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  1. Though some leave better things behind than...

    Though some leave better things behind than others...

    Jusrin
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    Update. So I dug my Jet with the crappy...

    Update.

    So I dug my Jet with the crappy Celestion out of the closet & rigged it up with a series of jumper wires & such. Holy $#!+ this amp was brite! After looking at about 4 different tone...
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    This seems like a situation where to slap new...

    This seems like a situation where to slap new cables in will be the cheaper option, despite parts cost, because it only takes seconds. But I think the costlier (labor-intensive) option would be...
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    Ah, that makes sense. I stuck a bit of...

    Ah, that makes sense.

    I stuck a bit of insulation in the input jack to defeat the shorting feature, that enabled noise. I also both used shielded wire for my Cut runs, then used regular with a...
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    A few random observations... Setting it up to...

    A few random observations...

    Setting it up to squeal but then setting the guitar across the room (maybe 10' away) & no squeal. I feel like it's ground-related, though, as I can get it to screech...
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    Mine is laid out nothing like that... ;P Justin

    Mine is laid out nothing like that... ;P
    Justin
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    Hey All, Thanks for all the theories/advice....

    Hey All,

    Thanks for all the theories/advice. I'll try what's easy & quick, since this is a recycled organ chassis with true PTP wiring & limited space on the chassis. The cab is something I kinda...
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    To Helmholtz & Enzo, Any ideas how to fix this...

    To Helmholtz & Enzo,

    Any ideas how to fix this if your theory is correct?

    Justin
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    Clarification: no problems if I have the controls...

    Clarification: no problems if I have the controls on 10 AND I'm touching some grounded part of the guitar. If I am inducing the squeal by touching the tube AND then I touch a metal part of the...
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    Looking for a Noise Theory...

    Disclosure: I do not have a scope.

    I just finished an amp build & let the buyer hear it the other night. He loves it. I decided to make a few changes to "clean up" the insides. After changes, was...
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    I like the stuff. In certain things, in certain...

    I like the stuff. In certain things, in certain locales... SOMEbody likes it; we certainly got a case or two every month when I worked at the Fewd Dawg.

    Justin
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    I don't remember hearing that one before... And...

    I don't remember hearing that one before... And I'm gonna start listing "Ion Implanter" as my "Occupation" on official gubmint forms.

    @ Chuck & Leo (& anyone else), I like the guy cuz he's more...
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    This isn't about shocking yer weenie, but it is...

    This isn't about shocking yer weenie, but it is why I don't yuse pencils to poke around in amps...

    Leo, you asked for it...

    https://youtu.be/5YBwDNfOaxU

    Jusrin
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    Reminds me of ~1966 Pink Floyd! Justin

    Reminds me of ~1966 Pink Floyd!

    Justin
  15. Leo lives in New York. And while pineapple has...

    Leo lives in New York. And while pineapple has its place on SOME pizza, New York Pizza is not one of them.

    Jusrin
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    From their ad copy: "... An ultra-compact head...

    From their ad copy:
    "... An ultra-compact head amp that you can easily carry in one hand.
    In spite of its size, monster-class sound power with 50W output.
    The ... amp features vacuum fluorescent...
  17. Yet in a funny way, Leo, I don't think Neil would...

    Yet in a funny way, Leo, I don't think Neil would mind in the least that you don't recognize him. He's the practical antithesis of "rock god." All three of them are, actually...

    We forgive you on...
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    Has anyone ever made a guitar amp with nuvistors?...

    Has anyone ever made a guitar amp with nuvistors?

    Justin
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    I misread your opening as "for rather digital...

    I misread your opening as "for rather digital performance."

    About the only thing I know how to interpret is the amplification factor... How you gonna get a 5150 out of effectively is a 12AU7?
    ...
  20. I've seen one of those guys 6 times... I think...

    I've seen one of those guys 6 times... I think the retort is appropriate.

    Jusrin
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    Thanks! ;) Jusrin

    Thanks! ;)

    Jusrin
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    Well, at least it's a testament to the toughness...

    Well, at least it's a testament to the toughness of JJ 6V6s... I still wouldn't do it on purpose though.

    Justin
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    I didn't pull them from a board. It just seems my...

    I didn't pull them from a board. It just seems my tube vendor noted the "identicl" specs & just lumped them all together under "12AU7 NOS (various brands)," & it's still self-oscillatwy even though I...
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    NOS Tubes & Data

    So, I'm not here to discourage anyone from trying different tubes or to make a new "law" about applications, just wanted to share an experience.

    A few years ago I ordered a couple different...
  25. The can cap being 40/20/20 is no biggie. Fender...

    The can cap being 40/20/20 is no biggie. Fender frequently changed on the fly.

    Justin
  26. Is that with the tubes in or out? Also: the...

    Is that with the tubes in or out?

    Also: the Silverface Champ does not follow the AA764 schematic. It follows the CBS Fender Champ schematic. The B+ on the SF Champ is 420VDC. With modern wall...
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    I was mostly talking guitar players there... ...

    I was mostly talking guitar players there...

    Justin
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    Well, Fender's been putting the reverb where the...

    Well, Fender's been putting the reverb where the FX loop goes since 1960 anyway, so... ;)
    I'm not usually using more than three boxes at a time anyway, and generally no more than 5 on the floor. I'm...
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