this tour life

baby your B3

June 3, 2014
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If you have ever had the joy of touring with a Hammond B3, you know that there are just about a million different things that can (and probably will) break. Routine maintenance is necessary on these organs, they have a lot of moving parts and even more solder points.  I got my first touring job because I was able to perform normal maintenance on B3s (and I wasn’t scared to pull the back off and start digging).

Learning/doing normal maintenance on a B3 allows you to become familiar and comfortable inside this monster.

 

Here is a video showing some oil maintenance and percussion repair (percussion repair starts at 5:30).

 

have a good B3 fix/trick? let us know down below.


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