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Want to build an ac30

Discussion in 'Glowing Bottle Tube Amp Forum' started by Newbcaster, Mar 4, 2021.

  1. Newbcaster

    Newbcaster Tele-Holic

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    Hey folks. So what I would like to build is JUST the normal channel of an ac30 combo without all the extraneous top boost bs and goofy circuitry.

    I just want to build a stripped down, barebones ac30.

    Where can I find a parts list for such a thing?

    I have 3 spare cabinets to fill.
     
  2. gusfinley

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    Why do you want an AC30? Most would consider the top boost to be characteristic vox ac30 tone.
     
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    Here is a link to all the Trainwreck documents you could ever use. The Rocket docs include schematics, chassis layout, and bill of materials in addition to lots of other relevant stuff. The Rocket is a "perfected" AC30, by Ken Fischer. In designing this amp, Ken's goal was to create the ultimate "clean amp", but I can tell you it grinds.

    They're a stunning amp.

    Trainwreck Files - The Amp Garage
     
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    I'd look at something like a Matchless Spitfire.
     
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    Yeah, pretty much every time anyone mentions an AC30, they're talking about the Top Boost channel.
     
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