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Zinky Superfly Blog - Part 1: Introduction

Once up a time I bought a used Zinky Superfly guitar amplifier.

This blog is the educational story of the perils of "boutique" gear as exemplified in the problems I have had; equipment that is so esoteric that if it develops a fault, only one person in the whole wide world can repair it. If they can be bothered...

I bought the amp through eBay UK on 25 January 2007. The amp chassis has spent the time between 29 April 2008 and 5 February 2010 in the workshop of Bruce Zinky. For the vast majority of that time, nothing has been done with it. For the details of how this ridiculous situation has evolved, read on...

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