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  1. XTRXTR liked Ten Over's post in the thread Tube Buffered FX Loops...Which to use?.

    There is an astounding array of circuits that can give you what you want in an effects loop. Each one has its own pros and cons and I...

    May 12, 2021 at 4:37 AM
  2. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Now a before shot with the un-useable for a tube amp chassis and after shot. Next up, what to put in it... [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

    before.jpg after.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:13 AM
  3. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Meanwhile, the wife has gone to a gym class so time to throw some watts at the speakers in the cab 4 x EL34 should do it :) [ATTACH]

    IMG_8480.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:10 AM
  4. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Here's close ups of the adapter I made for the top fixing bolts to hold the chassis in the cab. The bottom part is screwed to the...

    IMG_8474.jpg IMG_8473.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:06 AM
  5. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Here's a close up of the all plastic (except the nut) pilot light. AI could get a metal replacement, wouldn't cost much. [ATTACH] and...

    IMG_8467.jpg IMG_8468.jpg IMG_8469.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:06 AM
  6. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    The faceplate and base of the 2 part chassis fits nicely, second photo shows the back part. I'll fill the cut-out for the old...

    IMG_8407.jpg IMG_8409.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:03 AM
  7. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    I cut a 25˚ angle into a length of timber which I then screwed to some scrap oak kitchen worktop. I then screwed the chassis to the oak...

    IMG_8396.jpg IMG_8397.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:01 AM
  8. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Thanks Buddy, excellent info. I ordered a 5 meter roll of white sticky backed vinyl from this site:...

    IMG_8374.jpg IMG_8116.jpg May 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  9. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Seems the odd bend angle needed is 25˚ and not the 30˚ I eyeballed. Useable chassis size will end up as 24 1/2" x 6" x 2 3/4" [ATTACH]

    IMG_8392.jpg May 11, 2021 at 8:57 AM
  10. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    Here are some better photos of the chassis prep: Removed the back plastic sticker, modest heat from a plumbers torch helped. [ATTACH]...

    IMG_8380.jpg IMG_8384.jpg IMG_8385.jpg IMG_8391.jpg May 11, 2021 at 8:56 AM
  11. XTRXTR liked dougsta's post in the thread Summer project....

    I scored a SS Fender Frontman 212R for £50 (it actually works and has no issues other than it sounds like a SS amp). So now I have a...

    summer project 2.jpg May 11, 2021 at 4:58 AM
  12. XTRXTR replied to the thread Tube Buffered FX Loops...Which to use?.

    What I think I will do is essentially breadboard two of the loops, 2204/2203 FX LOOP#2 and XTRXTR LOOP #4. Then I can hear if 2204/2203...

    May 11, 2021 at 4:30 AM
  13. XTRXTR liked Ten Over's post in the thread Tube Buffered FX Loops...Which to use?.

    That'll work. You don't need the 4M7 resistor if you do this. The Return Level and the Master Volume kind of have the same function if...

    FX Loop for XTRXTR 3.png FX Loop for XTRXTR 4.png May 11, 2021 at 3:36 AM
  14. XTRXTR liked Phrygian77's post in the thread Tube Buffered FX Loops...Which to use?.

    @XTRXTR the load lines are different, which has two pieces you have to put together, the DC load and the AC load. The latter includes...

    May 11, 2021 at 3:36 AM
  15. XTRXTR replied to the thread Tube Buffered FX Loops...Which to use?.

    I think I follow but to be clear that I do: In the case of my last post, using 2204/2203 Fx Loop #2, there is no need for the 4M7...

    May 10, 2021 at 2:41 PM