The Truth About Vintage Amps, Ep. 2

The second episode of the Truth About Vintage Amps with Skip Simmons is now live!

Every month on this podcast, guitar amp guru Skip Simmons shares stories and fields your questions on tube amp buying, restoration and repair. Co-hosted by the Fretboard Journal’s Jason Verlinde.

Topics discussed on this episode:
-Safe, long-term storage of tube amps
-The magic behind tube Standel amps
-Calculating the exact wattage of an amp
-Good “goos” (and how to fix a torn speaker)
-Paul Rivera-era Fenders
-The Kalamazoo Model 2
-The modern tube marketplace
-Simple tube amp maintenance anyone can do
-The limits of safely mismatching speakers to a stated amp load

and much more…