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Spider iii 75w input jack
on 2010-05-03 08:58:49.4800
I have had a reoccuring problem with the iput jack on this amp. In less than a year, the nut that holds the jack onto the face plate has popped off at least 5 times. When this happens, the jack falls back into the cabinet and I have to go pay the repairman $20 to open the case, retrieve the jack and reattach it.
At first I thought the nut was just workin itself loose, but now It think that it pops off the threads when taking the cord out of the jack. I think this could be solved by replacing the plastic nut with a metal one, but my local hardware store had nothing like it. Has anyone else had this problem? Where can I get a metal nut that will fit? What do I need to tell a store (ie diameter, thread count etc.) so they can order me one?
Thanks in advance.
RE: Spider iii 75w input jack
on 2010-05-03 16:26:02.1870
We have replacement nuts for those but they are not metal. One thing I would suggest (at least if this was happening to me) is re-seat the nut one more time but this time, add a dab or two of Loctite. You can get it at any local hardware store.
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