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Point-To-Point Amps: What They Are and What They Aren't

Guitar amps have had so many incarnations over the years, it can sometimes be difficult to know what is what. In the world of point-to-point amps, there are a ton of misconceptions floating around out there, and Dave Hunter seeks to correct a few!

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EL34 Taste Testing

Dave Hunter explores the sonic characteristics of three current-production EL34 Power Tubes; the Mullard EL34 Reissue, the Electro Harmonix EL34, and the JJ EL34. Tune in for some great insight on how these tubes can influence your sound.

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MIM : Mojotone Tweed Champ Style Kit Build

Join in as we build a clone of the most famous amp of all time, the Tweed Champ. We will use Mojotone's latest and greatest wiring diagram and step-by-step build manual to complete the assembly!

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Pickup Selection : Hotter Isn't Always Better

With thousands of pickups on the market, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Many of us don't get the results we think we'll get and are left puzzled. Join us as Dave Hunter sheds some much-needed light on the issue!

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MIM : Classic Humbucker Installation

Join as we remove the stock humbuckers from a guitar and replace them with Mojotone's Classic Humbuckers. Swapping out pickups is a fairly simple process and can open up a world of tonal possibilities.

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FIF : Blues Junior Power Transformer Swap

Mojotone offers a power transformer upgrade for Blues Junior amps. Our transformer is handmade in the USA by Heyboer Transformers and is a quick way to beef up the power section in your Blues Junior. Follow along as we make the swap in just a few easy steps!

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FIF : Blues Junior Custom Cabinet Swap

Want to revamp your Blues Junior? Mojotone makes a high quality Blues Junior Style cabinet, pre-drilled for the BJ chassis, whose aesthetics can be fully customized. Follow along as we move our Blues Junior chassis into a brand new custom cab!

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MIM : Speaker, Instrument, and RCA Cable

Today on Make It Monday we will go over how to assemble your own speaker cable, instrument cable, and RCA cable using all Mojotone parts and just a few run-of-the-mill tools. These skills are essential to maintaining working gear!

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FIF : Replacing A Broken Fuse Holder

It only takes one wrong bump to bend or break parts of our amplifiers. Today, we will replace a bent and problematic fuse holder in a Blackface Style amp. This is a quick and simple fix but is a must-know for aspiring techies!

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Speaker Cabs: The Not-So-Silent Partner To Your Tone

Like anything else in your rig, every little thing can change your entire sound. And when it comes to your speaker cabinet, there are a ton of variables! Learn how different construction styles, sizes, and wood choices all play into your final tone.

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MIM : BFDR Normal Channel Mod

This episode of MIM takes us through the steps of an easy and effective mod that can be made to the normal channel of any Blackface style circuit. The mod will give our normal channels a more aggressive British voice.

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Working With Mojotone's Multi-Tap Transformers

A quick rundown of Mojotone's switch to all multi-tap power transformers, this article tells you what to expect, and how to work with these transformers to get a properly wired amp no matter what country you're in.

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FIF : 5 Easy Mods For Les Pauls

Sometimes it may not be broken, but you can still fix it! Today we show you five easy mods that can be done to your Les Paul without spending too much money or compromising your guitar's resale value.

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Amp Output Ratings: Sizing The Amp To The Job

An amp for every venue? Or one amp to rule them all? Sometimes it can be difficult to know which of your amps is right for which setting. Today we will talk about amp wattage, how it pertains to volume, and how to know which amp is right for the job.

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7 Ways To Tweak Your Tone Without Breaking The Bank

A great read for players who want to get more out of their sound without paying an arm and a leg for all new gear. Read about our 7 favorite ways to tweak your tone without breaking the bank (and without having to be an electronics wizard).

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Mojotone Preamp Tube Taste-Testing

Dave Hunter conducts a taste test to hear how different brands and types of preamp tubes compare. Dave provides great descriptions of tonal qualities as well as sound clips for reference.

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MIM: Tube Basics

In this episode of Make it Monday we have invited Dave Hunter to come by and help us revisit the basics of what goes where and what it all does.

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FIF: 5 Tools Every Guitarist Needs

In this episode of Fix It Friday, we discuss the 5 essential tools for every guitarist. Keeping these gadgets with you at all times will allow you to fix any problem that may arise from regular wear and tear, and will make you look like a gear wizard.

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MIM : Big Crunch Amp Repair & Design

Make It Monday takes a field trip to Baltimore, MD to talk shop with the brilliant techs behind Big Crunch Amp Repair & Design. These folks are some of the best in the industry and have established a great workshop with a lot to learn from.

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FIF : Solderless Guitar Harness Swap Out

Changing your guitar's electronics can seem like a daunting task. Join as we demonstrate how to quickly and easily install a Mojotone Solderless Wiring Harness. No soldering iron or wiring experience needed.

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