Marshall 75 Reverb
Amp Repair

Marshall 75 Reverb Restoral

A real gem of a solid-state amp by Marshall.  I mean, when my guitar slinger friend Neil came over and saw that I fix amps (I was rebuilding my Fender Blues Deluxe ’57 reissue at the time) he exclaimed, “Geez, I have this early-eighties Marshall amp that I love but 🎸

DrWatson Lion Tamer
Gear

DrWatson’s Lion Tamer

DrWatson’s Lion Tamer came to me by accident at a time that helped me avert great personal tragedy.  No, it doesn’t treat any serious illness or brace a sprained wrist.  It saves your personal relationship with my coveted amp, which I love to hate. My Fender ‘57 Blues Deluxe reissue 🎸

how to build a parts guitar
Gear

Building a Partscaster: A Great Father and Son Project

After my son got his new Gretsch, he spent the following week amplifier hunting.  He was determined to get a VOX AC30, but settled for a Fender Blues Junior III. A sudden urge for another guitar – early signs of guitar acquisition syndrome In no time, he realized he needed 🎸

Fender Blues Deluxe Replacement Light
Gear

Fender Blues Deluxe Replacement Light Permanent Fix

Hey folks I thought I would share one of my secrets regarding keeping those sexy red jewel lights as bright as possible on my Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue. I expect this power indicator light permanent fix to work for you too. I’m sure many of you have been frustrated by 🎸

Inside a Boss TU-10 Tuner
Gear

Guitar Tuner – What’s Inside A Boss TU-10 Clip-on Tuner

After another accident occurred with this tuner I seized the opportunity to snap a photo after its casing instantly separated, probably somewhat in protest for the abuse it’s seen in the past few years.  This thing must be cursed.  My spider senses are suggesting that this is guitar tuner karma 🎸