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    Schematic on this thread -...

    Schematic on this thread - https://music-electronics-forum.com/showthread.php?t=39761
  2. Yes, it sounds like you may have a problem with a...

    Yes, it sounds like you may have a problem with a "physical" connection. Take some time to check the solder joints, especially those on the pots. Make sure any connectors are secure. Make sure the...
  3. The odd thing is that you say you tried another...

    The odd thing is that you say you tried another electric guitar and you get the same result?

    So it is odd that you have a guitar, with the volume set wide open, you get a relatively clean sound,...
  4. As JPB noted, this amp is designed for an...

    As JPB noted, this amp is designed for an Electric Acoustic guitar. A guitar that has a built in preamp system will produce a higher output compared to an electric guitar that has magnetic pickups. ...
  5. Does that mean is sounded "fine" or "distorted"...

    Does that mean is sounded "fine" or "distorted" with the second electric guitar?
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    How about Gun Stock Finish (followed by GS Wax)...

    How about Gun Stock Finish (followed by GS Wax) or Minwax Tung Oil Finish? Take a look at this video. Guitar Neck Refinishing : Ibanez RG270 Project
  7. Good start to your work. As for the Bulb...

    Good start to your work.

    As for the Bulb Limiter, I wouldn't use it when playing the amp. During play, the amp will be pulling more current- so of course the bulb will light up brighter. Now that...
  8. Creating the Omega symbol

    Randall....

    When using MS Word, I use the font called "Symbol". I start in Ariel, I type the letter "W" as a cap, I select that "W" and change the font to Symbol. I then get the Omega...
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    Is this one of those (tube) amps where you need...

    Is this one of those (tube) amps where you need to make sure the speaker is grounded to the chassis? I remember having a similar problem with an old Gibson Ranger amp. There were two leads coming...
  10. I'm not sure if this makes a difference.... but...

    I'm not sure if this makes a difference.... but when you say "pushed the drive button" ... are you talking about the button on the amp or the button on the foot switch?
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    Take a look here -...

    Take a look here - https://elektrotanya.com/dean_markley_k-150_sch.pdf/download.html

    Looks like you can also buy the schematic from MusicParts.com.
  12. I would love to have a cheapo curve tracer - one...

    I would love to have a cheapo curve tracer - one that could test for Vce. But I just don't have the room and budget for an old Tektronix!
  13. Are you talking about R3 and R6? 100ohms, 5w? ...

    Are you talking about R3 and R6? 100ohms, 5w? Don't you have 1 resistor for both V1 and V2 and another for V3 and V4?

    And what about the voltages for R155 and R159? There are notes on the right...
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    Harold.... To me, Series Resistors and Voltage...

    Harold....

    To me, Series Resistors and Voltage Dividers are synonymous. Take a look at this entry level video from the Khan Academy. I believe it is a good starting point for conversations.
  15. And this thread has a copy of the schematic -...

    And this thread has a copy of the schematic - https://music-electronics-forum.com/showthread.php?t=49389&highlight=Rivera+Venus
  16. JMF - I believe that is the BEST alternative. ...

    JMF - I believe that is the BEST alternative.

    The other option here is to ask my friend, do you always keep that control pushed In or Out? If that is the case, we abandon the switch.

    I was...
  17. BTW - according to Owners Manual .... Gain Pot...

    BTW - according to Owners Manual ....

    Gain Pot (Boost Section) - Controls the amount of Drive and degree of Overdrive required. When the control is pulled forward, the Master EQ is switched in to...
  18. If I could only hold my ruler steady.... I do...

    If I could only hold my ruler steady.... I do have some plastic calipers. Maybe time to get a nice one.

    It looks like the Bushing length on the installed pot is 15/32", 11.9mm.

    The difference...
  19. Thanks Gents.... I saw the pot at Full...

    Thanks Gents....

    I saw the pot at Full Compass. It looks similar to the one at Amp Repair Parts except for the legs. And yes JMF, you are correct. The female threads on this pot are different...
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    It turns out there is another thread on this site...

    It turns out there is another thread on this site that you might review - https://music-electronics-forum.com/showthread.php?t=19251&highlight=Peavey+Bass+Amp+Max115

    It sounds like a similar...
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    Welcome.... Did you ever hear this amp working...

    Welcome....

    Did you ever hear this amp working before you bought it? How do you know the speaker is good?

    And did you try a different instrument and cable?

    Did you test the amp by...
  22. Marshall 5275 Combo Amp - boost gain 1M pot with pull switch

    MEF members....

    I have a Marshall 5275 Combo Amp (AKA Marshall 75 Reverb) that has a bad pot, VR1 - the boost gain 1M pot with pull switch. The shaft has lots of play and when you touch it, you...
  23. Thanks for the heads up. I know that different...

    Thanks for the heads up.

    I know that different cabs have different resonant points. Perhaps the MOD tanks need to be mounted so they are in more a floating mode. So that means some additional...
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    Is this it? FSDH0265RN Datasheet...

    Is this it?

    FSDH0265RN Datasheet
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    I too bought an SSD return at Frys - a Samsung...

    I too bought an SSD return at Frys - a Samsung 860EVO 1 TB in fact!!! I have used it for testing Backups and Clones. Must have formatted the thing a half dozen times - Works great!!
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    Thanks Juan.... You're right, there are many...

    Thanks Juan....

    You're right, there are many versions of the Bandit - A few versions of the 65, then the 75, then the 112, then the 112 Blue Stripe Teal, and the 112 Silver Stripe Transtube, the...
  27. Thanks Gents!!

    Thanks Gents!!
  28. Accutronics 4EB2C1B Spring Reverb Tank Replacement

    MEF Members -

    My friend has a faulty Accutronics 4EB2C1B Spring Reverb Tank. This is the 2 spring, long tank. Input Resistance = 600 ohms, Output Resistance = 2250 ohms.

    I have a MOD 8EB2C1B...
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