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Old 8th April 2012, 09:54 PM   #1
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Default 12ax7/6aq5 guitar amp and ghetto speaker

Sounds nice.
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Old 9th April 2012, 03:02 PM   #2
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Threw this together for my nephew's birthday. Puts out about 5 watts of clean to crunchy sound. The chassis was a sample of storefront aluminum extrusion that i machined in an evening and added a couple ofmscales for ends. Aside from the transformers, the entire amp was less than $50. I really like this and so does the nephew.
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Old 9th April 2012, 06:18 PM   #3
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Looks good, especially the ported speaker cabinet. What do all the knobs do?
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Gain,bass, mid, treble, volume.
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A little bit of tolex would make that cabinet more presentable.
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I was planning to polish it to a mirror finish, but the nephew liked the brushed look better. I've done it before and it isn't more than 5 minutes from mirror shiny.
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Old 10th April 2012, 01:29 AM   #7
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The enclosure would sound a lot better if you were to try a different box. I prefer the Officemax boxes myself.

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