In 2009, this was my couch shot. Still have the 1969 Guild F-312, the 1972 Martin D-28S, the 2008 Rick Kelly Bowery Pine Tele, and the 1966 Fender Pro Reverb. I even have some of the pedals still – the Boss CE-1, the DMM, and the Monster Effects Swamp Thang tremolo. Oh and the Keeley … More A Decade of Couch Shots.
So a few years back I picked up a project guitar, a 1982 Gibson ES-335 Dot. Good news, it still had the original Shaw humbuckers and there were no wood cracks or breaks, and new jumbo frets were on there that had plenty of life. No neck reset needed- basically, the bones were good. Many … More 1982 Gibson ES-335 Dot – Project Complete!
I’ve been enjoying Premier Guitar’s Rig Rundowns recently, and I thought to myself, why not get into the nitty gritty of a particular setup that I’ve been into recently. So, here’s the rig – a 1984 Gibson ES-335, a 1966 Fender Pro Reverb running in 4 ohms, a Fryette Power Station 2 attenuator, and a … More My Take on a Rig Rundown
Here’s the current rig, as of Halloween 2017: The Tim and Keeley Japanese Apartment effects loop switch box are both turned on their sides so I can quickly switch from using an effects loop configuration to a front loading configuration. If I want to use the Fryette Power Station 2 with the Marshall, I will … More Happy Halloween!
Or a Jack of all Trades, or some kind of monster Jack hybrid: I guess I’m a major gearophile. Pretty much played the field, then tried to mash it all up into one thing. What are the ingredients? Well, a strat. The last one I had was this Clapton, that maple neck and carve were … More 2005 Fender Stratosonic – Many Links to the Past.
http://fenderguru.com/amps/pro-reverb/ So that’s a good page for some mods, some more invasive than others. Well, I’m not into amp invasion, so I tried two of the easiest reversible mods – Tube Swapping, and Normal Channel Reverb Control. Back in my audiophile days, we called it tube rolling. The first step is to know … More Gear How-To: Quick Reversible Mods to the Blackface Fender Pro Reverb.