Blowing It – Guitar Amps & Fuses

Music Ministry, Tech
I learned a few things about guitar amps and fuses this weekend that I wanted to pass along.  I picked up a used Bugera V5 guitar amp not too long ago that's been fantastic for playing in a worship service.  My setup on electric guitar at Holy Trinity is very close to the congregation, so having great tube tone, but at a low stage volume is important.  Before that, I was lugging around my heavy Fender Frontman 212r that I modified into a cabinet and was playing an Epiphone Valve Jr. through the custom speakers I'd installed.  The problem was that while "Junior" was only a 5w tube head, I still ran it through a 2x12 which was more volume than we needed considering that we mic the cabinet and…
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