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Old 22nd February 2013, 09:19 AM   #1
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Default my first valve amp build,

been wanting to build a valve amp for quite a while, but did'nt want to spend too much money on it, so i bought a few radio gram's, old record player's etc, some were given to me as well,

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did'nt want to buy a kit as i think i'll learn more if i have to mix and match part's ,

so i picked this one to start with,

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gutted it and was left with this,

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Old 22nd February 2013, 09:42 AM   #2
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this is the circuit i ended up with,

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my first attempt was a bit messy to say the least,

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so i un-soldered everything, re-positioned the valve's, and have this,

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Old 22nd February 2013, 10:35 AM   #3
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this is the circuit i ended up with, not drawn by me, but by a very helpful person, Eric Gittins,

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Old 22nd February 2013, 06:25 PM   #4
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fun project..and cool drawing...looks like small buggers swinging in a circus
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Old 22nd February 2013, 10:01 PM   #5
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That's a very nice looking radio, cool, but not really that useful as guitar amp. Problem is the tiny speaker. I would use the case for the amp and play through an external speaker cab.


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