Aug 24, 2022
Episode 99 of our podcast and Skip has one more surprise in store... yet another giveaway prize for our 100th episode!
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Some of the topics discussed this week:
:23 The Fretboard Summit Chicago: Come see Jason, Larry Chung, Grez Guitars, and more August 25-27 at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music (link)
7:02 One more prize for our 100th episode giveaway: A 1971 Skip-modded SF Champ
10:30 Skip is headed to a guitar show... in January (link)
12:55 A 1928 National Squareneck Tricone Style 1 for sale; a Recording King amp
17:56 One thing we've learned about vintage amps over the course of this podcast, a 1960 Fender Super in factory white (Instagram link)
23:55 Choosing the ultimate pickup-testing amp
28:13 Isaiah Mitchell; bias or no bias
32:54 A twin Reverb with a dying sound on the vibrato channel
38:50 Goat judging, redux (Instagram link)
44:39 Reverb without transformers, ie the Ampeg GU-12
46:34 A Traynor YGM-3 with an overly metallic reverb
48:38 Is an amp a signal pusher or a signal sucker?
51:03 Music Man amps, keeping a 12AX7 from failing, 6CA7 tubes, Johnny Winter's burning Music Man (YouTube link)
53:43 Could Gibson successfully reissue a Crestline-era style amp? schematicheaven.net
58:54 How important is an original output transformer?
1:01:18 The high-pitched ringing of a V2 (12AX7) on a 5F4
1:03:23 A 1968 Fender Bronco vs. a '75 Vibro Champ
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