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B-701B-701Item ID: 001397The Complete Guide to Guitar & Amp Maintenance
The Complete Guide to Guitar and Amp Maintenance By Ritchie Fliegler From the author of 'AMPS!' comes an essential survival guide for every guitar player and amp owner. Packed with concise, clearly written tips on troubleshooting and repairs, with straightforward, step-by-step instructions using readily available tools. Contains over 150 photos. 80 pages, 0.6 lb.
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B-952B-952Item ID: 001447The Les Paul Guitar Book
The Les Paul Guitar Book by Tony Bacon Tony Bacon's definitive guide to Gibson's most famous guitar moves into its latest and most complete version yet with this new and thoroughly revised edition.
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B-943B-943Item ID: 001439Pickups: Windings and Magnets... And the Guitar Became Electric
Pickups Windings and Magnets...and the Guitar Became Electric By Mario Milan This is a comprehensive guide to guitar pickups, detailing their history and development in guitars such as Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro, Epiphone as well as covering today's handcrafted replacement models with an overview of Japanese and European manufacturers.
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B-959B-959Item ID: 001450The Story of Paul Bigsby
The Story of Paul Bigsby By Andy Babiuk Most musicians are familiar with the famous Bigsby Vibrato, but not as many know about the wonderful guitars that Paul Bigsby built in the 1940s. Bigsby, who was responsible for developing and refining the pedal steel guitar, also built the first modern solid body electric guitar for Merle Travis in 1948, predating Leo Fender and Gibson's Les Paul by a number of years. The Story of Paul A. Bigsby tells how Bigsby influenced Fender and Gibson, as well as a number of other guitar manufacturers, in building techniques and design.
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B-941B-941Item ID: 001437Guitar Player Repair Guide, 3rd Edition with DVD
Guitar Player Repair Guide - Third Edition How to Set Up, Maintain and Repair Electrics and Acoustics By Dan Erlewine This revised edition is a step-by-step manual to maintaining and repairing electric or acoustic guitars and basses. Players will master the basic maintenance and set up of a guitar. An advanced crafts-person will discover this to be a valuable reference source for complex procedures such as replacing nuts and frets. This third edition incorporates new techniques and tools, plus detailed repair information for specific models.
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B-942B-942Item ID: 001438The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy 1915-1963
The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy - 1915-1963 By Robb Lawrence Foreword by Les Paul Journey through the career of musical giant, milestone guitarist and recording innovator Les Paul and marvel at the world of cutting-edge guitar design! This lavishly illustrated book emerged out of author Robb Lawrence's years of research, interviews, and extensive research vintage articles. It's all here: the factory pictures, the designers, the electronics.
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B-945B-945Item ID: 001441Electric Guitars
Electric Guitars By Robert Goudy With over 450 color photographs, this book presents a brilliant review of electric guitars from their early years in the mid-20th century to the present day. A broad range of instruments are illustrated, produced by companies both large and small, including Fender, Gibson, Guild, Ampeg, and Ibanez. Also included are a history of the development of the electric guitar, brief histories of the companies represented, and lists of serial numbers to assist in dating the instruments.
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B-870B-870Item ID: 00141750 Years of Fender
50 Years of Fender By Tony Bacon Chronology compiled by Paul Day Fender is the most successful modern maker of electric guitars, and the year 2000 marked the 50th anniversary of it's first instrument. This new book tells the complete year-by-year story of Fender's development from 1950 to 2000 accompanied by stunning photographs of players, instruments and memorabilia.50 Years of Fender is a beautiful, detailed examination of five decades of great guitars and the fine music they inspire. Full Color, 128 pgs, 1.5lbs, 8.5" x 11".
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B-CD057B-CD057Item ID: 001461Video DVD - Understanding Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers
Understanding Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers - DVD By Gerald Weber Kendrick Amplifiers President, Gerald Weber, has overhauled and serviced over 15,000 vacuum tube guitar amplifiers, designed dozens of new model amplifiers and has produced thousands of boutique tube guitar amplifiers. This DVD will transform your experience of tube guitar amplifiers forever.
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B-CD058B-CD058Item ID: 001462Video DVD - Tube Amps 101
TUBE AMPS 101 or Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Started - DVD Over 1 ½ hours of video that is like standing over the shoulder of an amp tech for a day, minus the technical jargon. Learn all kinds of tips and tricks, while you watch from your easy chair. This video focuses on an amp that is presented as a 1964 Fender Deluxe Reverb and shows you how to determine its exact date of manufacture. While you go through the test amp you are shown all the things to look for in rehabilitating an old amplifier, things like seeing if the caps are bad and replacing resistors.
