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Design and Construction of Tube Guitar Amps
Design and Construction of Tube Guitar Amplifiers by Robert C. Megantz A complete yet easy-to-understand explanation of how to design, modify, construct, and test tube amps. Profusely illustrated, the book uses graphic aides and basic algebra and scientific principles to teach you everything you need to know to fully understand tube guitar amp technology from both technical and musical perspectives. 162 pages, softcover, 0.7 lbs, 7" x 10".
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$26.95
The High Performance Marshall Handbook
A guide to great Marshall amplifier sounds. Includes chapters on standard amplifiers from 1962 to 1990, re-tubing for maximum performance, how to overdrive master volume and much more. 55 pages,.50 lbs.
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$29.95
The Peavey Revolution
Mississippi native Hartley Peavey pursued a dream that started in his teen years and developed into a musical-instrument dynasty. The Peavey Revolution tells the story of 40 years of persistence and passion, often in Hartley's own colorful words. 11" x 8.5", 160 pages
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$24.95
Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 2
The follow up to Volume 1 in the series, covering more advanced amplifier construction projects for the experienced builder. Includes detailed plans for the following five classic tube amplifiers: Deluxe (5E3) 15 watt amp with push-pull 6V6s Bassman (5F6A) 50 Watt amp with push-pull 6L6s AC30 Top Boost 30 watt amp with quad push-pull EL84s with Top Boost Mods - minus Vibrato circuit Plexi Super Lead (1959) 100 watt amp with quad push-pull EL34s with master volume mod Twin Reverb (AB763) with quad push-pull 6L6GCs with Black Face mods 135 pages, spiral bound, 0.7 lbs, 8.5" x 11".
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$26.00
The 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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$12.95
The Soul of Tone: Celebrating 60 Years of Fender® Amps
The Soul of Tone - Celebrating 60 Years of Fender By Tom Wheeler, forward by Keith Richards 'The Soul of Tone' is a comprehensive history of the Fender amplifier, detailing the people, musicians and technical innovations that have made Fender amplifiers famous. Contains interviews with musicians such as Les Paul and Dick Dale as well as with people who helped engineer many of the designs. Has over 425 images of legendary guitarists such as Pete Townshend and BB King as well as photos of many different Fender amplifiers. 512 pages, hardbound, includes two audio CD's.
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$41.95
The Amp Book: A Guitarist's Introductory Guide to Tube Amplifiers
Covers what an amp is, how an amp works and what to look for in an amp. Includes history of tube amps from 1932 to the present with detailed information on the evolution of amps both internally and externally. Fender®, Gibson, Gretsch, Vox, Ampeg as well as others are covered. 64 pages, 0.6 lb, 8.5" x 11"
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$15.60
Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 3
The follow up to Volume 1 and 2 in the series, covering advanced amplifier construction projects for the experienced builder. Includes detailed plans for replicas of the following five classic tube amplifiers: VOX AC15 (minus Vibrato) 15 watt amp with push-pull EL84s. Marshall 1958 18 watt amp with push-pull EL84s. Fender Princeton Reverb 15 watt amp with push-pull 6V6GTs. Gibson EH150 25 watt amp with push-pull 6L6Gs. Hiwatt DR103 100 watt amp with quad push-pull EL34s. 120 pages, spiral bound
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$25.95