Posted in June 2016

The K&K Pure Mini

Let’s talk about acoustic guitars for a moment.   They are wonderful, terrible beasts. They can make you happy and they can also make you want to break things.  The amplification of one of these little devils is frightfully tricky stuff.  I know perfectly fine luthiers and technicians who won’t bother with acoustic guitar electronics … Continue reading

A Peek Inside The 1967 Fender Twin Reverb

Last year, I acquired this abused and forlorn “blackface” Fender Twin Reverb amplifier.  We see a lot of vintage pieces here in central Florida with many of the same issues that this one had when it came in.  It had clearly been improperly stored and had seen heat and humidity over many years or had … Continue reading

Guitar Ownership Do’s and Don’t

In this blog I am sharing some suggestions for maintaining and caring for your guitar.  These are things that I believe will keep your guitar working well and even prolong its life.  Do: 1) DO wash your hands before you play.     Aside from extending string life, a good wash will get blood flowing to … Continue reading

Amplifier Ownership Do’s and Don’ts

Amplifier Ownership Do’s and Don’ts

In this blog I am sharing some suggestions for maintaining and caring for your amplifier.  These are things that I believe will keep your amplifier working well and even prolong its life. Do: 1) DO check your speaker impedance regularly.    Get a Volt/Ohm Meter.  Learn to use it.  It will be your good friend. … Continue reading