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Old 2nd February 2005, 08:19 PM   #11
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As mentioned, it is not likely you will only build one amp...

a friend was pondering building a scratch amp for sometime... one of the EL34s in his Jolidas expired so i loaned him a console spud amp (ELL80) i had lieing around to keep him in tunes. Before i could blink an eye he had rechassied it and gussied it up. With that under his belt, he had the confidence to go on. he started with an "as close as he could get to a Decware ZEN" (because a couple of ZENs thru his house had impressed him). That -- with a bit of encouragement -- quickly progressed thru 3 or 4 amps plus variations until he ended up with something quite different, and quite a bit better (map below). He now has a stunning little amp -- not a lot of power mind you -- and the confidence to attack a re-working of his Jolida. He built it all with recycled iron (from my basement) so it cost him very little out-of-pocket. (well under $200 CAD i believe).

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Old 2nd February 2005, 08:23 PM   #12
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Wow now we need to get me going on my tube amp's.. Why dont you post a few pic's of chris's Amp's.
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Old 2nd February 2005, 08:38 PM   #13
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Wow now we need to get me going on my tube amp's..
I keep trying to get you moving, but my hints haven't struck home yet.

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Why dont you post a few pic's of chris's Amp's.
I don't have any -- was why i was asking you if you had any... you were looking.

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Old 2nd February 2005, 09:36 PM   #14
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What hint's..?

and chris said you had some.. but ill get some new ones for you..
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