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Unsafe Repair Practice

This is a very unsafe filter cap replacement repair on a vintage blackface Princeton Reverb amplifier. The capacitors are not securely mounted to the chassis. The heat shrink splices pulled off very easily and could have shorted inside the chassis.… Continue Reading

Upgrading Reissue Tube Amplifiers

  Fender ’57 Bandmaster 5E7 reissue chassis before and after. I gutted out the lengthy stranded conductor wire and replaced it with cloth insulated solid core wire. I also replaced all capacitors and resistors with higher quality components. The amp… Continue Reading


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Marty Stuart – Way Out West

Marty Stuart’s new album entitled “Way Out West” was released yesterday. What a great album! Some great guitar playing by Marty and Kenny Vaughan. Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) produced it. If you don’t know who Marty Stuart… Continue Reading

Abigail Ybarra on Pickup Winding

Here is a great interview with Abigail Ybarra about winding pickups for 57 years for Fender! She was the longest working Fender employee and the Discovery Channel show “Made In America” figured out that she had wound wire—just the wire— around… Continue Reading

Spring Reverb Tank Codes Explained

This is a great video explaining the meaning of the reverb tank codes. Check it out!!



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