Need excellent amp tech in Seattle area

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by alaskaleftybass, Jul 10, 2013.


  1. alaskaleftybass

    alaskaleftybass

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    Hi there, I fell into a Sunn Concert lead amp a while back. After doing some testing with other cabs, I found it to be quite loud enough for my needs. The tone is also awesome, but I'm also old school.

    The volume cuts in and out when I turn the various tone and volume knobs, I've tried spraying them out, using electronic cleaner, vacuuming, etc, and I don't have access to the internal parts that might be necessary for repair.

    Can someone recommend a good amp tech in the Seattle area? I also have a limited budget due to the Finance Department (wife).

    Thanks in advance.
  2. hodgy

    hodgy

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    Bothell, WA
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    Tech Support- Ampeg/ Mackie
    I am an excellent amp tech in the Seattle area. PM me.
  3. B-string

    B-string Supporting Member

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    +1000 PM hodgy!
  4. alaskaleftybass

    alaskaleftybass

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    Cool, I'm going to! Thanks!
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  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    +1 for Hodgy. He is the Ampeg Heritage Shop.
  7. Buster Brown

    Buster Brown

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    My Daughter lives on Whidbey Island....I'm going to have to make a trip up there and stop in and see this young man....:D
  8. Balog

    Balog

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    Awesome, sub'ed for future reference.
  9. Old Fart

    Old Fart

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    I am considering taking an SVT to Solderhaus in Port Orchard. Has anybody done business with that guy?
  10. Gaolee

    Gaolee The Fat Violin Supporting Member

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    I take tube amps to Velvetone, and solid state amps to American Music's repair shop. Both are close to the house, and I'm pretty lazy when it comes to fighting traffic. They both do good work, so I haven't had any reason to go anywhere else.
  11. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

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    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    I've never had tech work done by Hodgy, but I've played gigs with him and can vouch for him being a stand up guy.

    If for whatever reason that doesn't work out, I've had great results from both Condor Electronics and the American Music shop in Fremont.

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