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Current bid on Johnny's Mosrite is 250,000 and the amp is at 10,648 USD. I'm curious to see how high they will both go.
If I won a lottery today this is the first frivolous purchase I would be making.
The wife has already forbidden me from bidding on either item.
Thanks Warrent, that is exactly the info I was looking for, turns out it is solid state, my bad for posting in the tube amp forum.
I found another shot of the controls
I heard today that one of Johnny's early guitar amps is up for auction, it is listed as an Electro Harmonix Dirt Road Special. I cannot find any...
Further inspection of the old tube socket revealed the terminal underneath was missing as well, probably been like this for decades as my friend...
So after walking away mad at myself over the instrument cable episode I decided to go back to the magnatone. The normal channel seems to work...
My old Magnatone wired on tag strips [ATTACH]
Embarrassing story time
So yesterday after replacing all the filter caps I decided to test out the amp and see if I could bring this beast back...
Here is the cap I replaced, would this be era correct?
Glad I found this bad joint
Took a bit of work but that ugly old can is out[ATTACH]
My amplified parts order came in, time to resurrect this beast.
Well I sanded it straight, touched up the ends of the existing fret slots and pressed in some new frets. I didn't have any fret dots so I glued...
Actually I did a quick truss rod adjustment before I started, I pulled the truss rod nut off and it has the truss rod inside an aluminum channel...
Whatever that veneer was it was razor thin, a couple of my fret markers popped out so I might have to get creative. [ATTACH]
So most of my guitar player buddies know I am learning how to do fret work, namely re-fret jobs. I am not comfortable working on decent guitars...
So it should be ok?
Does this capacitor look like an electrolytic, I should probably change all these out if I am going to try to resurrect this beast. [ATTACH]
I used the same fiberboard from them on my JCM 800 6V6 build, worked great[ATTACH]
A little upgrade to the power supply, now just waiting for my tubes to arrive to give it a real test. The 12DW7 is quite the oddball with half of...
here is a clip of the reverb circuit, am I correct in assuming the impedance of the reverb transformer is 8 ohm
I think I am going to take some of the advice that has been offered here and order some proper tubes to try and hear what this thing should...