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  1. gabasa replied to the thread Two transformers: Which would you pick? (Or, my build blog).

    Thanks for the info, in the end, I ended up getting a PT with no bias tap.

    Nov 29, 2020 at 3:11 PM
  2. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    Ok, thanks for the info, I appreciate it.

    Nov 28, 2020 at 12:19 AM
  3. gabasa liked Nickfl's post in the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    IMO, no. Hammond and classic tone aren't any better made or sounding than the better quality asian made transformers from what I've...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 12:14 AM
  4. gabasa liked Nickfl's post in the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    Those Jupiter caps (along with sozo etc) qualify as :eek: in my book too... Sounds like you found a pretty good price though. When I...

    Nov 28, 2020 at 12:12 AM
  5. gabasa attached a file to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    These are the transformers. Is there anything to be gained by using Classictones or Hammonds? Are they better built in any way? I...

    Iron.jpg Nov 27, 2020 at 11:52 PM
  6. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    Now I'm really curious, since there's been so much talk about B+ in the other Harvard thread. Have you ever measured it on the Webster?...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:21 PM
  7. gabasa liked rjtwangs's post in the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    My Clark Webster/Harvard.... [ATTACH] It has a 1961 Jensen P10Q with the original cone in it and it sounds wonderful!! Good luck with...

    20190322_141352.jpg Nov 27, 2020 at 11:18 PM
  8. gabasa liked jsnwhite619's post in the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    I normally use a 1k there in place of a 470R. It usually ends up closer to the published voltage drop that way. 470R only drops a...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:18 PM
  9. gabasa liked Nickfl's post in the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    When I saw the words "Audio Capacitor" printed on those I knew they were going to be $$$, but I just looked them up and holy ****......

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:18 PM
  10. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    Exactly my thinking, thanks. Speaking of 470r... did you happen to install screen resistors in yours?

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:16 PM
  11. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    That's a nice looking Clark amp! I had a Webster years ago, when they first came out. It had a Weber alnico speaker and I really,...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 11:01 PM
  12. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    The Jupiter Red Astrons that a lot of people use are $11.50 at PartsConnexion for a single 0.02 cap. These copper foils are $12.83, so...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 9:19 PM
  13. gabasa replied to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    I'm definitely going to install a choke and 470r screen resistors in the 5E3, replacing the 5K resistor in the power supply. This...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 9:04 PM
  14. gabasa attached a file to the thread Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal.

    Here's the last amp I built, my 1x12 Champ. It originally had Jupiter Yellows caps, which I liked, but I wanted copper foils in it...

    Champ.jpg New Caps.jpg Nov 27, 2020 at 8:59 PM
  15. gabasa posted a new thread.

    Harvard and Deluxe Builds - My first TDPRI Journal

    Hey all, I thought I'd document a build here. I've built amps but never posted things online before. I'm enjoying the forum so much I...

    Miflex Caps.jpg

    Forum: Shock Brother's DIY Amps

    Nov 27, 2020 at 8:56 PM