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First official review of the GainClone
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Old 7th July 2003, 02:58 AM   #11
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Nice job! Keep on your new projects!
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Old 7th July 2003, 03:03 AM   #12
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It is actually $1795, but for you I'll let it go for $2000.
60 bucks for parts huh? Let me know where you buy yours, I'll buy mine there too. Then I'll have you put it together for me because you obviously work for free.
LMAO!

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Old 7th July 2003, 03:09 AM   #13
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Hey Peter!

Much deserved CONGRATS! on a great review. It's clear to see
that the AMP-1 is truely a work of art that far surpasses it's
Eastern predecessor, both in value and looks


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Old 7th July 2003, 03:19 AM   #14
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Old 7th July 2003, 03:21 AM   #15
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Thanks everybody.

I have to say that Positive Feedback declined on a review, as my amp resembles Gain Card too much. I had some reservations about it in the beginning as well, but this is really a smart way to built a chassis, especially if you are not into a big size. Another advantage of the Gain Card based chassis is lack of heatsink fins, which might introduce some resonances. I didn't really check it, but I feel that using those polycarbonate blocks to hold the filter caps, provides some additional damping, which may be beneficial for the sound.

You might also noticed, that I took Mrfeedback's advice from one of his posts and I'm using brass shaft extentions.

I'm glad that the reviewer was using acrylic base stand, as the amp indeed sounds better when positioned in that way. I'm currently working on a supporting platform, which will accomodate source switching as well. In this way, I'll move away from copying Kimura San, and will try to be more original
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Old 7th July 2003, 03:41 AM   #16
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Peter,

We are not worthy........................
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Old 7th July 2003, 03:43 AM   #17
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We are not worthy........................
You should 've not say that, as I was just thinking about sending one amp for you to try
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oooh i'm worthy, send me one!!!
j/k man

nice, very nice though ..

and oh yeah, i'd LOVE to see that amp made with those quality parts for $60 ....
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Old 7th July 2003, 05:45 AM   #19
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For $60 you could buy one blackgate.

After reading the review, I will have to finish my gainclone, and hook it up the my AKG-1000's and see how it sounds.

Good job Peter. I would expect some sales after that review.

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Old 7th July 2003, 06:56 AM   #20
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You might also noticed, that I took Mrfeedback's advice from one of his posts and I'm using brass shaft extentions.
Good on ya Pete - looks like all our efforts have paid off.
And thanks for the recognition.

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