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leftymofo

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« on: March 03, 2006, 07:44:43 PM »
I have a 1965 fender Vibrolux reverbI bought  from my father-in-law, anyway it needs new pots installed(the volume on one side is damaged and has been tampered with) the others are scratchy. Im getting sound but im scared to play alot of scratching and hums when turning pots.It has had a recover and a jenson speaker replacement(shitty work) not in the best of condition but it does power up and i do get sound. I just want someone to check it out for me and fix anything needed like pots, caps, tubes whatever. Im in Jacksonville area and dont want to go to the local "music stores" for this. Thanks

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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2006, 10:11:33 PM »
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I have a 1965 fender Vibrolux reverbI bought  from my father-in-law, anyway it needs new pots installed(the volume on one side is damaged and has been tampered with) the others are scratchy. Im getting sound but im scared to play alot of scratching and hums when turning pots.It has had a recover and a jenson speaker replacement(shitty work) not in the best of condition but it does power up and i do get sound. I just want someone to check it out for me and fix anything needed like pots, caps, tubes whatever. Im in Jacksonville area and dont want to go to the local "music stores" for this. Thanks


Darren Riley... off of capital blvd in Raleigh... Little shopping area with Army Surplus store. Across from the Lexus place I think... Just before Triangle Towncenter.

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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2006, 04:46:15 AM »
Try  Music Tech  off Stony Brook  872-5119, or talk to Harry at Harry\'s by Mellow mushroom. For speaker reconeing Creative Acoustics DO NOT SAY I SENT YOU  they hate me. There is also a place in Durham That does vintage repair work I\'ll have to think of the name and post it latter.

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« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2006, 08:10:40 AM »
thanks guys, Ill give them a call. All the locals here wanna ship it off to fix, or they are some 20 yr old kid just graduated from Electronics 101 and think they know every thing, but just are butchers when it comes to their work.

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« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2006, 01:31:18 PM »
Here are some other shops that do vintage gear work and  come highly rated from hipsters who will only play thru vintage gear.


Bull City 286-1991 Druham (vintage amp work)
Yonce  341-4278  North Raleigh (vintage amp work)  (Yontz?sp)  
Music Tech  827-5119 Raleigh  ( they are known for keyboard repair)
Harrys Guitar Shop 828-4888 Raleigh  (mostly guitar work)
Creative Acoustics  829-1875 Raleigh (speaker reconeing/cabnets) do not use my name they will kill you.

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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2006, 06:21:57 PM »
Yontz at Mad Science Works is the best guy to bring that amp to. I won\'t take my stuff anywhere else. And his rates and turnaround time are the best you\'ll find. He\'s in North Raleigh near Six Forks & Sawmill.

http://www.madscienceworks.com

leftymofo

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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2006, 10:20:01 PM »
Thanks for all the info, I"ll give them a call. Its not a museum peice but I beleive I could get some nice clean sounds out of it.

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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2006, 05:09:42 AM »
Last post!!

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« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2006, 01:21:08 PM »
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Yontz at Mad Science Works is the best guy to bring that amp to. I won\'t take my stuff anywhere else. And his rates and turnaround time are the best you\'ll find. He\'s in North Raleigh near Six Forks & Sawmill.
http://www.madscienceworks.com


ABSOLUTELY!  Yontz is THE MAN!  He knows his shit, does fantastic work, and is very reasonably priced.  I have heard that Darren does good work but from my experiences (which have only been estimates)... his prices were ridiculous.  I wouldn\'t waste time bringing my gear to anyone other than Yontz.

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« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2006, 08:46:22 AM »
What they said. Take it to Yontz...he loves stuff like that.
Tell her to stop talking. If she won?t, tie her to the bed and leave.

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« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2006, 05:09:12 PM »
Yontz is a badass!  No one better and the one that many local heavy hitters go to (COC, Nantucket, Custer, Jam Pain, etc)

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« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2006, 08:33:10 AM »
Another vote for Yontz at madscienceworks. Fast and inexpensive. Does good work, easy guy to work with.

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« Reply #12 on: November 28, 2006, 04:58:56 PM »
Y-O-N-T-Z!!!
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« Reply #13 on: November 28, 2006, 05:45:05 PM »
I\'ll say Yontz, because anyone that can fix Quinn\'s shit must be a genius.

Talk about beatings, I\'m surprised Peavey gave us an endorsement. If they saw what we do to gear, Hartley Peavey would hang himself.