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by marc1kim
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: HT5R power tube and the infamous issue
Replies: 3
Views: 5857

HT5R power tube and the infamous issue

Well my HT5R had the infamous issue that plagued the early models. After drilling holes between the mosfet legs (as described in the other threads), and retubing with new tubes I was able to get about 20 minutes of play before it became staticky again. After inspecting it the resistors still look go...
by marc1kim
Wed Nov 25, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: HT5 perfect replacement knobs found
Replies: 3
Views: 4059

Re: HT5 perfect replacement knobs found

As many have noted, the knobs on the HT5 are beautiful to look at from afar but impossible to use since the chrome reflects tons of glare and light and the tiny black indicator dimple is extremely hard to see if not looking directly down on the top of the amp rather than the more typical slightly f...
by marc1kim
Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Blackstar Amps
Topic: Knob for HT-5R
Replies: 0
Views: 2322

Knob for HT-5R

Is there any other place to buy a knob for an HT-5R other than Parts is Parts? They've been out of stock for some time and it drives me bananas seeing my amp with a missing knob LOL. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks :mrgreen:
by marc1kim
Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Introduce yourself to the Blackstar crew
Topic: Howdy from South Texas!
Replies: 1
Views: 4426

Howdy from South Texas!

Hello everyone! I've been playing guitar for over 25 years, Les Pauls are my preferred axe. I've owned a boatload of amps from different manufacturers, from combos to stacks etc. The only thing I can say is that I wish Blackstar were around a lot sooner in my life. Many of the big amp names were gre...