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Old 3rd December 2006, 06:10 PM   #1
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Hey all, I've been playin' around with my kid's toys last coupe of days and this is what I came up with...

http://www.angelfire.com/jazz/noidster/legoamp.html

...as mentioned on the webby, I will be finishing it up in the next couple of days and will update the webby with better pics and info.

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Old 3rd December 2006, 06:37 PM   #2
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If you're building big stuff, try mega-blocks, they cost about 1/2 of what Lego costs and come in more colors. They will fit with the Lego parts, too, though they aren't manufactured to the same fit and finish as the Lego blocks. I think you can get them at Target and Wal-mart.

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I know I have to say something, I just dont know what....

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Old 3rd December 2006, 07:23 PM   #4
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If you're building big stuff, try mega-blocks, they cost about 1/2 of what Lego costs and come in more colors. They will fit with the Lego parts, too, though they aren't manufactured to the same fit and finish as the Lego blocks. I think you can get them at Target and Wal-mart.

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yeah my boys have a lot of MegaBlok stuff as well but I was determined to keep this strictly a Lego project. Plus as mentioned, MegaBloks build and finish quality just isn;t up to par with the Lego stuff.

Thanks for the positive comments from everyone.

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Old 3rd December 2006, 09:44 PM   #6
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This is what the Gainclone should be all about--whatever you want it to be.

Horatio Greenough is said to have originated the idea of "form follows function" in 1851. It was a big fat lie then, it's a big fat lie now.
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Old 4th December 2006, 12:45 AM   #7
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Very cool...an Erector Set GC would be cool, too and prolly very strong

http://www.meccano.com/products/multimodels/
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Old 5th December 2006, 04:19 AM   #8
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I am so happy you did not say "Legos" for some reason that really bothers me

why don't you make the amp more color coordinated. you know it will sound better
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Old 5th December 2006, 07:53 AM   #9
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I am so happy you did not say "Legos" for some reason that really bothers me
Actually he did: "The subwoofer will be built completely out of Legos as well and house a single Peerless 8"er"

For shame, Noid. I remember a Lego catalogue from the '80 explicitly stating that the plural of Lego is Lego and no time shall the term "Legos" be used.

And about the Mega Blocks, Not only are they an inferior product, they are not Danish. Since you are using a Peerless driver, Lego is a must (Never mind that Lego isn't actually made in Denmark anymore) to maintain the Danish signature sound.

Excellent idea by the way, I just wonder how effective Lego is at 'blocking' EMI as compared to a metal chassis.

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Duplo is a Lego product.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duplo

I'm not sure if that is what you call megablock. I think you can add a giraffe for emi protection!

http://www.lego.com/eng/preschool/default.asp
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