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  Topic: New amp from Milkman
Tim Marcus

Replies: 8
Views: 748

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 12 Feb 2018 11:20 am   Subject: New amp from Milkman
Price? Availability?

$699, pre-orders now, delivery in the Spring
https://milkmansound.com/collections/amplifiers/products/the-amp

I will do a video with pedal steel at some point soon. We are ...
  Topic: New amp from Milkman
Tim Marcus

Replies: 8
Views: 748

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 11 Feb 2018 5:23 pm   Subject: New amp from Milkman
The Amp sounds pretty much the same as my other Half and Half amplifiers - so in other words, really good with pedal steel! The controls are geared more towards the guitar community however I would ne ...
  Topic: Tone problem
Tim Marcus

Replies: 20
Views: 1416

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Feb 2018 9:51 am   Subject: Tone problem
I would explore a different pickup

I tried to make an Alumitone work out of many different amps and it never sounded right. I bought my Williams with it - thats now my #1 steel since I changed the ...
  Topic: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Tim Marcus

Replies: 14
Views: 2167

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 23 Jan 2018 10:22 pm   Subject: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Very interesting. Can you do a video with pedal steel?

yes - eventually. It sounds exactly the same as the other Half and Half, but with slightly less power. I think this form factor will complimen ...
  Topic: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Tim Marcus

Replies: 14
Views: 2167

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 7:54 pm   Subject: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
available this spring!
  Topic: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Tim Marcus

Replies: 14
Views: 2167

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 22 Jan 2018 8:58 am   Subject: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Here is a longer video about The Amp showing off some different things it can do (besides just being an amplifier)

https://youtu.be/O58148dqiww
  Topic: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
Tim Marcus

Replies: 14
Views: 2167

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 18 Jan 2018 10:51 am   Subject: The Amp by Milkman Sound (50W Half and Half in a pedal)
I am very excited to announce The Amp: a full featured 50W amplifier in a pedal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lUHPI3SXfc

12AX7 Class A high voltage preamp
2.5lbs
Universal power input
Rev ...
  Topic: UPS Shipping Damage Claim
Tim Marcus

Replies: 13
Views: 940

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 14 Jan 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: UPS Shipping Damage Claim
my only advice is that when filing a claim, you have to be kind of annoying. Call them at least once a week to follow up. It can take 6 months to get them to pay up. Also, keep in mind that they will ...
  Topic: JBL D120 clone recommendations
Tim Marcus

Replies: 28
Views: 2728

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 3 Jan 2018 6:29 pm   Subject: JBL D120 clone recommendations
Tim has a Milkman branded neo 12” available on his site that looks real good.

I do, but its not modeled on a JBL in any way.

I gave up chasing that ghost after trying almost every new speaker ...
  Topic: Bassman Head into Combo?
Tim Marcus

Replies: 11
Views: 955

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 8 Dec 2017 3:08 pm   Subject: Bassman Head into Combo?
Mojotone used to make one

Combo amps are convenient Very Happy
  Topic: Mahoney Bosstone repair
Tim Marcus

Replies: 6
Views: 564

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 20 Nov 2017 8:15 am   Subject: Mahoney Bosstone repair
John - send me an email. I can put you directly in touch with Chris Mahoney
  Topic: Building a Spring Reverb?
Tim Marcus

Replies: 22
Views: 1103

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 3 Nov 2017 10:23 am   Subject: Building a Spring Reverb?
the surfy bear sounds great. I have a friend who built one. Nice and quiet and has the correct tone and feel
  Topic: Milkman 40W Pedal Steel Mini vs. Quilter Steelaire Combo
Tim Marcus

Replies: 25
Views: 2101

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 30 Oct 2017 2:01 pm   Subject: Milkman 40W Pedal Steel Mini vs. Quilter Steelaire Combo
Greg... I do not set prices based on where I live. Thats got absolutely nothing to do with it. I set them based on time and materials like any other company.

