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  1. RickyLee replied to the thread Disconcting the Polarity Switch.

    It should not matter on that old power transformer which way you orientate the primary in regards to hot/neutral. And just make sure you...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 1:12 AM
  2. RickyLee liked mickeydg5's post in the thread Hum at gig.

    Watch South Park episode Broadway Bro Down. (season 15 episode 11) Here is a partial [MEDIA]

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:17 AM
  3. RickyLee replied to the thread Hum at gig.

    Yeah, I played at a bar for years and then discovered many years later that one of the stage outlets had the hot/neutral wires reversed....

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:04 AM
  4. RickyLee replied to the thread Hum at gig.

    Hummer while watching a Broadway show? Or humming along to the tunes of the Broadway show? Or both?

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:02 AM
  5. RickyLee replied to the thread Disconcting the Polarity Switch.

    Basically as the others mentioned before, it is just a noise or interference shielding trick they used. Just like the shielded cables we...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:31 PM
  6. RickyLee replied to the thread Are tube amps supposed to smell when the volume is cranked?.

    . . . . Caution! Wet Taint . . . .

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:57 PM
  7. RickyLee replied to the thread Disconcting the Polarity Switch.

    The power in to supply your power transformer is just two wires: The Hot and the Neutral wires. That polarity switch with that capacitor...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 9:02 PM
  8. RickyLee replied to the thread Pots pots pots ... knowledgeable folk please help..

    YES, just try cleaning them with good lubricated cleaner. Trust me, if you start replacing all those old pots, you are going to lose the...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 2:12 PM
  9. RickyLee replied to the thread Oh ohhh...looke what I found...(2204 content).

    Those old Fender amps only have a MAINS fuse. No HT (High Tension) fuse. I had shut it down immediately and it did not blow the MAINS...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 2:01 PM
  10. RickyLee replied to the thread Oh ohhh...looke what I found...(2204 content).

    Obviously that arcing socket was from a previous owner and his problems. Many years ago I bought a '70 Twin Reverb for very cheap,...

    Jul 12, 2019
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