I just created two videos illustrating the depth of despair the amp was in and the effort required to bring it back to life and keep it’s mojo. Big thanks to Bobby Getchel at Getchel Amplification who recapped and wired the amp. It also needed a new output transformer. Check out the videos below and see how this 1951 Gibson GA-20 Rehabilitation came back to life!
What really makes a guitar, amp or pedal a classic or a vintage piece? What the heck is golden era? What is the criteria? Or is it just plain old? I hope to help answer some of those questions here. Right, wrong or indifferent here goes!
I found this cheap import guitar at the used shop and am amazed at the level of quality and playability of the guitar. I’ve been looking for a shredder, metal, wild, pyrotechnic type guitar to play around with and pretend I’m Eddie or George. I’ll update you all next week with what I find out and decide on pickups.