Any other "black" amp users notice

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  1. RedSkwirrell

    RedSkwirrell Senior Member

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    how they (Marshalls, Black Star, etc) collect more dust than anything else in the world?
    Ever?
    I mean, I know it's not rock 'n' roll but, GEEZE!
    I could clean mine every minute of every day for the next fifty years and they'll still look like I just pulled 'em out of the Vatican's catacombs* for the first time in 700 years!!!

    *I now realise that I actually have no idea how long the Vatican may have been in existence but, as a card-carrying atheist, I refuse apologise for anything other than on purely aesthetic/architectural grounds.
    :D
     
  2. Dun Ringill

    Dun Ringill Premium Member

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    I have dogs and I live in a desert. It's a little dusty here.
     
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  3. Uncle Remus

    Uncle Remus Silver Supporter

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    Old English polish and a microfiber towel.
     
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  4. Skit

    Skit Witch Doctor Premium Member

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    Yeah my purple one doesn't get as dusty as the green one and the black ones are the worst. :naughty:
     
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  5. Meatwad

    Meatwad Senior Member

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    I owned a black car once.

    It stayed clean for about 2 minutes after I’d wash it.

    Never again.....but damn....it looked really good for those two minutes.
     
  6. CRobbins

    CRobbins Premium Member

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    Black amps matter. :dude::dude:
     
  7. Tone deaf

    Tone deaf Senior Member

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    Toothbrush and Armor All matte.
     
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  8. Mark V Guitars

    Mark V Guitars バナナフライング...

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    #1970VIBROCHAMPSTOO
     
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  9. Jymbopalyse

    Jymbopalyse Senior Member

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    When it's not pushing air, I use one of these.

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  10. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    I know you can hose off vintage amps, but I don’t know if the new PCB stuff can take it.
    But anything before 1990 is totally waterproof.
     
  11. DavGrape

    DavGrape Silver Supporter

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    Sometimes I feather-dust the head.
     
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  12. dspelman

    dspelman Senior Member

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    Covers.
    They keep dust off.
     
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  13. E1WOOD5150

    E1WOOD5150 Purveyor of Joke Grenades

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    Is that what them young kids call "whacking off" nowadays?
     
  14. smk506

    smk506 Senior Member

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    I just give mine a good long soak in a bubble bath. They come out clean and relaxed and smelling great. A little bit of jergins lotion keeps the tolex looking young and suple.
     
  15. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    They’re not tough enough for anything more.
     
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  16. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    All reputable amp techs recommend Jergins. Neutragena may have commercials with hotter girls, but that’s not what you want for electrolytics.
     
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    smk506 Senior Member

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    Its true. The old school guys just rub in a little vasoline, but science has come a long way since the 50's.

    Science.
     
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    I play so loud the dust shakes off.
     
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    redcoats1976 Senior Member

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    you beat me to it...
     
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  20. RedSkwirrell

    RedSkwirrell Senior Member

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    To all those suggesting cleaning.., yer all PHILISTINES!!!
    :p
     
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