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Fender Reissue Amps Part Two | The Good | The Bad | How to Fix the Flaws



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Don't miss Part One: https://youtu.be/88ZEGLPCIIg

And how to safely discharge the caps: https://youtu.be/VLw5io31O3c

Timeline
00:00:00 Intro
00:00:27 The Speaker Jacks
00:02:02 The Fuse
00:02:28 New vs Vintage Fuse Values
00:03:04 The Power Transformer Hardware
00:03:55 The Heater Wires
00:07:11 The Input Jacks and Pots
00:08:48 The Bias Pot
00:09:32 The Fuse Holder
00:10:01 The Other Transformers
00:11:00 In the Doghouse
00:11:38 The Filter Caps
00:12:49 Why the Series Caps?
00:15:17 Is It Worth Upgrading?
00:15:51 Three More Issues (and One More on
00:16:04 1) The Jack/Pot Solder Joints
00:16:22 2) The Bright Cap in the Deluxe
00:18:01 3) The Fusible Resistor in the BIas
00:18:53 4) The Trace Layout is Not Optimal
00:20:46 Reissue Series Wrap Up
00:21:42 Issues Specific to This Amp
00:21:49 6V6s vs 6L6s in a Deluxe Reverb
00:24:12 The Fletcher-Munson Curve

For more on the Fletcher-Munson Curve: https://ehomerecordingstudio.com/fletcher-munson-curve/

You can do a deeper dive than that, but it's a pretty good starting point.

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