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Old 19th November 2008, 10:59 PM   #1
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Default New to Forum, love 2A3's, built a couple of amps

Have built a couple of amps and followed this forum for ideas, finally signed up. My favorite schematics are from JE Labs. Have some photos of my projects at on the Tube Amp Projects page.
Got started by restoring vintage tube radios and building crystal radios. Just finished building a guitar amp from a friend, found the Fender schematic at schematic heaven. I am also an avid swimmer, hence the handle.
Scott's Crystal Radios

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Used a couple of vintage transformers on this one.
Scott aka scottswim
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Old 20th November 2008, 01:26 AM   #2
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Default photos here of the amps

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Wood is Brazilian Cherry aka Jatoba wood, and panel is Garolite

Back of amp showing the cut out for the power and audio inputs

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Old 20th November 2008, 05:26 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum...

Your amp looks good.

I'm hoping i like 2A3 -- just building one up (6B4FD actually)... and i used to swim (i still should, but...), butterfly was my thing.

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Old 20th November 2008, 02:06 PM   #4
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Hello Scott and welcome to the forums.
planet10 needs your help:
Let's help Ruth and Dave
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Old 24th November 2008, 09:24 PM   #5
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Your amp looks gorgeous. Well done and welcome to the forums... What's next?

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