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May 2014

Ask Amp Man

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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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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Negative Feedback, Fender Bassman 10

March 17, 2009
A look at negative feedback and hum balance
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Peavey Classic 50/410 Combo

February 16, 2009
A Peavey Classic 50/410 combo suffers from a swirling hum.
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Tackling Treble Trouble

January 15, 2009
Jeff tries to tame some out-of-whack treble on a 1983 Marshall JCM 800 4210 Combo
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Diagnosing a Distressed Tube Amp

December 16, 2008
A Fender Hot Rod Deluxe is on the fritz, and Jeff has five possible causes to check out
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Choke Troubleshooting

November 11, 2008
Popping issues arise when a choke is installed in an amp.
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Tubes for Tweeds

October 13, 2008
Jeff, I used to get Musician’s Hotline Magazine delivered and always headed straight for the “Ask Budda” column. About 98 percent of the stuff was over my head, but
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Impedance Mismatch and Vox Mods

September 9, 2008
Jeff dives into a problematic speaker and cabinet setups, but gives a clear-cut solution.
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Super Reverb & Blue Voodoo

September 3, 2008
I own a mid eighties JCM 2205 Split Channel Marshall. Can you suggest a tube that will help boost my gain?
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