Welcome to Amphead

Welcome to Amphead

The shop hours are by appointment, Monday through Friday from 10am til 6pm and Saturday 10am til 2pm. 
The address is 5225-a SE 78th Ave. Portland, OR 97206.
Please use the contact form or call 503 231-4035 to talk about scheduling service work.  
Click any of the sections on the site for more information.
Thanks for checking out the site.
Jim Taylor

Parts

Parts

Amphead maintains an extensive stock of the best quality guitar and amp parts. JJ, Tung Sol and Winged C tubes. Sprague, F&T and Mallory capacitors, Mercury Magnetics transformers and Lindy Fralin pickups. Pick up at the shop or we can ship.

Guitar Work

Guitar Work

Amphead has always provided quality guitar service. Set up, wiring and repair.

Restoration

Restoration

This '59 Fender Bassman is an example of a restoration project completed at Amphead in July of '06. Click for details and pictures of the process.

Tube Amplifier Overhaul

Tube Amplifier Overhaul

Many of the most popular amps today are 25+ years old and are well beyond their expected service life. Eventually that sweet vintage tube amp will need to be "overhauled" to produce good tone and stay off the repair bench.

Modification

Modification

Dial in Your Sound Amphead performs proven custom performance upgrades for classic tube guitar amps.

Amplifier Maintenance and Repair

Amplifier Maintenance and Repair

Service bench time is $60 per hour. The schedule varies with the workload with most jobs completed within a week. Let us know your situation, we can usually accommodate. Rush service, when available, is time and a half.

Speakers and Cabinets

Speakers and Cabinets

We provide repair and upgrade for your speaker cabinet and stock some of our most popular speakers at the best prices available. Check the parts listed or call for current availability.