Darkglass Microtubes Vintage

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by wrench45us, Mar 3, 2019.

  1. wrench45us

    wrench45us

    Aug 26, 2011
    given some hand and elbow issues, I’m not playing bass much these days and I’ve been selling off my pedals on Reverb. I sent off the old reliable Darkglass Vintage and when it got there it no longer was in working condition.
    So I am issuing a refund and the buyer is sending it back. Now going on a Darkglass site they don’t seem to think shipping it back to Heksinki yo fix it would be a good idea and suggest taking it to a local dealer.
    I’m not sure any of my local dealers (and there aren’t that many — two wishing 50 miles) have that kind of repair service and expertise.
    Looking for suggestions.
     
  2. Zon master

    Zon master

    May 10, 2017
  3. wrench45us

    wrench45us

    Aug 26, 2011
    Excellent. The symptoms even sound similar.

    After further investigation, the Twin Cities have a variety of custom amp makers and audio repair shops.
    It sounds like if it’s the protection diode, that’s easily replaced at a cost of a quarter to a third of the pedal’s used market value. To dig in any further than that costs more than replacing the pedal.
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2019