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Time to replace bridge rectifier, on the power brick. Lots of heat, and brittle cables.

Rectifier rusting and damaged case. For the sake of £2, it was replaced.






New rectifier fitted, and fresh new wire and crimps to finish off.




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Both AR2 boards removed, cleaned and inspected. These boards are in mint condition!

The only visual damage I can see, are both R29 resistors burnt out, but will replace and upgrade to 1/2 watt versions.

Will also replace both 2N3055 transistors as well.





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Pedal box removed for rebuild.

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Looking good so far i love the look of these cabs
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Underside of pedal assembly..My favourite rust!

Although the 3 springs are not broken, I am not putting them back in my cab.

I am going to a spring manufacturer on wednesday, to see If they can match them up, if not have them made.

Will get all metal work, blasted and powder coated. Keep em' peeled...







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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote muddymusic Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Jul 2018 at 9:29am
I think I've got 2 or 3 complete pedals somewhere, you're welcome to them for the springs if they are intact.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Chopper79 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Jul 2018 at 9:59am
Originally posted by muddymusic muddymusic wrote:

I think I've got 2 or 3 complete pedals somewhere, you're welcome to them for the springs if they are intact.


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New R29 resistors. (soldered raised, to avoid board damage)



New 3055 transistors.

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Monitor removed and cleaned.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote corn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Jul 2018 at 10:46pm
That monitor looks super clean - nice work. What did you clean it with?
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Progress has been slow due to lack of funds. I wasn't happy with the finish on the coin doors when I bought, so I took all metal work to the powder coaters, for stripping and re finishing.

I always have coin doors finished in black gloss leatherette. It's looks great and is hard wearing. Unfortunately the pedal box metalwork was badly rusted, and the company I used, did say to me, the pitting would still show through.

I had it done in the original matt black, and it looks 10 times better than it did, but the pitting lets it done. Annoyingly the underneath which isn't on show, looks like nos! Typical. I haven't fitted the pedal box back properly, as going to get the pedal chrome plated if possible.


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The cab how it sits at the moment.


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It's looking very nice, indeed. Thumbs Up
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That's looking superb, really like the look of these cabs the side art is awesome,
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Beautifull great job so far
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Cheers guys.
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