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The Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons

Jan 22, 2019

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Twice a month, guitar amp guru and former drawbridge operator Skip Simmons fields your questions on tube amp buying, repair and maintenance. Co-hosted by the Fretboard Journal's Jason Verlinde. 

Topics discussed on this episode:

-The death of guitar shows
-The Truth About Vintage Amps rant on Skip's website
-Why you may not need a three-prong plug on your amp
-The "death cap" and the magic behind certain capacitors
-Non-MASCO P/A heads as guitar amps
-Inheriting and maintaining a '65 Super Reverb
-Amp biasing
-Learning how to read a schematic 

and much more.