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Old 13th July 2006, 12:44 AM   #1
J.H.R is offline J.H.R  United States
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Default Home-Made Tube Guitar Heads

Hello, I am wanting to build my own Tube Head. I was wanting it to be "up to my specifications". I wanted a simple, no non-sense 100 watt minimum, 1 channel, mono or parrellel out, 3-band E-Q head. For tubes, I was wanting to use like 4- EL34's in the power amp, and 4- 12AX7's in the Pre-amp, and whatever for the rectifier (maybe GZ34's). I have been looking for plans and schematics on the net for one, but I havent had much luck. Maybe something like a Vintage Marshall or a Fender, but the Fender doesnt really have the power I want and the Marshall just isnt "it". I also been looking at various D.Y.I. kits, but they, just arent what I want either. My experience I have in Tube amps are just repair. I have an old Guild 2x12 combo thats about 100 watts; from around the 60's. When something goes wrong with it, I just find an exact replacement and soldier it in. So I know the "What-not-to-do's" in amp electronics and I'm aware of electric circuitry and wiring. I'm just looking for the perfect, simple plan for an awesome tube head.
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Old 13th July 2006, 09:52 AM   #2
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What about a Fender Super Reverb/Twin Reverb? Uses 4 6L6s, clean, around 100 watts and loud enough for almost anything.

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Old 14th July 2006, 04:30 AM   #3
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I can't imagine a Fender Twin Reverb not having enough power for guitar. it sounds like your amp to me.

Go over to Schematic Heaven and there are endless guitar amp schematics to consider.

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