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  1. I didn't see a RCA jack anywhere. So, are you saying that I should be fine with a 2-prong power cord and shouldn't worry about getting shocked? As of right now, with the original components, the amp is quiet (no buzz or hum) and sounds great. The only thing that isn't working correctly is the tremolo (that I mentioned above). I don't know if that is because of a bad cap, a bad tube, or what? I've just read that electrolytic capacitors need to be replaced after about 15-20 years from so many different sources I figured it was a no-brainer. It seems that you're telling me not to do anything
  2. Sounds like it maybe a 1957? Check out the info below... Gibson Skylark History
  3. Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum, but excited by the fact that I picked up this 1963 Gibson Skylark GA-5T for next to nothing and it is in IMMACULATE condition! I'd like to start using it, but before I do I need to do a few things that I was hoping some of you "veterans" of the forum could help me with. First off, I need to replace the 2-prong power cord with a grounded 3-prong. I don't know how to do this, but have read on other forums that it sometime involves removing a "death-cap", which I would need help in identifying. Secondly, there is a slight problem with the tremolo. Onc
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