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by The Stratmangler
Tue Oct 19, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

a thought just occurred... what happens if a pot fails in my 339? or the better question: what does one do to remedy a pot failing in a 339? I peered through the f-hole on mine, and the connection to the pickups appears to be a push on Molex connector. Whether this continues to the tone circuits I ...
by The Stratmangler
Sun Oct 10, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

I heard that all the "traditional" pots were being made in Taiwan or China too. As long as they meet spec it doesn't really matter. If you want to go in deep with pots these guys claim to have CTS make pots to true vintage spec https://www.crazyparts.de/electronics/cts-tvt-custom-pots/inde...
by The Stratmangler
Sun Oct 10, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

Leo didn't have the option of using Alps in the early 50s, and if he'd had the option he'd probably have dismissed Alps pots as "Jap crap".
by The Stratmangler
Sun Oct 10, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Thundercat - Drunk (2017)

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by The Stratmangler
Sat Oct 09, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Jean-Michel Jarre Live In Notre-Dame VR - Welcome To The Other Side (2021)
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by The Stratmangler
Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

Result!
A couple of diagrams I looked at had capacitor value at 0.05uf
by The Stratmangler
Mon Oct 04, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

Try looking here, Ed https://guitarelectronics.com/original- ... -diagrams/
Scroll down the list and pull in what you need.
Fender themselves are bloody useless - there used to be a decent repository of service diagrams, but that's now broken.
by The Stratmangler
Thu Sep 30, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Instruments
Topic: freddie's gone to pot
Replies: 29
Views: 930

Re: freddie's gone to pot

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by The Stratmangler
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Marcus King - El Dorado (2020)

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by The Stratmangler
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

The Derek Trucks Band - Songlines (2006)

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by The Stratmangler
Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

The Derek Trucks Band - Soul Serenade (2003)

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by The Stratmangler
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator (2011)

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by The Stratmangler
Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Víkingur Ólafsson - Mozart & Contemporaries (2021)
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by The Stratmangler
Wed Sep 15, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4916
Views: 1110026

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Gaspar Claus - Tancade (2021)
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by The Stratmangler
Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Instruments
Topic: Brutal acoustic guitar reviews
Replies: 4
Views: 586

Re: Brutal acoustic guitar reviews

The guitars are not binned following the testing - they're kept to show what goes on with building tips and techniques I'll be honest, the drop and fallover tests make me wince when I see them, but the rough handling is done with purpose to expose the instruments to the worst that can be thrown at t...