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Crate G60XL The dirty channel A dose`nt work at all even the light don`t come on when I change the channel. The clean channel B works fine. So what`s up with that?

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    madmedia63 Jul 17, 2008

    This is a G60xl crate amp

  • madmedia63
    madmedia63 Jul 19, 2008

    thanks to ya but I don`t know what to do so I put my amp in the shop so hopfuly problem solved if not I`ll let y`all know. Thanks for the help it let me know that I needed to put my amp in the shop.See Ya

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Hey madmedia63

Good old amps these. Fixed a few over the years. I would expect dry solder joints in and about the channel switching. If you got a mate with soldering experience, he da man to help you sort it. Hard to help you anymore without actually looking inside the amp to see what's going on. But that's were I would start at least. Way round it I guess is to use a distortion pedal. Go for a metalzone to get similar sort of distortion. \m/ riff out ;)

robotek

Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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    Graeme Ross Jul 19, 2008

    hi, just wondering why you gave me a thanks for trying rating for my advice. This rating has a bad impact on pour overall rankings with FixYa. I have been repairing guitar amps for 25 years. I know I gave you good advice. Have you got the problem sorted. What was it?

    regards
    robotek


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