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  1. Timmay

    If I wanted to add a Tone Control to a 5F1 Champ...

    I think you'll dig the 7581A. I haven't compared it to the TS 6l6gc, but I've compared it to the EH 6l6gc, Sovtek 6l6wxt+, a NOS JAN Phillips 6l6wgb, plus the EH and TS 5881's. The 7581A was the clear winner for me. It has it all. Nicely balanced from top to bottom.
  2. Timmay

    If I wanted to add a Tone Control to a 5F1 Champ...

    That's how the guy who built mine did it too, leaving it with only the high gain input. He left the lone input jack grid resistor 68K though. Shock Brother drew1d caught it and recommended dropping it to 20k-33K. I swapped it for a 33K, and it really opened the amp up. You probably know this...
  3. Timmay

    KT88 in a 5F1?

    I started a 5f2a awhile back with the intent of running a KT88. My first build. Been busy with other stuff and haven't worked on it lately. Planning to start a build thread, but didn't want to do that until I could keep at it steady. I'm sure I'll need plenty of help, and don't want it to be a...
  4. Timmay

    Best meat for Chili?

    Venison here. Sometimes ground, sometimes cubed.
  5. Timmay

    Did Everyone Buy a Guitar in 2020 or What?

    I've hit a point in life I didn't think was possible. I have all the guitars and guns I really want. Not really gassing for more of either. Amps and ammo on the other hand.......
  6. Timmay

    Peavey Special 130 no reverb

    Congrats on getting it straightened out. Plug that sucker into a good cab if you have one on hand that'll take it. That heavy MDF cabinet kills the low end. Plugged into my VHT 2x12 loaded with Eminence Texas Heats my 130 is THUNDEROUS on 2!!! Awesome SS amp.
  7. Timmay

    Very bad news sorry

    They'll never do it justice. One of my all-time favorite movies.
  8. Timmay

    I’m losing my partner...

    Praying for you, your wife, and your family. Keep the faith brother. You'll see her again. God Bless.
  9. Timmay

    Hand Strength and Fitness

    I also have tendonitis in my elbows, and have broken both wrists. I started taking Osteo Biflex triple strength a couple weeks ago and it has made a very noticeable improvement with both. Especially my wrists. By reducing inflamation my tendons ar no longer hanging up and popping and cracking...
  10. Timmay

    5e3 boot hill amp build

    Double check your resistor values. I had a similar situation with lack of gain in my 5f1. Turned out to be a couple wrong value resistors choking out my signal.
  11. Timmay

    Waylon!

  12. Timmay

    New wiggle stick

    Lol. Beat me to it. Gotta love the Rev. Nice guitar e44crowe. Congrats!!!
  13. Timmay

    5F1 Champ build diary.

    It's the best 8" I've heard. It beat out the Weber Ceramic sig 8, 8f150, and the Celestion that came in my 5w monoprice. I actually have two of them now in 8 ohm. I'm thinking there's a little 5f1 Twin in my future.
  14. Timmay

    Your Idea For A TV Show

  15. Timmay

    Couple of amateurs having a go

    . These guys ain't half bad either.
  16. Timmay

    Couple of amateurs having a go

    Sssssssssssssssmokin!!!
  17. Timmay

    Workbench Surface Preference?

    "Preferred", but rarely found that way at my house.
  18. Timmay

    5751 mechanical noise?

    Definitely not typical. I have quite a few of those JJ 5751's. Never an issue with any of them. They've become my favorite pre-amp tube in most of my amps.
  19. Timmay

    Songs that makes you cry

    What an incredible songwriter he was.
  20. Timmay

    Songs that makes you cry

    This one really pulls on the heart strings if you know the story of Billie Joe and Eddie. God rest both their souls.
  21. Timmay

    Hometown guitar heroes that could’ve made it

    The Godz are Rock N Roll MACHINES!!! Wore out this tape a few times in high school. Lol. They were big locally in the late 80's.
  22. Timmay

    Post-ClassicTone OT suggestion?

    I'm in the process of building a 5f2a running a GZ34 and a KT88. Been slow going. Working 60hr weeks and it's bow season so...... Anyway, I have a 15 watts Classic Tone OT for it, but I'm thinking of going with this 25 watt weber instead. What say y'all? Thinking this might be one for you to...
  23. Timmay

    ClassicTone Closing

    Here ya go Wally. There's a link on Robs site to the mods. https://robrobinette.com/images/Guitar/5E3P_Build/5e3p_Bias_Switch.png
  24. Timmay

    Peavey Bandit Transtube 112 80w with issues

    Cleaning the jacks with electronics cleaner/deoxidizer might well fix the issue.




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