Well, I’ve been scheming up ideas for a nice compact rig to take with me to jam sessions or even for playing out and I’ve settled on something in the under 20watt range. A buddy of mine uses a Fender Pro Junior for rehearsals and says it’s all he needs so I was considering building a Pro Junior clone when I came across the Orange Tiny Terror. This will be my first fully scratch built tube amp. My dad’s been building tube amplifiers since he was about 14years old (he’s 83 now) but I’ve always been a solid state guy. I’ve assisted him in set-ups and troubleshooting and I’ve repaired some tube amps but this will be the first start to finish build for me. It will be point-2-point. So I cobbled together some specs and schematics from the web, made up a parts list and sometime around midnight or 1am Tuesday night / Wednesday morning I had my orders in. Hammond transformers (Plus a choke) from Mouser, resistors & caps, plus switches & pots from Digikey. Everything arrived Thursday afternoon. I couldn’t find the exact dimension chassis so I got a slightly larger one at: 12” x 8” (bag of fresh components to the right of chassis). First on the order of business, I’ll lay out the big parts and get the chassis punches and drill bits out. I’m going to come up with my layout, similar to the real McCoy and once I’ve got it all drilled and punched, I’ll paint the chassis white like the original. I’ll post back once I’ve made some progress.