Blackfacing an AC568 circuit?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by stratotastic, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. stratotastic

    stratotastic Member

    Jun 2, 2008
    Stranded in Philly
    I'm about to pull the trigger on a late '68 Bassman with the AC568 circuit. It's in great shape and a decent deal so I figured I'd pick it up, see how it sounds, and reserve the possibility of blackfacing it. I do all my own guitar wiring/mods, have worked on some pedals, but never poked around inside an amp before. (Yes I know about the possibility of death, thanks.) Just wondering how involved of a project this would be if I end up getting the amp and deciding to do it.

    I can read schematics and layouts, have a friend who builds amps to help me out if needed, and a great tech right down the street if everything else fails. But I just want to see what I would be getting into, as this will factor in my decision on whether to buy the amp in the first place.


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