Dec 6, 2022
Episode 106: No special guests, but plenty of amp questions answered and some recipes!
Some of the topics discussed:
1:01 It's good to be anxious
3:59 Our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/vintageamps
4:18 Any interest in a Seattle amp swap meet / hang on December 31? Message me at email@example.com.
4:49 Deluxe's TAVA-tribute El Pato-Tone 9-volt practice amp: Now available in the green El Pato can! (Reverb link)
12:39 Impedance vs resistance, revisited; phaser analysis; chicken curry
27:38 Netflix's new documentary, 'Travelin' Band: Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Royal Albert Hall'
30:45 Harp player Paul Oscher; Jontavious Willis' interview with Oscher on the Diddie Wah Diddie podcast (link)
33:34 Tips on extending wiring; a Western Electric Slice
37:06 Safe long-term storage of vintage amps; a Falcon discovered in the trunk of a car
40:23 What's the simplest tube reverb circuit? the Boss FRV-1 '63 Fender Reverb pedal, vintage Premier 90 Reverb tanks
45:38 'The How & Why of Guitar Tube Amps' by Gar Gillies (order: http://www.garnetamps.com/order_b.htm)
50:57 Now you have a third salad dressing
51:31 Is the speaker switch I made safe to use? Grits with smoked gouda
1:00:07 Buying a second-hand Mesa Boogie amp
1:04:02 What's the CSA Thermal Protector on a Fender Musicmaster Bass amp?
1:06:52 An Australian Philips PA conversion that won't stop popping and crackling; cathode resistors and plate load resistors
1:09:17 Three Marshall Super Lead heads, one that has ghosting; filter capacitance
1:18:35 Soup with kale and white beans
1:21:01 Yank magazine; a fancy tube tester (and a Heathkit signal generator) still available at Skip's; Rabbit Hole bourbon (link); Sherwood (British TV show); see Skip at the Marin Guitar Show (January 2023, link)
There's a giant index page for nearly all the former topics we've discussed in our first 100 episodes found here.