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Marshall 2554 JCM 800 combo repair-4

Marshall 2554 JCM 800 combo repair

This JCM800 combo repair came to me for a full service before the user sold it. It also had a common problem with the power light illumination. I spotted a few things during the service. A bit of preventative action has hopefully made the amp a more pleasurable experience for the user. There were a […]

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Bugera repair V55

Bugera Repair – V55

Turned this Bugera repair around quickly in time for it’s owner’s gig in Skegness. The amp is a vintage 55, or V55. The amp was brought in for a standard 2 hour service, with a few particular points of attention. The owner had noticed that the clean channel was overdriving much sooner than previously. Also […]

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pa speaker repair

PA speaker repair – dB Arena 10

Last year I completed a PA speaker repair, I’ve just found the photos of the damaged crossover so I thought I’d blog the repair. The owner had bought a pair of these nice dB Arena 10 speakers from a disreputable eBay seller. One was working, but the other had a fried HF compression driver and […]

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HH amp repair

HH amp Repair 

I’ve seen and played most amps in my career in music retail and amp repair, but this HH amp Repair was a bit of a revelation. The clean channel is a thing of beauty. It’s a full solid state oversized 1×12 combo with two independent channels. The tube emulation circuit seems to involve distorting a […]

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Dyna Comp Repair

MXR Dyna Comp repair

The Dyna Comp is possibly the most famous of the compressors used on guitar. This Dyna Comp repair was similar in nature to the ESD fix that I’ve documented elsewhere in relation to the Carbon Copy pedals.  The issue is with the switching circuit – the FX does not switch in when the pedal is […]

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