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Re: Orange w/ Fender p.t.??

12/29/1999 11:48 PM
Bird Dog
Re: Orange w/ Fender p.t.??
I would first check the red/yellow for continuity with the two red leads. Then I would run a resistance test from each red to the red/yellow. If the readings are very close, you probably can count on the red/yellow being your center tap, in which case you will need to replace your bridge rectifier with a full-wave style, as used in most vintage Fenders. I encountered this when replacing the high voltage PT in a 135 watt twin with a vintage re-issue PT to bring the voltages down.

D.Rice Thanks for the input, guys - went w... -- 1/3/2000 6:15 PM