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Old 22nd October 2004, 11:57 PM   #1
Dougie is offline Dougie  Canada
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This is a great forum, I'm learning... slowly.

I'm an artist. I make "interactive sculpture" from cast-off electronic stuff by coupling the pieces together with embedded computers. I think the highest voltage I have ever used is 48VDC.

To make a long story short:
- people give me stuff which goes in my barn.
- my fifteen year old daughter gets a nice Gibson SG and forms a band.
- I built her a nice practise amp using Transistors! (forgive me I did not know). She tells me it does not "sound right" even after I showed her that it was very HiFi on the scope.
- In my barn are lots of old tube radios and some new-in-the-box tubes.
- I am building her a tube amp

Thats my story so far.
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Old 23rd October 2004, 01:48 PM   #2
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Now we will have to judge things on their artistic merit as well.

Welcome aboard

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Old 4th November 2004, 07:58 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. You will find that the "Tubes" forum is a very friendly place - and your daughter was right. (But you are forgiven.)
The loudspeaker: The only commercial Hi-Fi item where a disproportionate part of the budget isn't spent on the box. And the one where it would make a difference...
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