Ep. 47: "You Played for Money"


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Once again, Skip Simmons also fielding guitar amp questions from around the world. This week, we are also joined by special guest Colin Cripps (Blue Rodeo, the Jim Cuddy Band, Kathleen Edwards), who helps shed light on some of the very special amplifiers to come out of Canada.

Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

:55 "The unluckiest dude that there ever was," Skip's advice to fellow amp techs 10:16 The Truth About Vintage Amps Patreon page (fireside chats, a Skip grab bag of vintage "stuff"!) 16:24 Special guest: guitarist/producer Colin Cripps (Bernie Raunig's Filmosound amps, Johnson Amplifiers, TEX amps) 55:07 Music Picks: Emitt Rhodes, Esquerita, The Melodians 58:31 Replacement pots of choice 1:00:18 A Magnavox amp with a push-pull output but no phase inverter stage 1:02:10 What to do with a busted 1962 Fender Deluxe output transformer 1:04:39 Vibro Champs that lose volume when tremolo intensity is increased, revisited

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

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