Ep. 49: "You Could Have Just Left It in the Trash"


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Once again, Skip Simmons is fielding guitar amp questions from around the world.

Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

3:32 A brief moment of despair 10:34 Our new Patreon page: Hear Skip's actual voice! 21:30 Colin Cripps' Filmosound, revisited 25:15 Skip's chassis stand 30:37 Changing the linear taper volume pot on an early '80s Princeton Reverb 34:53 Putting a guitar input into the pre-amp of a Hammond L-100 organ 40:33 Salvaging tubes from a free Lowry organ 43:40 The 5F10 Fender Harvard 47:17 "Peekofarad" or "pykofarad" 48:35 The light-dependent resistor on a Gibson GA20-RVT tremolo 52:30 Replacing the 6CA7/EL34 power tubes with new old stock Sylvania/RCA or brand new Electro-Harmonix 57:40 Bass cut on a Tweed Deluxe clone 1:02:20 Vibro Champ tremolo revisited 1:06:17 Boutique parts & homemade ramen 1:17:32 Patton fans

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

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