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Old 29th July 2009, 02:07 AM   #1
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Default Help me to think of name for a tube amplifier

I am making a tube amplifier (push-pul 34W). I noticed that DIYers usually name their amplifiers, for instace: Maestro Grosso, Sound Angel, Darling, Fender, SweetAmp...

So I want you to help me with the name for the project. It can be a phrase or a single word, or a short sentence. Several word about amlifier. It will be big and heavy (25"X 30" or 70X76cm) stainless steel chasis and wooden case. Its almost finished, but I want to print its name on stainless chasis with laser.

I am asking you to help me to think of nice name because you are native speakers of english and you know much more words than I.

So here are some ideas of mine:
sound gear
melody maker
stainless sound

P.S. I took output transformers from Fortissimo amplifier.
Fortissimo means "in loud voice"
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Old 29th July 2009, 02:17 AM   #2
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My favorite amp name ever was Pete Millett's "Unnecessarily Complex 300B Amp." In that spirit, how about "Really Heavy Hunk of Steel?"
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Old 29th July 2009, 02:23 AM   #3
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What about Aceropesado?

Sounds gorgeous. Or, Schwereisen

Pesante di Ferro?

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Default 4/34 PP

The english motor industry in the 1950's had a quaint habit of titling their vehicles by the number of cylinders followed by the rated horsepower, hence models such as the Wolseley 4/44.

The reality of the figures was entirely debatable, especially the number of cylinders - the truth of the Wolseley was closer to 3.25/15, but you get the drift.

And so, the "4/34 PP" which uses four output tubes to acheive 34 watts
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Old 29th July 2009, 03:46 AM   #5
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I call mine "HumFree Bogart". You are welcome to borrow it - the name, not
the amp :-)

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Old 29th July 2009, 04:43 AM   #6
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If you've got any solid-state stuff mixed in like CCS's, etc, how about "Ampersand" You can even have a fancy symbol for a logo..... "&"
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Old 29th July 2009, 04:57 AM   #7
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Here is what to emboss on your chassis...

THE ONLY TOOL THAT CAN TOUCH THIS ALLOY IS A LASER
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I like " Emanon"

That is "No name" spelled backwards.
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Fortissimo Magnus - I just finished reading Colleen McCullough's "Fortune's Favorites", and I was amused at Pompey's insistence on being called Magnus... For that matter, you could call it "Baby Butcher" (you'd have to have read the book or be a student of Roman history to get the reference), but I like the first name better, anyway.
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