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  1. JamesAM replied to the thread Gibson AJ: historic 1936 vs used production vs HD28.

    Nice! I’m from Herndon but live in ashburn now. Going to atomic or action was always a big deal. I bought my first “real” amp from...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 1:54 PM
  2. JamesAM liked Axis29's post in the thread Gibson AJ: historic 1936 vs used production vs HD28.

    Yeah, I grew up in NoVa, Springfield, to be exact. It's never really been flush with choices. Chuck Levin's was always a destination....

    Nov 26, 2020 at 1:49 PM
  3. JamesAM replied to the thread Gibson AJ: historic 1936 vs used production vs HD28.

    Thanks! That’s a great story. I’m up in loudoun county, so pickers supply isn’t too far away. Surprisingly, there are very few solid...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 10:00 PM
  4. JamesAM liked Axis29's post in the thread Gibson AJ: historic 1936 vs used production vs HD28.

    A lot of great advice so far. I'll come at it from a slightly different perspective... Because I'm a small bodied, 12 fret, Gibson...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 9:55 PM
  5. JamesAM liked Nickfl's post in the thread Another 5e3 voltage question.

    Is your 372 volts on the plates measured from the plate to ground or the plate to cathode? Remember that plate voltage means plate to...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 7:17 PM
  6. JamesAM replied to the thread Another 5e3 voltage question.

    I’ll agree with the experts on here and say you’re probably good. Your voltages are close to the ones in my 5e3, and I had my own...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 7:07 PM
  7. JamesAM liked Lowerleftcoast's post in the thread Another 5e3 voltage question.

    And... different 6V6 tubes will have a different bias resistor drop voltage. Put in the RCA and measure, then swap the positions of the...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 6:41 PM
  8. JamesAM liked Wyatt's post in the thread Another 5e3 voltage question.

    Is that 372VDC B+ voltage off the rectifier tube cathode? Or 372VDC measured plate-to-cathode on the power tubes ("actual plate...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  9. JamesAM liked ThermionicScott's post in the thread Another 5e3 voltage question.

    Those voltages are almost exactly the same as what Fender shows on their '57 Deluxe Reissue:...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  10. JamesAM liked hotrodkid's post in the thread Having my ‘59 Bassman RI hand wired.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Just received these pics from Mike. I’m glad I upgraded to the Jupiters, if not anything else they make for...

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