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Our Buyer’s guide to vintage Fender amps will be valuable to anyone who is about to purchase a vintage Fender amp.
is a source to vintage Fender guitar amps, mostly blackface and silverface models from the 1960s and 1970s.
We explain how good maintenance, mods, tubes, speakers and circuitry components affect your tone and how you may shape it to fit your own musical style and preferences.
Gibson designed the 339 as a scaled down ES-335, altering the lines slightly so it doesn't look like a shrunken Dot and from the audience view it pretty much looks like a full size Dot.
The fact is, however, the body size is very close to the size of a Les Paul, both in width and depth, but yet it retains the tone of a Dot.