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FDP Forum / Amp Mods, Repairs, and Projects / Which Resistors?

cactusblues

Scottsdale, AZ

Jun 3rd, 2018 07:37 AM   Edit   Profile  

Purchased a second Blues Jr (tweed) recently and ordered the basic mod kit from Billm's site. That order was placed on May 8, and still no parts. Apparently Bill's quick response ethos is no longer in place.

Anyway, I've cooled to the idea of installing the bias trim pot, thinking I will try the replacement of R51/R52 resistors this time first. My question is are 1/2 watt metal film resistors in the correct values the right ones? I'm looking at the resistors offered by Antique Electronics, and there is a mind boggling selection. The .5w metal film varieties look right and they seem to have the voltage capacity needed. thanks all for your response.

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Jun 3rd, 2018 09:20 AM   Edit   Profile  

The half-watt resistors will work fine.

"Apparently Bill's quick response ethos is no longer in place."

If you're expecting a message from Bill, it may be a while. He passed away in November 2016 :o( Great guy.

However, the site is still up and running. Give 'em a call to make sure they got your order.

cactusblues

Scottsdale, AZ

Jun 3rd, 2018 10:01 AM   Edit   Profile  

Thank you for the resistor information. I was just not sure which to select other than how they looked.

I am aware that Bill has passed away. I have sent emails, left telephone messages, and even spoken with Andrew on one occasion. Still no parts as ordered and paid for a month ago.

As a member of this FDP for more than 10 years, and the benefactor of many of Bill's posts and his incredible patience for us guitar players "tinkering" with our amps, I'm just really disappointed his business appears (at least in this one instance) to have deteriorated.

There are other choices in the marketplace, but out of a sense of debt to Bill for all he contributed to owners of Blues Juniors, I would prefer to deal with his business, if it is feasible. Just disappointed in this transaction. I sincerely hope Andrew steps up his game, unless the handling of my order is an absolute exception.

(This message was last edited by cactusblues at 12:03 PM, Jun 3rd, 2018)

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