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I got a weird fetish.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by WaylonFan76, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. WaylonFan76

    WaylonFan76 Poster Extraordinaire

    Oct 22, 2008
    South Lousiana
    Ok, I think it's time I come clean about my weird fetish:
    After a gig or practice session, I love to put my nose in the back of my Twin Reverb and smell the hot tubes. I could smell that smell for hours. :)
    Anybody else love the smell of hot tubes ?
     
  2. Jim Beam

    Jim Beam Tele-Meister

    196
    Sep 25, 2012
    New Mexico
    I love hut tubs too, but if they smell you need to add some chlorine.
     
  3. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    If you need to get that close to smell 'em you ain't playing loud enough.
     
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  5. AndyLowry

    AndyLowry Friend of Leo's

    May 1, 2012
    Prescott AZ
    I like the smell of a new motherboard when you first take it out of the anti-static bag.
     
  6. soulman969

    soulman969 Doctor of Teleocity

    Mar 20, 2011
    Englewood, CO
    Haha, yep I can still smell those old tube heads of mine in my memory just like it was yesterday. Red hot tubes and black tolex make a nice combination.
     
  7. ASC67

    ASC67 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 3, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN.
    I've been known to sniff the sound hole of my D-18
     
  8. Jamie Black

    Jamie Black Friend of Leo's

    I love the smell of hot tubes in the morning, wait, or is that napalm? :D Actually I like the tube smell as well and the smell of firing up a computer for the first time out of the box.
     
  9. WaylonFan76

    WaylonFan76 Poster Extraordinaire

    Oct 22, 2008
    South Lousiana
    :D
     
  10. gypsy jim

    gypsy jim Tele-Afflicted

    You guys are probably not old enough to remember mimeograph machine copies. Smells like a test.
     
  11. src9000

    src9000 Poster Extraordinaire

    I like to smell my wife's head. And red heads, but I had to give them up to get married.
     
  12. WaylonFan76

    WaylonFan76 Poster Extraordinaire

    Oct 22, 2008
    South Lousiana
    Yes, I do remember those !
     
  13. WaylonFan76

    WaylonFan76 Poster Extraordinaire

    Oct 22, 2008
    South Lousiana
    I do too... Am I weird ? :eek:
     
  14. 6942

    6942 Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    63
    Apr 15, 2006
    Santa Fe, NM
    Sometimes I would smell smoke, after finishing a DIY tube amplifier.
    Then I'd cry a lot...................
     
  15. GLtele

    GLtele Tele-Meister

    166
    Aug 15, 2010
    Southwest
    Yes, it's a very nostalgic aroma to me.
     
  16. src9000

    src9000 Poster Extraordinaire

    Well, yea, but not because of the red head thing.
     
  17. Jazzerstang

    Jazzerstang Tele-Afflicted

    same here, and my wife is a semi-red head. I love her.
     
  18. src9000

    src9000 Poster Extraordinaire

    And before sir 'bent chimes in, I do mean red heads on adult female humans.
     
  19. Vortexan

    Vortexan Friend of Leo's

    Feb 7, 2010
    Houston, Texas
    With the purple ink..... Ahhh yes.....
     
  20. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    Those were still around through my high school years in the mid eighties. My humanities teacher always smelled like the ink because she cranked out so many of them.
     
  21. scrimmer

    scrimmer Tele-Holic

    740
    Dec 31, 2009
    North Carolina
    I also love the smell of hot ti....oh you said TUBES, oh sorry; never mind :eek:
     
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