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Once again, Skip Simmons is fielding guitar amp questions from around the world, except this time we’re joined by special guest, guitarist/amp tech Jef Brown! Jef sheds light his favorite 5E3 tweaks, Mogami wire and so much more.
Some of the topics discussed on this episode:
8:54 ‘Practical Amplifier Diagrams’ (1947)
17:02 The grounds on an all-original 1962 Fender Tweed Champ
22:34 Power section filtering
26:30 Special Guest: Jef Brown! (Jef’s band, Jef’s amp blog)
1:13:32 A Gibson GA-25 RVT Hawk that smells
1:19:23 Bass-ifying a single-ended amp build
1:23:00 A Silverface Princeton Reverb missing its foot switch
1:25:15 El Paso fajita seasoning
1:26:04 Turning your amps on-and-off during the workday
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Photo above: The 3.3 resistor mod (not 2.2 as stated) on Jef Brown’s Deluxe clone.