Does The MK IV have a Bleed Resistor?

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Boogie-On 0990
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Does The MK IV have a Bleed Resistor?

Post by Boogie-On 0990 » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:23 am

Hi everyone,

I recently broke the plastic push pull knob of the main output on my old MK IV B combo. :roll: I ordered a new replacement pot to solder in, but before I jump in I’ve been reading up on draining filter caps as much as I can.My question is: Does the MK IV and other Mesas have a bleeder resistor for the caps? I’m still going to take all the safety precautions to drain the caps but I was wondering about this. I’ve seen a couple of people say yes but I haven’t seen a definitive answer. Thanks!

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Re: Does The MK IV have a Bleed Resistor?

Post by Markedman » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:19 am

Don't use both hands when reaching into your amp! (If you don't know what you're doing and there's a chance of killing yourself, think twice!)
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