#1
I'm looking to buy an amp on eBay and this one amp is for a good deal. The only problem that is listed is that when you turn the knobs on the amp, it makes a cracking noise.

1. Is this bad? (It cracks when only turning)
2. Will it be a future problem?
3. Is it something worth fixing?

Thanks
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#2
It probably just needs cleaning. Over time, dust and dirt can build up and cause pots to crackle and cut out.
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#4
Depends on how cheap you can get it, I wouldnt pay much at all for an amp that has problems, but if you can get it cheap that should be a fairly easy fix....
#5
What model of amp are we talking about here?
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#6
they have some stuff they spray on the pots and it goes away. just take it to a tech and have them give it the once over (should be standard procedure when buying any used amp)
#7
it's one of the easiest things to get done for you, most guitar shops are able to do it. Some contact cleaner would work.
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#8
yeah , my plexi has the same problem , also on my brige pickups volume knob , i should also take it in for cleaning , naa dude its just dirty , nothing wrong with it .
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