Here’s some photo’s from a recent repair of a VOX Night Train amplifier. The amplifier was producing no sound. Curiously the HT voltage on the first pre-amp valve was only 95 VDC, way below spec. I removed the valves and the HT on the first valve stage was still only 95 VDC. On further investigation [...]
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Here are some photos from the inside of a Peavey Classic 30 that I recently repaired. The amp was brought in making a ton of crackling noises and was cutting out intermittently. It had been looked at previously by someone who had concluded that the PCB had absorbed moisture (not possible), and had tried to [...]
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A couple of safety earthing issues I’ve seen over the last few weeks. Here’s the safety earth from a recent repair on a JMI era VOX AC30. Suffice to say, if you were going to solder the safety earth to something, then the chassis might have been a better bet…… OK, that was a vintage [...]
I’ve posted previously that a friend of mine, Nathan, is building and repairing guitars in Brighton. Nathan’s now got his web-site, Brighton Guitar Workshop, up and running so you can check out his work.
Here’s some Youtube footage of one of our combination amps in action at a recent Tom Robinson gig in Ypres. The amp is a 15W 2 x 10″ Sir Charles 15W combination. Incidentally, the speakers are Tayden True Brits.
For those of you residing in the Brighton environs who want to try out (and hopefully purchase!) a JPF amp, you can do so at Alfie’s Music, 17 Trafalgar St, Brighton, BN1 4EQ – Tel. 01273 606335 Alfie has a SC15 1×12″ combination amp, and we aim to get some more of our range down to [...]
Here is some Youtube footage from the debut gig of the New County Flyers, supporting Dawes at Dingwalls in Camden. Although the amps are out of shot, the Flyers were all using JPF backline! James and Patrick were using 1×12 Sir Charles 15 combos, and Dave (bass) was using a King Charles 30 head. We’ll [...]
Regent Sounds, who not only sell JPF Amplification, but also are Central London (and indeed Denmark Street’s) only Fender Custom Shop dealer, have finally got their web-site up and running, courtesy of Long Oblong web design. Regent Sounds specialize in Fender and Gretsch guitars, and Fender, Vox and (of course!) JPF Amplification. Regent Sounds are [...]
If you’ve been following our blog, you may have noticed that I have advertized that a good friend of mine, and excellent guitar repairer and builder, Nathan, has got his workshop up and running in Brighton. Nathan has been getting requests from his customers for amplifier repairs, so has asked me if I would be [...]
It’s not often you see one of these. No-one I know had one seen before. It is of course the Wem Deep Blue. Looks fairly conventional from the front. But what’s that in the back. A Copicat tape echo! We’ve only found one other picture of a Wem Deep Blue in the internet [...]