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Permalink Need short reverb tank recommendation.

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I'm thinking of purchasing and converting a low watt tube amp like a Fender Bassbreaker to a Fender 6G15 Reverb unit.

It's actually cheaper than purchasing a kit or buying the parts separately because the cabinet alone will run you approx $180-$225.

The problem is most of these small all tube heads aren't wide enough to fit the standard 2 Spring Tank in a 6G15.

Any suggestions on a small wider amp OR a slightly shorter tank?


I just ordered this amp and should be recieving it in a few days. I already own a surfybear reverb pedal so I won't be using the tank that comes with it. I saw your post and thought you may like this mod. The amp has gotten tons of great reviews, I did a lot of research before buying it.

Monoprice Amp Reverb Mod

Gellert (my first name) Lead Guitarist for The Fintastics

Last edited: Jul 11, 2018 12:53:21

Thanks Fintastics. I already have a few really good amps.
One is a Brown Note 22W Dumble Clone that I built after purchasing the chassis and what ever parts I didn't have. The amp sounds great, has a really nice tone circuit but no reverb.

Another is a Princeton Clone chassis that is more than 22W's that I built combining circuits from Princeton, Deluxe, and Twin.

Another is a Mid + 60's Princeton BF with beefier Power and Output x'formers and a lot of modes because it was in bad shape when I got it.

I need another Small Amp Head to use as a Donor to convert it to a Fender 6G15 Reverb Unit, hence the question about the Tanks. I don't want to rebuild an amp and get shortchanged on the tank side.

Last edited: Jul 11, 2018 14:55:50

I have a short (24cm x 8.5cm) Accutronics tank that I salvaged out of an old Laney LC15 that you can have for the price of postage.



Thank you Slopoke for the generous offer! I decided to purchase a Fender '63 Reissue Reverb over the weekend. I figured by the time I purchase an amp, do a lot of work and who knows what else I'd be better off getting the reissue and doing a few simple mods.

I have a strong feeling that the Fender Reissue Reverb will sound much better than the little Accutronics tank.

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