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Peavey Classic 30 repair

Peavey Classic 30 repair –

This Peavey Classic 30 repair was a bit of a nightmare! It arrived with a fairly basic problem – the amp wouldn’t turn on. This was down to a loose screw. It held the mains fuse holder internally. When this came loose, the fuse holder was dangling in mid air and shorted mains directly to […]

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Bogner Repair - Shiva

Bogner Repair – Shiva MK II

This Bogner repair was sent over all the way from Liverpool on the recommendation of a Liverpool tech who makes fantastic boutique point to point gear, but doesn’t deal much in modern technology. The issue was with the DC heater supply which uses a switch mode power supply. Mr Bogner decided to use a switch […]

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Hughes and Kettner Grandmeister repair

Hughes and Kettner Grandmeister repair

I’ve been hoping for a Hughes and Kettner Grandmeister repair since they first came out. Luckily for me when the amp’s owner saw my tubemeister repair blog he decided to send his amp all the way from Kent to be repaired at my Newark workshop. Apparently his local amp tech said ‘I don’t do modern […]

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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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