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Dear Abby...

Postby Malcolm Boyce » Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:33 pm

Dear Abby,
I think my wife is cheating on me.
I am a working musician and, as you would expect, I travel a lot.
I have been noticing strange things happening when I get home. Her mobile phone rings and she steps outside to answer it or, she says,
"I'll call you back later".

When I ask her who called, she gets evasive. Sometimes she goes
out with friends but comes home late, getting dropped off around the corner
and walking the rest of the way.

I once picked up the extension while she was on the phone and she got very angry.

A buddy of mine also plays guitar in a band. He told me that my wife and some strange guy have been showing up together at his gigs recently.

One night, my buddy wanted to borrow my guitar amp. That's when I got the idea to find out for myself what was really happening. I said, "Sure, you can use my amp but I want to hide behind it at the gig and see if she comes into the venue and who she comes in with". He agreed.

Saturday night came and I slipped behind my Marshall JCM800 half stack to get a good view. I could feel the heat coming off the back of the amp. It was at that moment, crouching down behind the amp, that I noticed something very strange and upsetting. One of the power tubes was not glowing as bright as the other three.

Is this something I can fix myself or do I need to take it to a technician?

Very Concerned
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Postby macrae11 » Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:12 pm


I've read that a few times before, but it's still funny everytime.
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Postby Mathieu Benoit » Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:00 am

This guy is my hero.
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Postby Jef » Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:56 pm

"I did what any good producer would do. I rolled a fatty." - Mixerman -
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Postby josh porter » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:42 pm

Some wives can be replaced, but there is nothing better then a good amp to keep u warm at night... Unless its broken, then the wife will have to do.
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