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B-822B-822Item ID: 001415RCA Receiving Tube Manual (RC-30)
A high quality reprint of the 1973 RCA Receiving Tube Manual (Technical Series RC-30). Includes tubes not found in RC-19, for example: 6CA7/EL34, 5AR4/GZ34, 6DJ8, 6DN7, 6LF6, 6KG6A/EL509, 6550, 7189, 7591 and the 7868 to name a few. Also includes pictures and industrial receiving tubes. 760 pages, 2.0 lbs, 5.25" x 8.25"
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B-695B-695Item ID: 001395The Ultimate Tone, Volume 1
This is the book that jump-started the boutique tube guitar amp business. Learn the truth about tube preamp design and modification; see how tube power amps work and can be made more reliable; see how reverbs and effects loops work and better ways to configure them; learn why some amp brands are easier to service and to mod than others; see how simple switching circuits are but how capable they can be. Tube data for the common types used in guitar and bass amps is provided, along with a discussion of stage set-up and player ergonomics. Spiral bound, 395 figures. 368 pages, 2.5 lbs, 8.5" x 11"
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B-963B-963Item ID: 001454The Guitar Amplifier Player's Guide, Dave Zimmerman
An instruction and reference manual for musicians. The Guitar Amplifier Player's Guide is the definitive musician's instruction and reference manual. Designer and boutique amp builder Dave Zimmerman takes you step-by-step through the journey of understanding great amp tone and how to achieve it by making simple tweaks to your current rig. Never before published Speaker Ohms and Power Tubal Tone charts along with a glossary of Tonal Terms and in-depth discussion of Cords and Cables makes this unique guide a must all for all player - novice and pro. Softbound. 307 pages
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B-891B-891Item ID: 001421The Ultimate Tone, Volume 3
Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to build a Bassman, Champ, Plexi, an 800, AC-30, Bulldog or Portaflex? Or you wanted to build an SVT with off-the-shelf parts? How about a master-volume amp that doesn't change tone with the master setting? Everything you need to know is right here, including: proper grounding techniques, wiring methods, and mechanical considerations. Eighteen chapters cover the "iconic" amps everyone knows and loves, with schematics and layouts for each, along with the technical history of the product.
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B-707B-707Item ID: 001399How to Service Your Own Tube Amp
A well organized and easy-to-understand approach to guitar amplifier repair covering basic electronics, reading schematics, understanding tubes and transformers, tube biasing and use of test equipment. Also provides 10 troubleshooting flowcharts, voltage charts for typical amplifiers, and many modifications that you can do yourself. 250 pages, 2.3 lbs, 8.5" x 11"
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B-CD056B-CD056Item ID: 001460Video DVD - Ultimate Bench Warrior Volume 1
In this DVD, Lee Jackson show you how to maintain your tube amp and keep it running correctly.
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B-946B-946Item ID: 001442The Ultimate Tone, Volume 6
The evolution of guitar amp circuits becomes a revolution! TUT6 takes you through advanced DC Power Scaling methods; reveals the secrets of Dumble amps; explores the truth about high-gain preamps; demonstrates how to build Z-B-X push-pull power amps with a single power tube; simplifies the design of 400W+ tube amps - methods that can be applied to any power level; presents class-G tube amps where 100W of output has the same waste heat as a 25W amp; explores modern mains control and sustain circuitry. 312 Pages, 404 figures, spiral bound, 9" x 11"
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B-884B-884Item ID: 001418London Power DIY Speaker Cabinets for Musical Instrument Applications
Speaker cabinet design is mysterious to most people, but it doesn't have to be - especially when it comes to speakers for musical instruments. Cabinet evolution is described culminating in Kevin's own designs built by London Power, based on 20+ years of experience and input from expert speaker designers. Resonant and non-resonant cabinets are explored, along with the choice for building materials, finishes, woodworking techniques, installing grill cloth, and the use of wheels and handles. Driver selection and mixing is detailed, covering driver impedance, power ratings and wiring.
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B-772B-772Item ID: 001410The Ultimate Tone, Volume 2
The achievement of great, live sound is the premise used to explore modern high-gain guitar pre-amps, proper treatment of acoustic instruments, tube vocal PAs; dynamic bass gear, all types of tube, semi, hybrid and alternative power amplifier design, power supply mods that are "toneful", simple switching methods, speaker cabinet design, getting the most from effects loops and chains, and, modular stage monitoring systems that work! Spiral bound. 200 figures. 250 pages, 1.9 lbs.
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