Capacitor replacement on mesa boogie amps

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Capacitor replacement on mesa boogie amps

Post by joseph1597 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:06 pm

Do older mesa boogie amps need certain capacitors replaced? I have a rectoverb 50 that is about 12 years old.

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Re: Capacitor replacement on mesa boogie amps

Post by deeman » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:14 am

Eventually they may need to be replaced. My Dual Rec is about 20 years old and still has the original caps.
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Re: Capacitor replacement on mesa boogie amps

Post by domct203 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:19 pm

My Roadster is coming up on 12 years old and I have no reason to even consider it. The amp plays great and is played at band volume 4-5 hours every week plus gigs since I got it.

These are the years when you reap the rewards of Mesa build quality.

Are you having any issues with the amp? If not, don’t try to fix what ain’t broke.

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Re: Capacitor replacement on mesa boogie amps

Post by Authorized Boogie » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:46 pm

domct203 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:19 pm
My Roadster is coming up on 12 years old and I have no reason to even consider it. The amp plays great and is played at band volume 4-5 hours every week plus gigs since I got it.

These are the years when you reap the rewards of Mesa build quality.

Are you having any issues with the amp? If not, don’t try to fix what ain’t broke.

Dom
Correct. You are YEARS away from needing cap replacement. Don't fall for the "techs" who spread the *every 10 years* line...
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