Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Repair

Making a Supro Super

October 21, 2009
A 1948 Supro with some fuzz and speaker heat issues
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1956 Gretsch Corsair Truss Rod Rescue

October 21, 2009
A snapped truss rod left this Gretsch non-adjustable. John rescues the guitar without removing the fingerboard.
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PRS Neal Schon Headstock Rebuild

September 18, 2009
A headstock break becomes more complicated with a Floyd Rose locking nut thrown in the mix
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New Speaker Plug for an Ampeg B-15-N

August 19, 2009
An Ampeg B-15-N without a speaker plug
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Tube Amp Troubleshooting 101

July 22, 2009
Diagnosing a dead Blues Junior with universal troubleshooting tips
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1933 National Duolian Resonator, Part 2

July 22, 2009
John continues his restoration of a 1933 National Duolian Resonator by finishing up on the headstock and repairing the fretboard.
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Speaker Loads and Overheating Amps

May 20, 2009
Jeff tackles a Sears Twin Twelve 1484 paired with mismatched ohms and a Crate that resets itself
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Black-Lighting a ’59 Fender Telecaster Neck

May 20, 2009
John Brown employs a black light to identify a refinished headstock, and help restore it to its original finish
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1966 Gibson L4C Clean Up

April 21, 2009
A 1966 Gibson L4C is great condition, other than a layer of dust and grime.
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Effects Loop Issues

April 21, 2009
Issues with an effects loop in a Soldano and feedback in a Mesa Boogie F-50 ran with pedals
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