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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by flemingmras » Wed Jan 27, 2010 3:01 am

Wilder Amplification here in Rohnert Park California. San Francisco bay area, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, as well as all other north, south, and east bay customers. We build our own models as well as provide repair and modification services, and Metro kit assembly/troubleshooting/repair as well. Can also provide installation services for the SDM effects loop kits featured here at MetroAmp.

I've been an amp builder/tweaker/modder for about 13 years now (with a total of 18 years experience in electronics), primarily for my own stuff but have just recently decided to go into business with it. Very well versed in George's kits. Can assemble them in about a week for a flat fee and my work is VERY neat. Also very well versed in converting reissue amps to point to point/era correct circuitry, transformer swaps, etc etc. Optional tonally transparent modernizations available for Metro kits such as converting from a hardwired to a detatchable power chord, additional fuse protection in the event of a power tube short, and special muting circuitry that makes the amp dead quiet when nothing is plugged into it.

Also manufacture custom turret boards as well.

Here is a pic of my work I did on a Bluesbreaker Reissue rebuild that I set up with a Blackface opto-tremolo. Custom turret board manufactured/assembled in-house.

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Our specialty though is in high gain. Can mod Super Leads and 2203s for 80s era high gain. Also have a new mod for the DSL/TSL amps that's been a big hit.

Here are some soundclips of my work -

80s Classic (mod offered for Super Leads and 2203s)

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/rx.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ucn.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/wcj.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And the new DSL/TSL Wilder Mod -

Ultra Gain Lead 2

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/IO.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/BC.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Classic Gain on crunch setting

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac2.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac3.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac4.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Jon Wilder
Wilder Amplification
707-584-8827
sales@wilderamplification.com
http://www.wilderamplification.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by HTH » Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:20 am

wow, nobody in the UK posted here yet - any UK amp work, send it my way. I've been playing guitar for 20 years, and modding/building amps for ten years.

Kits are no problem - my main line of work is through custom one-offs and mods to existing amps (hotrodding), video clips...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1e-vNNMyWMU" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (JTM45/100 kit hotrodded for JCM800 and beyond, Down riffage)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP9oxrXj ... re=related" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (EVJ gutted and rebuilt, Led Zep content)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFqQZjJ828c" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (SD-1 to OD-1 specs mod, hair rock riffage alert - Motley Crue)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzYzVdtZ ... re=related" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (AC30 modded with Mercury Magnetics OT, bluesy noodling)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ut38iY4-h7o" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (10w class-A JCM800 hotrod combo, classic rock riffs)

Drop me a line: HTH.AMPS(AT)YAHOO.CO.UK
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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by DanGowerAmpMods » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:59 pm

Dan Gower Amp Mods here, based in the UK just outside of London.

Offering all kinds of amp modification, specializing in Marshall mods. High gain/Low gain mods, FX Loops, Extra channels, Relay/Footswitching options etc. Also i do full rebuilds with completely custom options.

Also collaborated with Mike Fortin on the design of the Fortin 'Cali Mod', which i offer for the UK/European customers.

Here's a few sound clips of my amp mods in action:
http://www.netmusicians.org/files/64-Ma ... %20mix.mp3
http://www.mp3lizard.com/download.cfm?id=27674
http://www.mp3lizard.com/download.cfm?id=27619
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl-qarMyG40
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UW-R3Aq_HI

Contact me at : DanGowerAmpMods@Gmail.com

Dan Gower Amp Mods Facebook group :
http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=202086267715
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Post by RedHouse » Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:21 pm

Brad Burt, Sammamish Washington USA

http://www.classicamplification.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Mostly Marshall and Mesa but lots of Fender and others. I only work on tube amps no SS here.

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Post by HipKitty » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:01 pm

Neal Logdahl with HipKitty Boutique Amps and Pedals/HipKitty Products

HipKitty is now located in Pennsylvania Dutch country, near Hershey, PA. After 12 years of being located in Nashville, TN, we relocated back to the area where HipKitty was started.

Though I don't openly place my repair, modification and non-HipKitty build services on our website, we won't turn down a client unless it involves Line 6 products.

Our website:

http://hipkittyproducts.com/

We are currently working with Mick Jones of Foreigner on his signature tube amp head, The Headknocker.

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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by zoomplayer » Mon Jul 11, 2011 5:08 pm

Anyone here know this Jon Wilder

He took payment and not available
his phone is not working and website is down


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Wilder Amplification here in Rohnert Park California. San Francisco bay area, Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, as well as all other north, south, and east bay customers. We build our own models as well as provide repair and modification services, and Metro kit assembly/troubleshooting/repair as well. Can also provide installation services for the SDM effects loop kits featured here at MetroAmp.

I've been an amp builder/tweaker/modder for about 13 years now (with a total of 18 years experience in electronics), primarily for my own stuff but have just recently decided to go into business with it. Very well versed in George's kits. Can assemble them in about a week for a flat fee and my work is VERY neat. Also very well versed in converting reissue amps to point to point/era correct circuitry, transformer swaps, etc etc. Optional tonally transparent modernizations available for Metro kits such as converting from a hardwired to a detatchable power chord, additional fuse protection in the event of a power tube short, and special muting circuitry that makes the amp dead quiet when nothing is plugged into it.

Also manufacture custom turret boards as well.

Here is a pic of my work I did on a Bluesbreaker Reissue rebuild that I set up with a Blackface opto-tremolo. Custom turret board manufactured/assembled in-house.



