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B-942The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy 1915-1963 by Robb Lawrence
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-933Building 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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B-925Electric Guitar Amplifier Handbook by Jack Darr
New reprint of the 4th edition of this book, originally published in 1973. Discusses signal amplification theory, how each part functions in an amplifier and contains many schematics and amps popular at the time.
Softbound, 382 pages (222 pages of schematics)
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B-945Electric Guitars by Robert Goudy
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-376Saga of the Vacuum Tube by Gerald F.J. Tyne
The most comprehensive history of the thermionic vacuum tube. Contains hundreds of photos and essential facts to assist in identifying tubes made prior to 1930, and traces the evolution of tube development with histories of the manufacturers. Truly a classic!
494 pages, 1.4 lbs., 5.5" x 8.5"
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B-976Guitar Effects Pedals, Updated Edition
Guitar Effects Pedals: The Practical Handbook opens up the world of effects pedals, vintage and new alike, for the guitarist. In an easy, guitarist-friendly style, the book explores the history of different effects pedals, what each type of effect does and how it does it, the best ways in which to use and combine your own effects, and how to make the most of the pedals you own. It includes exclusive author interviews with a dozen leading pedal makers and designers, plus a cover-mounted CD with nearly 100 recorded sound samples of effects pedals, both popular and obscure.
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B-973Tubes and Circuits by Bruce Rozenblit by Bruce Rozenblit
Tubes and Circuits, is the most comprehensive and up to date text on vacuum tube audio currently available. Join Transcendent Sound's Bruce Rozenblit as he takes the reader on a journey from the basics up through advanced designs. Vacuum tube operation is completely explained from the chemistry of tubes through the electric fields that control them, how they work and how they fail. Essentials of DC and AC circuits are covered as well as some of the most useful circuits in tube audio.
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B-965Sound Advice from Gerald Weber by Gerald Weber
“Sound Advice from Gerald Weber”
Everything you wanted to ask about Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers. Foreword by Aspen Pittman.
As an advice columnist for over 20 years in three major guitar magazines, Gerald Weber has probably answered more tube amp questions than anyone. In Gerald’s 5th book about Vacuum Tube Amplifiers, he answers over 300 useful questions…
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B-CD061DVD - Tube Amps 101, Volume IV

Volume IV: Noise, Tips and Troubleshooting Chapter List includes:

  1. 3 Prong conversion - the RIGHT WAY! (Super Reverb)
  2. "Red Plating" Power Tubes ('77 Princeton)
  3. Replace a Bad Power Transformer ('79 Champ)
  4. Test and Replace Coupling Caps ('57 Tweed Champ)
  5. HIGH Noise Floor? (Silverface Deluxe Reverb)
  6. Buzzing Noise?

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B-307Most Often Needed Diagrams by M. N. Beitmain
A reprint of Morris Beitman's Supreme Publications book, showing circuit diagrams for 600 of the most commonly found radios of that time. A valuable resource for restorations.
240 pages, 1.4 lbs, 8.5 x 11
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