Dec 7, 2021
It's the 84th episode of the Truth About Vintage Amps!
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Some of the topics discussed this week:
1:52: Full transcription of Ep. 83 on our Patreon (yay or
4:14 Skip's recommended gifts: Jack Darr, Joy of Cooking, the
Gibson amp book, the Ampeg amp book, Fender Amps: The First 50
Years; El Pato
6:57 A new baffler: 1964 Super Reverb with a three-prong
10:10 A pristine 1956 Fender Pro that needs TLC
14:42 An Audio Guild Bonham 120 with low vibrato intensity
20:34 Taming a Fender Twin Reverb reissue by pulling the 12AX7 on
the normal channel
27:27 ID'ing the oil for a Tel-Ray oil-can echo unit / Ucon
29:55 How to find replacement 1" diameter Mallory can
capacitors for a 1950s Valco with 1" diameter Mallory can
capacitors, re-using old funky wire, the Fender 5E5 Pro input,
40:36 A 1965-ish Princeton Reverb that makes wave crashing
42:31 PSA on three-prong power cords: SVT or SJT
45:46 Finding time in your busy life to work on amps
50:57 Changing the circuit on a late 1940s Harmony Model 200; Mr.
57:51 Fender Concert IIs: Any good?
1:01:07 Resistors influence on tone?
1:06:10 Ledaig single malt scotch, Jameson's Black Barrel whiskey,
and other stuff sent to Skip; Body and Soul Pedals by listener Yann
(email@example.com, available at Real Guitars in
1:12:02 A recently shipped tube amp that lost its
1:16:53 The unique field coil wiring on a Hammond M-3 organ
1:24:19 Some Leslie 147 amp discoveries
1:33:47 The answer to this week's baffler
1:35:08 A Tweed Bassman clone with a loud squeal
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