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  1. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread Its crazy to me what boutique companies will charge....

    Yeah hmmm. Apparently I predited your post somehow (and yo I was right about it being solid! :lol:) Also, Siverface's comments were...

    Jul 22, 2019 at 10:15 PM
  2. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread Its crazy to me what boutique companies will charge....

    Solid post Wally! Conversely somewhat ...I've paid close to 3 grand for a custom guitar, and it was absolutely totally mind-blowingly...

    Jul 21, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  3. LudwigvonBirk liked Snfoilhat's post in the thread Utilizing Input Preamp Unused Triode for Cathodyne Phase Inversion?.

    I tried something similar a couple years ago. I removed one channel from a 6G4A Super, used a single left-over triode for a cathodyne...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 10:46 PM
  4. LudwigvonBirk liked PCollen's post in the thread Utilizing Input Preamp Unused Triode for Cathodyne Phase Inversion?.

    Consider parallel triodes at the input, a la Matchless , Dr. Z, and others. Keep the LTP, it's better than cathodyne PI for that 5F6...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 10:45 PM
  5. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread Utilizing Input Preamp Unused Triode for Cathodyne Phase Inversion?.

    Snf makes a good point (as usual). I also think the LTP is the better approach for 6L6/big bottles, bc, esp if you care about cleans,...

    Jul 20, 2019 at 10:44 PM
  6. LudwigvonBirk liked Phrygian77's post in the thread Princeton Reverb Build #3.

    Rob, those lugs have an internal tooth lock, and there's a 8-32 Keps nut on the other side. The safety ground however, is a crimped and...

    IMAG0313.jpg Jul 19, 2019 at 1:54 PM
  7. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread "ringing" sound, on certain notes (PR w new OT).

    Semi/lame update: I haven't adjusted the amp at all due to time. I played a gig with it tonight (jazz 8 piece + vox), amp sounded very...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 11:00 PM
  8. LudwigvonBirk liked tubeswell's post in the thread 5trangeE3.

    FWIW - Take a look at the pawnshop Excelsior schematic for another example of how to incorporate trem in a 2 x cathode-biased 6V6 amp....

    Pawnshop Excelsior Schematic.png Jul 18, 2019 at 10:47 PM
  9. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread Discharging caps.

    Some further info on this if interested: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dielectric_absorption

    Jul 18, 2019 at 10:43 PM
  10. LudwigvonBirk liked D'tar's post in the thread Discharging caps.

    Yes but the r value decreases with parallel resistors. Use your meter as recommended. You will be checking the volage any way right.:)

    Jul 18, 2019 at 10:38 PM
  11. LudwigvonBirk replied to the thread The EH Dirt Road Special is back!.

    That was my first amp too! Quite some time after I got it (10-12 years?), I gave that amp, and all my pedals to a native Alaskan kid...

    Jul 17, 2019 at 8:05 PM
  12. LudwigvonBirk liked JuneauMike's post in the thread Adding reverb to a small 5F2-A. Thoughts?.

    This seems to be the significant difference between on-board reverb and simply using a pedal; where the reverb enters the signal path....

    Jul 17, 2019 at 3:16 PM
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