Okay so I relented and worked on an amp with not one single lonely valve/ tube inside. Time to fix a Trace Elliot GP7SM bass amp. I will have therapy…

A Peavey Classic 30 Restoration was undertaken.  Initially it was taken in for just a repair. It had sat in a garage for many years.  There was rust on the…

ART PRO MPA II Tube Microphone Amplifier image

An ART Pro MPA II Tube Microphone Amplifier arrived for repair.  This two channel unit uses two 12AX7 valves. They are made in China.  The fault was blowing mains fuses….

We were asked to have a look at an Ampeg B200R bass amp.  This is a Chinese built amp and is known to have a few challenges. Faults include badly…

Orange Rockverb Amp Repair

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of  doing a quick service on and Orange Rockerverb MkIII.  The amp is just coming up on two years old and gigged at…

This is essentially a solid state amp so before I get shot down in flames, my defence is that there is one valve in this amp which is there to…

The Fault A nice Tone King Imperial Mk1  ( http://www.toneking.com )arrived with a strange fault. When you turned up the reverb control there was this horrible buzzing sound which increased as…

A two rock Gainmaster 35 arrived for a service. It is manufactured by the Premier Builders Guild LLC.  A fancy name! The amps are made in California and are around…

A Laney VH100R amp head came in for a service.  While “nothing” was wrong with it, the owner decided just to have its health checked out. This is a really…

Customer Reviews


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"Have bought from Stewart several times, he knows his stuff and while he may not always be the cheapest you’re getting the expertise and experience that few others can match. That’s so important when you’re buying valves." - N.G. 11th March 2020 - bought Tung Sol 6l6GC-STR's

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"Ggreat service, many thanks" DW bought JJ GZ34S high sag version 21st March,2020

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