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    Im new to this forum and a novice when it comes...

    Im new to this forum and a novice when it comes to working inside an amp but Ive been playing harp for over 40 yrs.
    By the way. What an awesome forum. There seems to be a lot of chatter goin on here...
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    all done, here is a photo

    Thank you to Leo and g-0ne and Enzo.
    I finished working on the little Gibson today.
    I plugged it in and held my breath. It was absolutely quiet, awesome I thought.
    I let it heat up then turned the...
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    Hey Enzo, It was originally making a harsh kind...

    Hey Enzo,
    It was originally making a harsh kind of loud screaming/gargling noise.
    If I slapped it the noise would go away, Eventually it would not go away.
    One guy put in a new tube, (a metal 6V6...
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    I wired it correctly, I do not know if a lug was...

    I wired it correctly,
    I do not know if a lug was used just to join the wires from pin 8 but there are 8 pins on the 6SJ7.
    None of the lugs would be empty.
    Im not sure what the 8 pins do so maybe...
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    Im gonna double check to make sure it is...

    Im gonna double check to make sure it is according to the schematic.
    Im a little insecure because the schematic does not tell me what colour coming from the transformer goes where.
    So Im going by...
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    Hey g-one Thank you. Man this forum is awesome I...

    Hey g-one
    Thank you. Man this forum is awesome I cant believe how quick I hear from people.
    Sorry here is another schematic with pin #s
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    Thanks

    Wow that was a quick reply./
    Thanks so much for that.
    Im not sure who changed the resistor in question. It could have been there all along.
    But I will take your advice and change it back and Ill...
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    my little 54 GA-5 needs rescue

    Hi Friends
    I am trying to repair my little amp.
    It has been really messed up for a long time.
    I took it to several people including someone who is supposed to be a good amp tech with 20 yrs...
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