I have recently been asked a lot of questions regarding the mighty potentiometer and its function in guitars and amplifiers. So, here is a brief and hopefully informative clip explaining what goes on inside these devices. Enjoy!
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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
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
Historical Amplifiers, Part 1 -1965 Marshall Super PA owned by Pete Townshend
Recently on the bench we had the privilege (and let’s admit it) a whole lot of fun working on this wonderful early Marshall amplifier. It was a real treat to play. You can almost hear the history of rock music coming out of it. Take a journey with us now. Won’t you? Click the images … Continue reading