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Vintage Tube Amplifier Repair For Musicians Nationwide

After thirty years on the farm in Dixon, I have moved to the foothills of northern California! I am now located in Loma Rica, off Highway 20, between Yuba City/Marysville and Nevada City.

Over the past twenty years, I have been doing vintage tube amplifier repair for thousands of musicians nationwide from my shop located near Sacramento, only an hour's drive from San Francisco and the Bay Area in Northern California.

To put it simply, there are plenty of people who will sell you new  tubes or a "cap job" and call it amp repair; but my knowledge,  experience, and reputation mean that you receive what your treasured  vintage amp really needs. Yes, you may have the added expense and  hassle of shipping your amplifier to me, but you can be confident that 
your amp repair will be done right, even if your local tech has gotten to it first!

An important consideration in today's vintage amp market is originality.Preserving original components of a rare Fender amplifier is becoming just as important as original wiring in a '57 Stratocaster. For more about my amplifier repair philosophy, please read The Truth About Vintage Amps. I know what these amps are supposed to sound like and I know how to make them sound right. I am a musician, so my understanding of amps is not merely technical. Whether it's a rare collectable Fender or one of the old Silvertone amplifiers you had as a kid, my goal is for you to retain as much originality and value as possible.

Skip at the House of Blues, in the shadow of the Green MonsterOver the past 15 years, I have also been restoring and modifying vintage PA amps for use with guitar and harmonica, including MASCO amps.

CLIENT TESTIMONIAL

"Skip is incredibly important to the success of my studio, tiny telephone."

John Vanderslice;
owner, tiny telephone studio

Welcome to my website. I hope you enjoy looking through pictures of some of the classic amplifiers and audio equipment I have repaired or had in the shop lately.

Sincerely, Skip Simmons

 

Skip Simmons Amp Repair 4824 Bevan Road • Loma Rica, CA 95901
530-771-7345

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