Ep. 44: "Heavy Rotation at the Prison Library"


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Once again, Skip Simmons also fielding guitar amp questions from around the world, but this week we have a special guest: Colleen Fazio of Fazio Electric!

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This episode is brought to you by Grez Guitars and Amplified Parts

Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

:54 A silverface Twin left on without a speaker 3:44 A tweed Deluxe with two serial numbers 5:58 Meet our new sponsor: Amplified Parts 16:57 Deluxe Amplification's 1949 Ford and car radio reverb units 21:14 Special guest: Colleen Fazio of Fazio Electric (mid-century modern inspired amplifiers, repair tips, Vero amps, pasta sauce!) Follow her on Instagram and subscribe to her new YouTube channel. 1:03:10 Fender Vibro Champ XD pre-amp tubes; extending transformer leads 1:08:45 The tonal impact of a loose ground connection with a three-prong replacement cord 1:13:55 Free green onions forever 1:15:15 Recommended combo setup for an organ and guitar player 1:19:21 Using an extension cord with a GFI outlet 1:22:50 An underwhelming Massie 966 Squire amp 1:28:09 A Peavey Vintage 4x10 with compaction 6C10 tubes 1:31:37 Appreciating the Fender Bassman 70

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