Shure 55S Microphone Rescued from the Dumpster

Dr. Shoen’s girlfriend at the time found this microphone in a dumpster behind a church. What did he really find, and could it be more than a theatrical prop onstage? The Unbrokenstring Crew goes to work!   Shure Brothers built this iconic microphone at the factory in Evanston, Illinois in the years between 1951 and…

Gibson ES125 Tune-Up

Dr. John has collected this beautiful ES-125 (a Gibson Electric Spanish guitar with an MSRP of $125 back when it was produced) but it sounded as if it were underwater. Could the Unbrokenstring Crew toss it a life saver?   This instrument is in collectable condition, with all original hardware. The finish is finely-checked as…

Marshall JCM900 Tune Up

This wonderful old Marshall JCM900 lives in a recording studio. It was due for a set of tubes and a million-mile checkup. Could the Unbrokenstring Crew refresh this head and resolve the tiny issues that had arisen over the years?   In simple terms, this head has two channels that share a common tone stack,…