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I build my amps in the spirit of Leo.
I sourced the parts as the cheapest I could.
Everything from the eyelets to the PT.
1 & 2 to the PT mounting bolt.
3 & 4 to the Omnibus.
Am I addicted or what. You guys are all enablers.
I was browsing through the shockzone and responded to a question about which amp to build, blah...
tons of choices here.
not just Valco either.
I thought I posted a photo of the original Hammond A0-14 amplifier at one time. prolly a different thread but no matter. Here is what I will be...
After a few visits back to the shock brothers, and catching up on some of the builds, I decided to get back into the spirit and revisit one of my...
my boothill 5e3 went together without issue.
nice chassis too - good chrome and stenciling.
I think this is about as close as I'm gonna get
Mouser Part #: 534-F1M
Manufacturer Part #:F-1M
I'm looking to purchase a bag or so (50+) of these little metal turrets or terminals or pins that
have a square base that goes into a square hole...
****"Now the only question is... What amp to build next!" The addiction has started
That is how I got started, a kit 5E3.
I had the same...
power tranny swap?
The 5C3 started to misbehave. I can't say that it wasn't acting up from the very start though. Here is symptoms and there is...
roasted nice and slow with plenty of salt
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apoxy sculpt mixed with liquid black dye. drill fill let dry then shape your finger board. my x12 blackguard thread shows every step.
I harvested the wood from my property a few years back. 2 years drying, then made my challenge build guitar out of it. CherryCherryCaster.
already bought the property.
we will use it on weekends till then.
that won't be for another 10+ years though.
[IMG] challenge builds are a good resource.
I think you have enough cherry for two necks and the wings for the headstocks. find the pdf neck...
I like to use garolite 3/32" from mcmaster-carr for my circuit boards. I originally bought it to use for blackguard pick guards and it worked...
I did not alter the above board after I soldered the components. I just used the weber 5c3 layout as is.
As promised, this year's model...
An early peek at this years jack-o-lantern
I will do another one tomorrow after the Lions game.
see you in a day or two
[IMG] started another telecaster build today x12
*** Body Lumber - Primary - rosewood - ebay 35.00
*** Body Lumber - Secondary - leftover maple - ebay 1.30
*** Neck Lumber -...