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Hal Leonard All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers Book  

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Explores all manufacturers and de-mystifys the inner workings of tube amps. All new material from the amp guru Gerald Weber. Tons of empirical data that de-mystify the inner workings of tube amps to help you get the most from your amps! You will learn how tube amps work, electronic concepts, how different types of tubes work, the anatomy of a gain stage, how to resurrect a dormant tube amp, how to do a cap job correctly, modifications to preserve your amp, how to voice an amp and tune the reverb, how to build an amp, recover a cabinet, re-grill a baffleboard, how to buy a vintage amp; and common wiring mistakes and idiosyncrasies found in vintage amps. And you get a couple of hundred pages of Questions and Answers - sectioned off into Fender, Gibson, Marshall, Danelectro/Silvertone, Vox, Other American, Other British and Miscellaneous Topics. You will learn the six dreaded tone killers and how to avoid them, the top ten amp-tone tips, and how to fine-tune your entire amp setup. In short, you will have the knowledge needed to squeeze your amp's performance from lame to insane.

  • Softcover
  • 520 pages
  • Size: 9" x 6"
  • Author: Gerald Weber
  • ISBN: 964106035
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Great Book for all Amp Owners


  • Accurate
  • Detailed
  • Thorough


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    Comments about Hal Leonard All About Vacuum Tube Guitar Amplifiers Book:

    This book by Weber is a must for anyone that owns a tube amp. Amp techs are rare so handling maintenance on your own is essential. This book helps you with that and more - adjustments, mods and parts replacement. Love It!!!

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