#1
So I bought a Kalamazoo Model 2 from a guy today for $90, and I have a few quick questions (not really phrased like questions, but I need some info please). First, he was able to play it and it sounded good at his house, but when I brought it home, the fuse blew. Second, when I had my guitar plugged in, when I touched the strings it felt like those shocking gum or lighter toys, which I'm guessing is a grounding issue? Last, how much are these worth? Mine has the original tubes but a new speaker, and everything else is original. Thanks
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#2
An amp like that is only for people who know their way around an old amp or have an amp tech that works cheap. It's probably worth $150 on eBay in working condition. Mostly for collector value.
#3
Anyone know how to switch the 2 prong for the 3 prong cord?
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#4
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Anyone know how to switch the 2 prong for the 3 prong cord?
Get a 3 prong plug with cord. Attach the hot to the current cord with the fuse and switch. The neural to the other. A ground to the chassis. Make sure the ground of the input Jack measures a short to the chassis.

Disclaimer... This is dangerous if you aren't sure of yourself and don't know how to use a meter. There's always a chance I'm wrong.
#5
I've been looking at diagrams for it, and I know how to use a meter, discharge caps, etc, but I think I'm going to have my dad help me with it. I would rather not f-up a '65 amp I just bought, and it plays alright now, this is just for safety. Would it be worth selling the set of tubes on it and getting some newer ones? I got them tested and they read almost new, so how much would the set go for on average? It has all RCA's except the EL84, which is a Zenith that says made in Great Britain. The amp tech I brought it to said that it may be a re-branded Mullard. Any truth to that?
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