Tune in for a new chapter of TAVA, with Skip and Jason zooming through your tube amp and cooking questions with the utmost precision (Thanks to our friends at Shure for sending us an MV7 … and Mrs. Simmons for clarifying).
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Some of the topics discussed this week:
: 31 Skip brings the tremor to the PA head
1:50 RIP Pat Martino
4:08 am El Pato green enchilada sauce
6:19 Exchange of the 6C4 for a 6J6 on a CHB-50 arc
10:05 am A magnatone vibrato pedal
12:58 PM A Princeton Reverb clone with a single note rattle
16:00 Glossary according to Skip: Bypass Cap; Baxandall, light-colored hat
23:17 An Epiphone Century from the late 50s alias Gibson GA-20T in disguise (see our Instagram)
26:23 More about amp hum
28:21 A ’56 Fender Champ or a ’60?
31:07 Shoutout Bob at Brookwood Leather (Link)
32:14 New boutique amps worth looking for; McCloston; Hamstead
37:23 Typewriters, again
38:24 Giveaway: A La Tosca accordion
39:36 Jason’s plan to keep the typewriters typing (free business idea); They could be giant ‘book’ (Redux, Link)
42:48 Looking for a clean American amp in Norway; Silverface twins
45:49 Why is the primary impedance high on 6L6 tubes on PA heads? Repair of vintage transformers
50:45 Why Amplifiers Were Replaced in the 80’s and 90’s; Gibson GA-1RT (YouTube link)
55:10 Looking for a Danelectro Virtuoso scheme; What to do with a disassembled amplifier with no circuit diagram available? Sierra Nevada Old Chico beer
59:36 guitarist Bobby Eli; the sound of Philadelphia; Vinnie Bell; ‘A house on fire’ (Amazon link)
1:02:18 What happens in a tube amplifier?
1:05:57 Guitarist Pasquale Grasso
Co-hosted by Jason Verlinde of the Fretboard Journal.
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