Noise coming from my mark iv that scares me!!!!

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MetallicaFreak65
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Noise coming from my mark iv that scares me!!!!

Post by MetallicaFreak65 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:04 pm

When I have the clean channel on it crackles and sort of pops and im also getting a little feedback type deal from my lead, does that mean i need new tubes
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Re: Noise coming from my mark iv that scares me!!!!

Post by boogietone » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:17 pm

It did for me a while back.
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Re: Noise coming from my mark iv that scares me!!!!

Post by MusicManJP6 » Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:59 pm

most likely tubes - tap each with a pencil eraser with the amp on and listen for changes to the noises - change offending tube.
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