Little update on my 'ol Peavey. I'm in the midst of a bunch of other projects, but I'll be back to my pedals soon enough. Been missing out on all of your lovely banter, comrades - hope ya'll are well in your corners of the world.
I saw a post about someone modifying the grill cloth to their old...
We had some wicked wind storms out here in the Midwest last night. Anyone else in the area, hope you made it through the night in one piece! Here, I checked up on our wind rattled barn cat, Bergamot, when making sure everything was tied down.
I have the DeWalt SAE bit that goes to 1/2" (12.7mm) - works fine enough for my builds. Here's an Bezos link, and you can get them easy at your hardware store, too.
Additionally, I use a center punch to make sure my holes are dead on. Works pretty well for me.
Well, the amp came out in '77 - plenty of time for a speaker to be replaced, I suppose! I searched Google for answers, didn't come up with anything on these serial numbers. What do you think, @danfrank ?
All - After some extensive research, I went for a Retro 10 from WSG. I'll report back!
@Coda - I'll probably pop on a new rubber surround edge to the old speaker, too. Will be nice to have a spare and a good project. Thanks for the boost of confidence.
Awesome, @Gordo - great company to check out. Appreciate it.
Took off the old speaker and... Well, looky here! I still have some vintage gasket I could tape back together. :ROFLMAO:
Reading the specs and the schematic (and testing the busted speaker), the replacement speaker needs to be rated...
Hey Folks -
I got an old Peavey Backstage 30 from a pal, I'm going to use for pedal troubleshooting, bedroom noodling, and home-karaoke wail-a-thons. :cool: 🎤 My larger amp likes to stay at the band's practice space, so this is a great solution.
The only problem? The speaker surround is...