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I think I'm confused by your grounding scheme. Here's a very solid 5F2A layout (from Mojotone). But I don't like how they wire the mains - I use...
Boss makes great stuff. I could go all Boss.
But I choose to go all Way Huge
Boards by mabinogeon posted Dec 13, 2019 at 1:13 PM
You can always shave them thinner, but you can't shave them thicker again.
Another vote for buying a new instrument altogether.
I use these:
You can find 'em cheaper if you shop around.
I mentioned previously that I added an SPDT switch to one of the extra holes in the front so I can switch between two different value tone caps....
Thanks for the input, and the template. I attacked the chassis with my angle grinder and made a couple of quick brackets out of some aluminum...
Thanks for the tip!
Finally getting around to (slowly) building my next amp. I've wanted a 5F2A-type amp for quite a while, but I hate working in those...
With those screws you can see poking out the bottom of the bridge.
Boiled linseed oil user here. Really light coat, maybe once every couple of years.
I have a '50s Tribute SG with the P90s and it's one of my favorite guitar. Way better than the LP Studio I used to have.
I leave mine on, but they're all Franklin leather straps so there are no metal buckles.
I have a Yamaha APXT2-EW that I absolutely love. The built in tuner is a nice touch for a travel guitar.
It lives at my desk so I can noodle...
I have heard yes and I have heard no. I've also heard old caps can be "reformed" with a variac.
Don't have one myself, so can't say one way or...
em by mabinogeon posted Dec 19, 2019 at 12:15 PM
I've seen maybe two references to adding diodes to the filaments in all the literature I have read on amps and amp building. I don't know of any...