The Fender Hot Rod series of electric guitar amps has proved very popular, with small to large models available depending on what you need. According to the company, Fender Hot Rod amps are perfect for guitarists to create their own sound while being affordable, loud and reliable. The amps also have a distinctive sound and cope well with effects boxes. Each model of the Fender Hot Rod amp series has recently been upgraded to improve them and bring them closer to the perfect amp.
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III
The Fender Hot Rod Deluxe II is the latest in a long line of guitar amplifiers. The first Hot Rod was released in 1995 and was originally known as F.A.T, which stood for Fender American Tube, although this was dropped in 2002. Hot Rod Deluxe amp are tube combo amps, with the III version coming equipped with the Celestion G12P-80.
Hot Rod Deville 410 III
The Fender Hot Rod Deville 410 III guitar amp is a 60W combo model that has a 4 x 10’ speaker design. This setup is borrowed from the Bassman series of amps. Some of the upgrades to the Hot Rod Deville 410 III include a black control panel that’s much easier to read, a more efficient footswitch, new Fender badge and graduated volume function.
Hot Rod Deville 212 III
The Hot Rod Deville 212 III is another 60W combo amp with a range of different features. It has the standard 2x12” speaker configuration, along with a great tone and spring reverb. Other features include the same black control panel as in the 410 III, graduated volume and dual Celestion speakers.
There are a number of other Fender Hot Rod amps available so make sure you take the time to look at the various models before making a decision. Second hand Hot Rod amps for sale can often be found online for great prices.