Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Upkeep

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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Are You in Tune?

August 19, 2009
Tuning rules from Bob Taylor to save you some headaches
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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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1966 Martin D12-35 Neck Heel Restore

March 17, 2009
John Brown whips a ''66 D12-35 neck into shape
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Top 10 Tips on Vintage Bass Maintenance

March 17, 2009
Keeping your vintage bass in shape with minimal time and monetary investment
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Breaking in Your Speakers

March 17, 2009
Why a broken in speaker sounds different, and how to capture that sound with a new speaker
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