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Posted on September 18, 2009
THE AMP SHOP BLUES Category: Musical instrument repair

AMP SHOP HORROR....Here's my story:In late May '07, I brought my Peavey Classic Chorus 212 amp(serial# 9A-04098175)toThe Amp Shop/Bass Exchange13701 Venture BlvdSherman Oaks, CA 91423 to be repaired... ..I wanted to use it for my Solo Project CD to be be recorded in late June '08. This gave them 4 weeks to do the repair.It had a weird metallic buzz/distortion that was irregular foran amplifier of that fidelity.I use a similar one every Sunday@ Hope Lutheran Church in Hollywood for the Gospel Worship Service.I paid their employee 100.00 (May 25, 2007) $65 repair down and a $35.00rush fee.I gave another employee my receipt(orange claim stub) and he misplaced itand it was never found.I went into the shop at least 25 times over the course of the 17 month repair.They told me they would provide me with a work order but never did.The guy that had the amp was Rich. ..He [...]
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