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Vintage Bass Electronics: Simple Logic for Common Issues

June 16, 2010
Is your vintage bass crackling, popping, or just plain weak? Here are some common fixes to try.
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Making a Super Reverb Super

April 15, 2010
A ’66 Fender Super Reverb. Photo courtesy of guitarphotographer.com. Hey, Jeff. I love your column! I look forward to reading it every month. I have a ’67 blackface Super
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‘62 Fender Strat Neck Chiropractic Adjustment

March 11, 2010
Gently working the bow out of an otherwise pristine ''62 Fender neck
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In Search of Uncle Bookie, Part 2

March 11, 2010
A artist-owned bass is in terrible shape. Refinish it or not?
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Tidying Up a 1971 Gibson SG

February 11, 2010
A nice SG needs a few touch-ups to be back to gigging condition
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Biasing a Bassman

February 11, 2010
Changing the tubes on a pawnshop Bassman 50 - which to get and how to bias?
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A Tubular Sounding 1966 Gibson ES 335TD

January 14, 2010
A great looking 1966 ES 335TD needs a little help with its sound.
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Unsung Heroes of Tone: The End of an Era

October 21, 2009
Kevin Borden finishes his journey through vintage bass amplification history with early ''80s Peavey combos
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Making a Supro Super

October 21, 2009
A 1948 Supro with some fuzz and speaker heat issues
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Fender Amp Bias and Impedance

September 18, 2009
Jeff answers two questions this month: tips on biasing a Fender Deluxe and matching a Bassman head to cabs with mismatched impedance
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