Once again, Skip Simmons also fielding guitar amp questions from around the world, but this week we have a special guest: Colleen Fazio of Fazio Electric!
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This episode is brought to you by Grez Guitars and Amplified Parts.
Some of the topics discussed on this episode:
:54 A silverface Twin left on without a speaker
3:44 A tweed Deluxe with two serial numbers
5:58 Meet our new sponsor: Amplified Parts
16:57 Deluxe Amplification’s 1949 Ford and car radio reverb units
21:14 Special guest: Colleen Fazio of Fazio Electric (mid-century modern inspired amplifiers, repair tips, Vero amps, pasta sauce!) Follow her on Instagram and subscribe to her new YouTube channel.
1:03:10 Fender Vibro Champ XD pre-amp tubes; extending transformer leads
1:08:45 The tonal impact of a loose ground connection with a three-prong replacement cord
1:13:55 Free green onions forever
1:15:15 Recommended combo setup for an organ and guitar player
1:19:21 Using an extension cord with a GFI outlet
1:22:50 An underwhelming Massie 966 Squire amp
1:28:09 A Peavey Vintage 4×10 with compaction 6C10 tubes
1:31:37 Appreciating the Fender Bassman 70
Picture above: A couple of the vintage amps currently on Fazio Electric’s bench. Below: Fazio with her new cabinet design and soon-to-be-completed chasis.
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Additional thanks to the presenting sponsors of the Fretboard Journal: Gibson, Martin and Carter Vintage Guitars.