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Old 31st December 2010, 12:14 AM   #1
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Default Anyone here ever use a guy called "the amp doctor"

His work looks like CRAP!


Screws missing, sloppy solder joints, mis-matching brands and types, 20% gate resistors, ect!


I should clarify this is on a amp I bought off ebay.
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Old 31st December 2010, 12:47 AM   #2
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I think there are quite a few guys using that name.
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Old 31st December 2010, 04:49 AM   #3
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Dont know if its the same guy or not but When ZED AUDIO sold to Audio Products INC. The place for all warranty claims was called AMP Doctor.

And just before API sold to maxsonics they had alot of problems with Amp Doctor he had tons of warranty repairs from them and he closed up shop and took off with everyones amp they had sent in to be repaired.
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Old 31st December 2010, 05:00 AM   #4
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That sounds about right for the work I seen in this amp.


sux iv got to remove half the amp's components...
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Old 31st December 2010, 08:16 AM   #5
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His work looks like CRAP!


Screws missing, sloppy solder joints, mis-matching brands and types, 20% gate resistors, ect!


I should clarify this is on a amp I bought off ebay.
I didn't even know 20% resistors existed!! I feel bad enough when I'm in a pinch and I use some 5% resistors from the local electronic suppliers. Thats crazy. You'd have to go out of your way to do a terrible repair job.
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Old 31st December 2010, 09:08 AM   #6
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Do you know the history of this amp?

He may received it, tested it, found that it worked and put it up for sale without ever opening it.
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Old 31st December 2010, 05:14 PM   #7
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there's the Gordan from Genesis amp fame working under that name too, i doubt you'll ever see sloppy work from that guy though, his reputation is 2nd to none!

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Old 31st December 2010, 05:30 PM   #8
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his reputation is 2nd to none!
Except for perhaps the gentleman who posted just before you.
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Old 1st January 2011, 05:43 PM   #9
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This was quite obviously a hack job, resistor's clipped, new ones soldered to the protruding wire, switching devices connected to just the top pads.
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