I have no interest in "flooding t ...
  Topic: Milkman 40W Pedal Steel Mini vs. Quilter Steelaire Combo
Tim Marcus

Replies: 25
Views: 2101

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 30 Oct 2017 7:42 am   Subject: Milkman 40W Pedal Steel Mini vs. Quilter Steelaire Combo
You all can disregard this thread. I bought a Milkman Half & Half. Smile Thanks for all of your input.
Jerry

Thats great! Welcome to the Milkman family!

Regarding amps and price - I never und ...
  Topic: Sarno V8 ? Milkman H&H ?
Tim Marcus

Replies: 17
Views: 1489

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 27 Oct 2017 9:22 am   Subject: Sarno V8 ? Milkman H&H ?
I have a 15" Milkman H&H and I like it a lot. One downside, and I'm being super nitpicky here, is that preamp tube seem to last 2 years more or less these days so you will be rolling some new ...
  Topic: Looking for a SUPER high headroom clean amp.
Tim Marcus

Replies: 26
Views: 3384

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 11 Oct 2017 11:06 am   Subject: Looking for a SUPER high headroom clean amp.
I can throw a hat into the ring on this one:

https://milkmansound.com/collections/amplifiers/products/700w-bass-half-and-half

this model sounds great with guitar too. The preamp is clean up to a ...
  Topic: Deluxe Reverb reissue reverb fix
Tim Marcus

Replies: 2
Views: 532

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 9 Sep 2017 11:00 am   Subject: Deluxe Reverb reissue reverb fix
the vintage tanks had molex connectors too

Someone down the line probably removed them and soldered to the posts if you see them soldered.

You can do the same with the new tanks if you want to ...
  Topic: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
Tim Marcus

Replies: 6
Views: 2856

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 18 Jul 2017 10:24 am   Subject: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
this has the shorter 9" 3 spring tank. Great sounding reverb tank, its a bit smoother overall than the 2 spring 17" tank.
  Topic: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
Tim Marcus

Replies: 6
Views: 2856

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 17 Jul 2017 11:30 am   Subject: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
There are a few small differences:

This one can switch from 120V to 240V for global use

I removed the "reverb tone" and replaced it with "Dwell" based on customer feedback. D ...
  Topic: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
Tim Marcus

Replies: 6
Views: 2856

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 16 Jul 2017 3:35 pm   Subject: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
thats the DI level control

You can use the XLR output with or without a speaker connected. Thats a studio quality tube preamp with eq and reverb coming out of that balanced output!
  Topic: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
Tim Marcus

Replies: 6
Views: 2856

PostForum Section: New Product Announcements   Posted: 16 Jul 2017 9:47 am   Subject: Milkman 300W Half and Half Combos are inbound!
The combo version of the new Half and Half is finally here! I will have several in stock ready to ship in August.

We really hit the mark on this one: 25 lbs

Real tube front end: preamp, eq and ...
  Topic: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
Tim Marcus

Replies: 28
Views: 2728

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Jun 2017 11:41 am   Subject: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
I have a great dealer in Chicago - Chicago Music Exchange. They do repairs there too. I would trust them over anyone else.
  Topic: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
Tim Marcus

Replies: 28
Views: 2728

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 29 Jun 2017 10:23 am   Subject: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
if you want less reverb recovery, you need to replace the 12AX7 to the left of the little reverb transformer (facing rear) with a 12DW7

leave the 12AT7 in place as the driver.

The 12DW7 has 2 t ...
  Topic: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
Tim Marcus

Replies: 28
Views: 2728

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 22 Jun 2017 11:13 am   Subject: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
yes, you will need to remove the tank from the bag, which is there to dampen and protect it from anything you might store in the amp (cables, power cable, etc)

Regarding the pig, I have met that pi ...
  Topic: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
Tim Marcus

Replies: 28
Views: 2728

PostForum Section: Electronics   Posted: 22 Jun 2017 8:52 am   Subject: Milkman Half and Half reverb not working.
99% of the time reverb goes away because of an issue that is external to the amplifier. Since this post is going to live on the forum forever - here is a troubleshooting and parts list for all Milkman ...
 
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