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  1. Lowerleftcoast liked tweedy_woodpecker's post in the thread 5E5 Pro Input circuit question.

    Thanks, I already plan to use gridstoppers directly at the grids of V1 and V2... Its an interesting circuit, one part of me says try it...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:19 PM
  2. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread Yeah I'm bored, but not *that* bored... (ordering parts mini-rant).

    I received an order about 4 weeks ago from tube depot. The 3MRA I received has solid brass shaft and sleeve. YMMV.

    Apr 6, 2020 at 1:23 PM
  3. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread 5E5 Pro Input circuit question.

    As D'tar said input 1 would parallel the two sides of the tube. Input 2 would just be one side of the tube. As Snfoilhat said it is...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 1:12 PM
  4. Lowerleftcoast liked lastRebel's post in the thread Setting bias.

    I haven’t ran the amp since I started it up the first time and got red plates. I hope these tubes didn’t suffer much damage in that...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 11:13 AM
  5. Lowerleftcoast liked unezrider's post in the thread Grounding question on 5f11 Vibrolux.

    Thanks, Dan. I decided to email Mercury & ask them, & see what they say too. We'll see if anyone is working in that department right...

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  6. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread 68 Custom RI Twin Reverb ext. Speaker ??.

    You have two speaker jacks on the 68CTR. Speaker and ext speaker. You would unplug the internal speakers from the "speaker" jack and...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 9:33 PM
  7. Lowerleftcoast attached a file to the thread Grounding question on 5f11 Vibrolux.

    Off topic: Since I saw the layout diagram you have above, I wanted to make sure you did not run the other wires from the PT the way they...

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  8. Lowerleftcoast liked JDB2's post in the thread random LOUD buzzing through 68 deluxe reverb.

    From the description of the buzz in the OP it was very loud - house shaking loud - even though he wasn’t playing the guitar loudly. I...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 8:13 PM
  9. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread Blues Jr and Output Transformers.

    The two green wires are for the 6.3 Vac heaters. The brown and blue are the ones referred to in this thread. When the brown and blue...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:43 PM
  10. Lowerleftcoast liked Peegoo's post in the thread The smallest detail: Nails/tacks for Fender tweed nameplates?.

    If you want plain steel, you can always chuck a small flat-head nail into your hand drill and run it while holding a smooth file against...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 4:08 PM
  11. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread The smallest detail: Nails/tacks for Fender tweed nameplates?.

    Anybody else feel the pinch. I never figure enough on a budget plan for the hardware. It sure hits hard when all the hardware bits for a...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 1:06 PM
  12. Lowerleftcoast liked jsnwhite619's post in the thread A(nother) Clean 5e3 build..

    That was my Gibson with Classic & Super '57s...it's hot. My other LP with Pearly Gates in it almost sounds like single coils in...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 12:36 PM
  13. Lowerleftcoast replied to the thread A(nother) Clean 5e3 build..

    Hard to compare settings of the two amps. There may be quite a difference in input voltages the amps are working with, as well....

    Apr 5, 2020 at 11:50 AM
  14. Lowerleftcoast liked Wally's post in the thread Tube substitution for a reverb tank..

    If that 12AX7 sub does not give you a working unit, then one would need to be able to draw the schematic...mentally or on paper....in...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 10:45 AM
  15. Lowerleftcoast liked King Fan's post in the thread Grounding question on 5f11 Vibrolux.

    ^^^ what he said. Exactly what he said. Mojo's a good outfit, and some of their layouts are OK, but you need to ignore or improve their...

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