Jun 10, 2020
Once again, Skip Simmons is fielding tube amp questions from around the world.
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This episode is sponsored by Grez Guitars.
Some of the topics discussed in this episode:
4:46 Bill Krinard's Silvertone Twin Twelve reverb fix
20:23 This week's sponsor: Grez Guitars (watch RJ Ronquillo's demo video here)
21:20 Whatever happened to Jason's Stew-Mac Champ kit?
25:03 An input no. 2 aficionado
31:11 Re-gluing a Fender faceplate
34:00 A '54 Champ and a VanAmps Reverbamate
41:11 A test cabinet for field coil speakers
44:39 A patch bay for multiple amp outputs
49:33 The magic of JBLs
56:09 A Subaru Outback with an oil leak & Toyota Land Cruisers
1:05:17 How long can an amp sit without needing a voltage ramp-up
1:07:14 9-pin or octal tubes for a Fender 5C3 Deluxe
1:14:09 Scavenging parts from an inherited Heathkit Thomas organ
1:17:59 A blonde Fender Bassman with a single 12" speaker; the "Helmholtz Resonator"
1:22:05 Yellow Jackets converters in a 1971 Fender Vibroluxe Reverb
1:26:18 Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'
1:31:08 An outboard 110 to 240 converter for a New Zealander