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  1. clintj replied to the thread New 5e3 kit build.

    His math is right. That one tube, at least, is idling stupid hot - something like 15W. We might end up at something like 470r, or using...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:10 PM
  2. clintj replied to the thread Can't turn on reverb.

    Looking at the schematic for the amp and footswitch, the amp sends AC out to the footswitch then uses diodes in the switch to alter the...

    Dec 18, 2017 at 12:08 PM
  3. clintj replied to the thread New 5e3 kit build.

    Let's try something different here. Drain the caps, and measure the OT resistance from the center tap to each plate connection. Then...

    Dec 17, 2017 at 7:18 PM
  4. clintj liked bparnell57's post in the thread New Amp Day!.

    This is like comparing a Yaris to a premium trim level Mini Cooper. Big difference. And yes, the AC10 is made that cheaply.

    Dec 17, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  5. clintj replied to the thread Filament buss question.

    How elevated do you expect your ground network to be? The idea of the heater elevation is to create a difference in voltage between...

    Dec 17, 2017 at 6:41 AM
  6. clintj attached a file to the thread Filament buss question.

    I'll defer to Merlin on this one. The bleed he talks about is from some electron flow being attracted to the filament vs the anode...

    Screenshot_20171216-195656.jpg Dec 16, 2017 at 9:59 PM
  7. clintj replied to the thread Filament buss question.

    Does that have a bypass cap on it? If not, I wouldn't use it. That connection needs to see an AC short to ground to stay quiet.

    Dec 16, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  8. clintj replied to the thread Filament buss question.

    Mercy. For as much as is stuffed into that chassis, that looks pretty darn good to me. The real test is when you get tubes in and start...

    Dec 16, 2017 at 8:06 PM
  9. clintj replied to the thread Tweed Bassman still applicable?.

    Can I come? I'll bring the SR, Bassman, and the World's Loudest 15W Hammond Conversion. :mrgreen:

    Dec 16, 2017 at 4:34 PM
  10. clintj replied to the thread Can't turn on reverb.

    Not easily at all. The reverb looks for a voltage signal back from the footswitch, after the power passes through a switch and diode....

    Dec 16, 2017 at 4:26 PM
  11. clintj replied to the thread 5E3 boothill build please help.

    Right, non filament pins. I usually stick it in a convenient chassis hole or use an alligator clip to attach it to chassis. Either way,...

    Dec 16, 2017 at 12:51 PM
  12. clintj liked keithb7's post in the thread Tweed Bassman still applicable?.

    I think the problem with Bassman, Super Reverb, Twin Reverb, Pro Reverb, Quad Reverb, Super Six Reverb amps and more is... The internet.

    Dec 16, 2017 at 7:55 AM
  13. clintj replied to the thread 5E3 boothill build please help.

    Running a 12AY7 in the first position makes that circuit much more controllable. It has about half the gain of a 12AX7, and gives you a...

    Dec 16, 2017 at 6:44 AM
  14. clintj replied to the thread New 5E3 build from Mable Audio kit.

    Standby switches are unnecessarily hard on rectifier tubes, and not needed. It does make a convenient spot for a mute switch or similar,...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 9:04 PM
  15. clintj replied to the thread JJ Failure Rate.

    I haven't had a failure in either small or large JJ tubes yet. I have had cases of lackluster sound, and I had three that liked to hum...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 8:57 PM