Hot Rod deluxe trouble shoot

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Mika, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Mika

    Mika Member

    Jul 23, 2010
    Tampa bay/ Joburg
    I recently got a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, and until tonight was quite happy with my amp.
    However tonight while playing with my Jazzmaster with p90s, in mid song without me noticing it went from nice clear overdrive to a rather unpleasant breakup, much less distinct. It was almost as if I blew the amp or the speaker, however the speaker seems fine.
    there seems to be no volume loss, just a loss in dynamic, and clean tone.

    Any ideas, as it did not sound like this until it seemed I pushed the amp a bit to hard.

    could it be preamp tubes? or speaker? Or worse...... :/
  2. Dashface

    Dashface Member

    Jun 25, 2007
    Victoria BC
    Well, I had a similar thing happen to me way back with an HRD and it was a cold solder joint. Took it to a tech and they fixed 'er up.

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