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Amp problem #2 today-'65 Princeton Reverb blowing use when turning it on

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Custom Deluxe, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Custom Deluxe

    Custom Deluxe Member

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    Posted a thread about my '67 Deluxe Reverb going south, now problem with a '65 Princeton Reverb. It is blowing the use immediately upon turning it on.

    Any ideas on this problem?
     
  2. BudLite

    BudLite Supporting Member

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    start w/ the tubes....
     
  3. windjamma

    windjamma Member

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    Try a new rectifier tube
     
  4. rhythmrocker

    rhythmrocker 1966 Battle of the Bands Supporting Member

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    no no no - don't turn it on anymore and take it to a tech. Do you really want to experiment? There could be so many things wrong, no offense to anyone here, but you can not get an accurate diagnosis from a distance and there is too much to lose.
     

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