Fisher Stereo Amplifier

Here is a really cool Fisher stereo amplifier. It just needed a routine service: cleaning the pots, sockets and jacks to prevent some static noises. There is some heavy iron in this unit with two pairs of 6V6 output tubes.… Continue Reading

Ibanez Artist Restoration

A very good customer of mine has a 1970’s Ibanez Artist guitar. His father bought it for him brand new many years ago and has consistently played it for almost 4 decades. It has seen many gigs and sessions but… Continue Reading

1960 Fender Stratocaster

  I just had the pleasure of setting up a beautiful 1960 Fender Stratocaster. This guitar is all original except for being refretted some years ago. This particular model is a hardtail and has a more “Tele-like” tone and response.… Continue Reading

1970’s Gibson Les Paul

Here is a great old 70’s Gibson Les paul that belongs to Phil Caivano of Monster Magnet. This is one of his main touring guitars and has seen a lot of action. The headstock developed a slight crack and needed… Continue Reading

George Harrison’s Rickenbacker Guitar Auction

  George Harrison’s Rickenbacker 425 guitar up for auction along with some other Beatle memorabilia. Click here to check it out.

Famous Guitars With Names

Here is a cool article about some famous guitars with names. The article talks about their equally famous owners and their whereabouts. Enjoy! Click here to check out the article.

Fender Blues Junior and Pro Junior Bias Mod

  Adding a bias pot to the Fender Blues Junior and Pro Junior is becoming a very common modification these days. This modification helps extend tube life and reduces hiss in these amps. Another bonus is the amp runs cooler.… Continue Reading

New Neil Young Pono Music Player

Neil Young’s new Pono music player will be available for pre-order on March 15th. The Pono is supposed to deliver studio master-quality digital music at the highest audio fidelity possible which gives listeners the ability to experience music the way… Continue Reading

1964 Vox AC30 Repair

  I just had a visit from Brian Fallon of the Gaslight Anthem. He brought me his latest acquisition: a 1964 Vox AC30. It’s a non-Top Boost “Treble” model. This amp was basically untouched with everything looking to be original.… Continue Reading

More Guitar Wiring 101

  Here is another bad wiring situation I came across recently. The crimp connectors are not even insulated so they can short against the jack plate or each other. The wires were not even soldered to the jack itself. It’s… Continue Reading

1957 Vibrolux

This is the 1957 Fender Vibrolux amp that was featured in my “Vintage Capacitors” Shop Update post. In the post I talked about how the amp didn’t sound very good and needed a cap job. Well after I got into… Continue Reading

Supro Thunderbolt!

  A very clean Supro Thunderbolt on my Gear For Sale page. Looks amazing and sounds great! All serviced and ready to play!! Click here to check it out.

1955 Fender Pro Amp

There are a few more new gear items on my Gear For Sale page including this 1955 Fender Pro amp. It was painted black many years ago and is definitely worn but it does power up and work. A little… Continue Reading