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    Old Mustard caps possible problem ..... have a look!!

    Hello. I have a stash of never used 60s and 70s mullard mustard caps. Some made in England and some made in Spain (labelled Bianchi) to the same specs. i have noticed that the cement has cracked slightly on some of them. They test absolutely perfect but I wonder if I should use them in amps. I...
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    Using Higgins India Ink to darken a streaky ebony fingerboard

    You should try it. The results above (i.e. Peavey) are great.
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    JTM45s low end....

    My main amp for big gigs is my Pure Soul amp. Basically, a custom made JTM45 with NOS parts, Obsolete Electronics OT, a master volume and a parallel fx loop. It drives a couple of GEC KT66s... glorious. Cab is loaded with 2 x UK made Tayden True Brit speakers (Greenback clone). The only thing I...
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    Using Higgins India Ink to darken a streaky ebony fingerboard

    Very interesting stuff
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    Show your little 5 watters!!!

    Excellent amps! Love them.
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    Show your little 5 watters!!!

    I had a Harley Benton GA5 (terribly bad sounding amp) modded into a 5F2A clone with no NFL, one 6V6GT and a Hammond OT. The perfect blues amp!!! With the mods it went from 0 to hero. Incredible change. Volume knob goes. 0 to 3 - clean;4-6 - cooking and dynamic; 7-10 - N Young's filth. Love it...
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    Sh****t! I left my amp on......

    You'll be fine
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    Tayden True Brit and Celestion G12M Greenback Heritage. What can you hear?

    My favourite current speaker is the Celestion G12M Greenback Heritage (Made in England). I have a 2x12" closed back cab with Tayden True Brits (also made in England) which are supposed to be very much like the original Greenback speaker).This is how the Taydens sound: For a fairer...
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    Black fingers after playing my Strat...

    I do not play live that often these days so I change strings 4 times a year: Christmas, Easter -ish, once before the summer period and once in September. The Boomers stay fresh for that long (generally).
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    Black fingers after playing my Strat...

    LOL!!! I could tell what the end of that Esteban guitar was going to be from the start and still, I found the ending weirdly satisfying.
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    Black fingers after playing my Strat...

    Is that true? (i.e. pic?)
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    Greetings and Salutations!

    Welcome to this great place.
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    New book coming RE: Peter Green's Les Paul/ luthier Sam Li

    This is great!!! Thank you.
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    Ahoy, Gents

    Welcome to this great place.
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    New member but an older poot

    Welcome to this great place.
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    Hi, from UK.

    Welcome to this great place.
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    Hello. I forgot how to play! (Mostly)

    Great decision to join in. Welcome to this great place.
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    Hello World!

    Welcome to this great place.




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