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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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MIM : 5E3 Style Amp Kit Build Part 3

The third and final installment of our 5E3 build is finally here! To complete our kits we will assemble the wiring harness, install the speaker, and install the chassis in the cabinet.

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FIF : Basic Amplifier Voltage Test Points

Join as we quickly go over some basic voltage test points for tube amps. Knowing just a few test points can help determine if a new build is looking healthy, and can help pinpoint an issue in an older amplifier.

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FIF : Set Your Bias With The TAD Bias Master

In this episode of Fix It Friday, we make changing your power tubes and setting the bias a breeze by using the TAD Bias Master. This is a quick way to test tube matching and set your amp's bias exactly how you want it.

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Thoughts On Thinking About Sound

HP Newquist of The National Guitar Museum gives an insightful look at ways to THINK about your sound. This article is aimed at inspiring players to take a second look at how they approach their gear and their tone as a whole.

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MIM: 5E3 Style Amp Kit Build Part 2

A continuation of our previous article on building a Mojotone 5E3 style amp kit, this article walks through installing the populated fiberboard, setting up our input jacks, and making all the necessary internal solder connections.

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MIM: 5E3 Style Amp Kit Build Part 1

On this episode of Make It Monday, we dive into the build processes of a Mojotone 5E3 Tweed Deluxe Style amplifier kit. Part 1 of this 3-part series will illustrate the installation of initial hardware parts onto the chassis, as well as populating and soldering the fiberboard.

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Fix It Friday: Interview With Dave White

Dave White is a professional guitar tech, world traveler, label owner, and bona fide rad person altogether. Join as we catch up with Dave to talk shop while he tours the world with Noel Gallagher and His High Flying Birds.

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Filament Broken But Spirit Lives On

Michael Swart, founder and owner of Swart Amplifiers, takes us on a wacky tour of his personal workshop; Vintage Vespas, Beetles, guitars, amps, and plenty more. There is no shortage of cool and interesting gear in this article.

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