A Little TLC for an Orange Amplification 15 Watt Head

This unit came in to the shop with intermittent signal and power issues. First, we need to get this unit functioning consistently. Only then is it possible to find other issues that need attention. Could The Unbrokenstring Crew have a look at it and bring it back to its full potential? This all-tube unit looks…

Cool Sunn Practice Combo Amp Blows a Fuse

The fuse blew in this Sunn Stinger 20, but the new fuse blew as well. Then, it quit working for good. Cool Under Fire wanted this combo amp back in action. Could The Unbrokenstring Crew sort it all out?      Our patient still has that cool Sunn vibe after all these years, even if it…

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,…