The Truth About Vintage Amps, Ep. 45

Once again, Skip Simmons also fielding guitar amp questions from around the world. Submit your question to Skip here: podcast@fretboardjournal.com or leave us a voicemail or text at 509-557-0848.

This episode is brought to you by Grez Guitars and Amplified Parts.

Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

10:24 Chris’ Tone Scoring System
14:12 The three colors of El Pato
17:07 Silverface vs. late Blackface Champs
21:46 A Sherwood Master 8422 amp
24:55 Installing a pre-amp switch on a pair of tube amps
30:05 A TAVA handbook?
35:32 Modding the volume on input two of a reissue Princeton
39:06 “Expansion Control” on a Knight PA amp
43:23 Dan’s summer BBQ marinade

Picture above: Listener Micajah’s Knight PA amp with “expression” control.

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Additional thanks to the presenting sponsors of the Fretboard Journal: Gibson, Martin and Carter Vintage Guitars.