Good song, start to finish.
As has been said, tubes are more rugged than you would think. They are most vulnerable when they are hot.
I go to the hardware store and get some clear plastic tubing that will fit over the ends, then cut small pieces as needed and slip it on.
Just pull the power tubes.
The 137 indicates that it is a CTS speaker. Measure the ohms at the speaker terminals with a multi meter. The DCR reading you get will be a little...
Has the Black Magic Zen made an appearance this time around?
Who has the Direct Drive V3 in stock? The only place I've that carries them is Prymaxe and they have been out of stock for weeks.
Yep, should have bought that one last time around.
Should have bought the Black Zendrive II when it was up.
There is a serial number on the chassis that should help you date the amp. Check this website for help on dating Fender amps....
OK, I apologize, I took it the wrong way. No excuses on my part.
The snarky remark wasn't really necessary, no one is questioning your expertise. I only commented on the first one because that is the only one I own.
For sure the first pedal shown is an Super Six SRV Mod.
I corrected my post above. The 1974 18 watt also had two channels not just one.
The TMB derivative has two channels, one with a volume and tone,...
If the amp has a regular channel with volume and tone and a tremolo channel and uses an ez81 rectifier, it is an 18 watt. If it has two channels...
After your done with the soldering, look closely at the connections with a good light. If only a few of the sheath(ground) wires get loose and...