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  1. chazo64

    What can really happen when you get " Shocked" Not for the veterans

    This is just for us rookies because if I don't say that I know Im going To get some eye rolls from the vets being so green. Anyhow i thought it would be smart to remind some of those who are not very familiar with the out come of electrical shock of some of the very real hazards. I myself have...
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    Proto type board

    Is this kool or what http://diyaudioprojects.blogspot.com/2009/11/diy-vacuum-tube-prototyping-board.html
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    Thanks!!

    Big Shout out to the pros here on the TD all your advice was killer and I implemented the mods that were suggested to me by yall. Thank you my 5f1 sounds so much nicer 5k tap 100k swap of my feed back 22k and I replaced my bypass on v1 with a 4.7u that I had and I really like the way the amp...
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    Post trans- plant regrets

    Ok so thanks for yalls help but I dont like the way the amp sounds now it seem muddy and I have some Higher voltages at some of my test points 401,337,292 for starters and at #6 and 1 on my pre amp tube I have 187,198 Sorry this is a 5f1 non mod 15watt tranny 8ohm.
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    Problem With Transformer transplant

    Hey guys a quick q for yall .I got a 15watt transformer for my 5f1 and after installing it my 5f1 after it warms up makes a squeal and thats it not a real loud squeal but one that doesn't seem to respond to increase or a decrease in the volume no smoke no fuse blow I haven't changed anything...
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    Question about resistors

    Hi I have some questions ..not becouse I want to change or modify an amp i just want to understand something...Why does the Power tube cathode resistor get so hot and why is it rated for 5watt when there is only+18v the cathode bypass cap next to it is a 25v cap perhaps becouse of the current...
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    Kalamazoo amp Club

    I had to do it I have a reverb 12 I love it I will never part with it I just really found its sweet spot as far as tubes the placement of an at7 in the reverb driver position and a higher gain tube in v2 not v1 as i had before now my trem. and reverb sound great and the amp breaks up just right...
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    Hoffman STOUT

    I searched some old threads and didnt find what I was looking for. Yall seem familiar with Hoffman amps I was thinking about buildilg a Brute just basic one. I would like to get some feedback on this amp and would apreciate any advice going forward thanks.
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    Cry baby location

    Do yall have better luck with your wah behind or in front of your delay.
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    Some questions for mr. James Knox

    This is from a thread in june so I didnt want hijack a thread I would like to know more about some of the mods That are in the build by James Knox if I may. Stand by switch ...nice , the resistor on the 6v6 ...purpose function etc...? and i see another switch over there by that pre amp tube...
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    Where is the best value found in Wire ..Solder..sundries..etc

    I would like to purchace some 22awg 20 awg mil spec pvc coat I have found some sources would you like to share . I purchace some stuff through antique electric just looking for some ideas. Solder I get through amazon. Here in the Chocktaw you have to get everything online . Finaly found good...
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    MY CHAMP!!

    About a mounth ago I bought a 5f1 from Boot hill, went like butter! I built the first box for it and really didnt like how i built it , but the final result sounds great I have some tweed to cover and some grill cloth coming. Any way i cant say enough about how much I love this little amp...
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    Pixel Fuzzzzz

    Starting this one now
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    New Pedals

    Just picked up the cry baby brand new 50$ and the flanger ,almost new for 30 time to make Pedal board.
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    Search For the next great trash can studio secret.

    time to rip apart a few junk store radios and see i can if I make anything.
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    Search For the next great trash can studio secret.

    time to rip apart a few junk store radios and se if any will make anything.
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    This month I am boxing!!!

    When pedal building takes over your life..... Ok so I ordered all the boxes and the last of my imput jacks and etc.. to finish the 15 different pedals I have built in the last two months . Several fuzzes tone benders boosts and buffers .I still havnt made a successfull compressor but ...I havnt...
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    Capacitors......

    We all use em and love em...but what are your favorites and in what posistion in a circuit. I mean you dont want to use some 400$ paper in oils in the voltage input stage of a fuzz pedal....or do you. What warrents a box film or a ceramic I have a A LOT of Caps so I often wonder other than the...
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    PT-2399!!??

    I have some questions about this chip .I recently built a magnatron delay all systems go no problems ....but sort of ...eh ...bla not much control and modulation for a "5 Knob effect" I have heard that the PT-2399 ic ,that is the force be hind the effect if you will, varies a lot from chip to...
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    Finishing a couple starting a few

    I am getting ready to button up this Doom stick2 Sounds really good for a one knobber . Nice sustain without having any really unusable sounds.I am just about ready to button up the magnatron Delay on the right waiting on a trimmer. I was going to start on a Sea Blue Eq, any body have any...
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    Layout questions

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    Jordan Bosstone

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    EL'34s...?

    can you swap a el-34 for a 6v6 in a 5f1 .I have some ELs laying around and wanted see if I could use em up.




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