Our specialty though is in high gain. Can mod Super Leads and 2203s for 80s era high gain. Also have a new mod for the DSL/TSL amps that's been a big hit.

Here are some soundclips of my work -

80s Classic (mod offered for Super Leads and 2203s)

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/rx.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ucn.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/wcj.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

And the new DSL/TSL Wilder Mod -

Ultra Gain Lead 2

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/IO.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/BC.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Classic Gain on crunch setting

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac2.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac3.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.wilderamplification.com/soundclips/ac4.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Jon Wilder
Wilder Amplification
707-584-8827
sales@wilderamplification.com
http://www.wilderamplification.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by ampcabinets » Thu Jul 14, 2011 4:44 pm

Ampcabinets.net (they stole my .com and I am fighting to get it back...I used to, and still do business under that name and I have a copyright and trademarks on it), since 1995

Anyway I do restorations, recovers, new builds, makeovers, rebuilds and repairs on tube amps, including re-filtering, re-tubing and re-biasing. I have also helped others with their builds, for minimal fees or sometimes nothing, depending on how you hit me.
I also, restraighten cabinets, and build new cabinets for the right price. My cabinets are solid #1 pine, no knotholes, ever, and dovetailed for straighteness and trueness. Absolutely NO particle board builds.

My work is excellant.
Not to say I don't get stumped once in a while, but rarely.

I charge a flat fee for kit builds, and 40 an hour on repairs and bench work.

I am in west texas, although I would rather be in Atlanta, or some other place.

No checks, no credit cards and no walk-aways without paying at the time service is rendered.
There a few bands I won't even work for as they walked away without paying, and after years, still haven't paid and they are still working bands. Fool me once, etc............

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Post by soundguruman » Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:05 am

Grover Beach, CA. (central coast California, USA)
MSF Electrical Electronics, contact soundguruman@yahoo.com



City and State Licensed Contractor. License 947806. Specialize in tube amplification (including hi fi amps) and repairs for pro sound equipment. 36 years experience with all well known brands, and antique amplifier internal restorations, for the really old classic stuff.
I will fix your equipment, free estimate, 90 day limited guarantee, references galore.
I am a guitar player, so I understand the issues you are facing. :shred:

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Post by billyz » Tue May 15, 2012 8:50 am

Billy Z , Marshall repair and restoration, custom mods. Mercury Magnetics dealer.
I have been working on Marshall amps for over 30 years . Personally owned many jtm 45, 50 and jmp's .
Vintage fender work ,and all the other great vintage amps.

Custom amp builds.

http://www.billyz.net" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Austin , TX

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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by Angelo » Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:52 pm

Angelo Marruzzi in Los Angeles CA AND Boston MA (310) 985-4600

pro-playing, repairing, and modding/de-modding Marshalls for 30 years.

We do Kits, custom builds, will custom-mod your amp for the EXACT tone you want, to the last detail.

We Stock Vintage Tubes.

We do the absolute BEST holy grail SOVTEK MIG50 and MIG60 mods as seen and heard on several forums and shootouts.

Of course Fender, Orange, Hiwatt, Selmer, Laney, Vox, Traynor, etc.

Fast turnaround. Very competitive rates. Charge by the job.

We do GUITARS and PEDALS too.

CLIENTS: Al Anderson (Bob Marley), Led Zeppagain, Steven Seagal, Doug Pinnock (Kings X), Tom Petty, Peter Fonda, Dr. No (Bad Brains), Jon Butcher, Al Mckay (Earth, Wind and Fire), Lee Sklar, Rik Emmett, Neil Schon, Joe Walsh, Mike Lockwood

Give us a try!
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Post by greg d » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:27 am

Im looking for a Marshall amp repair guy in Portland Ore. ??????????????? thanks

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Re: Tech listings, for repairs, mods, builds ect.

Post by ampSnob » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:18 am

greg d wrote:Im looking for a Marshall amp repair guy in Portland Ore. ??????????????? thanks
I'm in Eugene, Oregon if that's not too far. I'm mostly work with old Marshalls but I wont turn down any tube project. Or if the project's fun or if the client is cool I'll take on whatever you need. I've been messing with electronics for as long as I can remember and building/fixing tube amps for 20 years.

No official store front or anything, I just work out of my garage. PM me here or decipher this email: c l a y k e n t @ y a h o o dot c o m

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Post by Maschinenmann » Mon May 27, 2013 1:58 pm

Syracuse, NY, specialising in vintage Fender,Marshall and Ampeg. Any ptp or decent tag board amp with tubes is fair game,Gibbys,Guilds,Magnavox etc. Services include the usuall recap and retube as well as full restorations. I don't drill holes in chassis, any mods performed are 100% reversible.

Contact me at Maschinenmann@hotmail.com or text at 315-380-4772
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Post by joey » Wed May 29, 2013 2:08 am

greg d wrote:Im looking for a Marshall amp repair guy in Portland Ore. ??????????????? thanks
I only know one person that lives in the Portland metro area (portland and all the crappy surrounding like beaverton aloha in the sw. and then on the other side of the willamette like milwaukee, etc,, that I would deem competent otherwise you might have to take a trip south to Salem or Eugene ;). There were a couple of places though I remember inner sound in se, and there was one close to the Morrison bridge, close to an old surpluses store called radar that did general repair, forget the name.

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Post by tone? » Wed Jun 12, 2013 5:04 pm

Anyone really awesome in San Francisco?

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