why the Tweed Deluxe 5e3 remains the first choice of top musicians. 

Proluxe 35 watt parts upgrade available $15 surcharge.

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Aficionado options:

*Choose 22uF F&T Electrolytic Filter Caps for $10 more

**Select either a set of Mallory OR a set of Sprague Orange Drop Coupling (aka DC Blocking) Capacitors  for $10 more. 





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