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Old 21st August 2010, 05:29 PM   #1
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Default amp newb saying 'hello' from Queens NYC

About 13 years ago I was an avid cabinet maker. Mostly for my friends cars and a few custom home set ups. Nothing crazy just straightforward configurations.

At this point, I'm re-entering the DIY audio scene and turing my focus towards amps. I'm hoping to learn how to build and amp from scratch for a couple hundred dollars; maybe pillaging a few non working amps for parts and what not. It's for my desk at work and I'm looking for a very simple single rca in no radio and perhaps just a terminal cup for the speaker hookups.

I'm wondering also if there is a store in the NYC area that is like madisound or even parts express that I can rummage through prts bins and find crossover parts etc…

Anyway, happy to be here.
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Old 21st August 2010, 06:25 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums, sounds like you'll fit in nicely.

Pillaging broken stuff can be quite enjoyable - ebay seems to be a good source...

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Old 21st August 2010, 06:53 PM   #3
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Hi seles23 - and welcome to diyAudio!!

There are some forum members from around your area and I think that they are trying to get a local meet going. Perhaps someone will chime in with some insight - -
DIY audio can be expensive – but getting to see things go up in smoke - that's priceless!!!! ..... "whatever - call it brainfart of Mighty ZM"
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