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Old 6th September 2010, 12:44 PM   #2621
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Papa. From Burning Amp #1.

They are Threshold knobs: (maybe from this?)

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I have a stereo volume pot on the left and the DPDT is actually the knob on the right. Left of center is input one, Center is Off, and Right is input 2.

I only had about .25" around the board on all sides so it's kinda like 10 lbs of stuff in a 5 pound bag in there with the Nichicon KG PS caps folded over the top of everything.
Thanks, I will mail to Pass Labs about the knobs. The box is more than OK, your efforts were wrth it.

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Thanks for posting. The construction is very good. Your wiring looks exceptional.
Did you build the chassis? I think the fasteners could be black for a better visual appeal. If you wish, I can offer a good source for them, via PM.
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Old 6th September 2010, 01:49 PM   #2622
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Thanks for the compliment on the build. I bought the chassis and drilled the holes for connectors, knob and power. I have black screws for it but wanted to see how it would look with contrasting that matched the knob.
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Old 6th September 2010, 08:04 PM   #2623
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I all, I think my first post. I read the whole thread and built the buffer. My first real build since putting together a couple of Hafler kits in the '80s. I'd been using a P1.0 clone and this B1 is amazing. I'm a tad short on volume with a few cds but I think I can live with it because the sound is so transparent.
Thanks to everyone who contributed and a special thanks to Nelson!
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Awesome, good craftsmanship!!!
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Old 6th September 2010, 08:11 PM   #2624
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Awesome, good craftsmanship!!!
Thanks! I'm burning in some bypass Russian FT-1s and FT-3s. So far the Thetas with the FTs sounds very nice.
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Old 6th September 2010, 08:24 PM   #2625
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I all, I think my first post. I read the whole thread and built the buffer. My first real build since putting together a couple of Hafler kits in the '80s. I'd been using a P1.0 clone and this B1 is amazing. I'm a tad short on volume with a few cds but I think I can live with it because the sound is so transparent.
Thanks to everyone who contributed and a special thanks to Nelson!
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Excellent build Chris. From where did you obtain the chassis?
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Marra
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Old 6th September 2010, 08:27 PM   #2626
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That did'nt work right.
Excellent build Chris. From where did you obtain the Chassis?
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Old 6th September 2010, 08:50 PM   #2627
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Thanks, Keith. The chassis came from Context Engineering. High quality aluminum enclosures designed for maximum flexibility in form and function
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Old 6th September 2010, 09:15 PM   #2628
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Hey Chris,
I had a visitor awhile back, an industrial designer that developed some of the Bel Canto lineup and he chided me on my use of a black toggle on a silver faceplate. I guess I may be getting over-sensitive about mixing black and silver.

I actually find little to complain about your chassis and the mix of color, the knob looks good in a contrasting color. I spent a good amount of searching to come up with a local supplier of fasteners that has a broad line card of product, including stainless and black oxide in different styles. My oversensitivity even drove me to experiment with engine turning on my last build.
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Old 6th September 2010, 09:19 PM   #2629
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Thanks for the link Chris. Can you give a hint on price please.
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Old 6th September 2010, 09:26 PM   #2630
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Thanks for the link Chris. Can you give a hint on price please.
$65 natural, $75 anodized plus shipping.
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