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BY Mike Clayton
#825688
Hi all, I must have a valve amp building sickness... so in case anyone else might be getting it and needs a temporary cure, I've put together a Tweed Deluxe 5E3 Kit. If you've never done this before but would like to this is an ideal way for you to have a crack. And of course I'll provide all the help I can (but you've still got to build it yourself)! My own first amp build was a 5E3 kit and its a great way to start as they are relatively uncomplicated. And I've tried to fill in the few gaps I encountered on my first build with the included instructions. You'll need to find your own rectifier, valves and speaker. BG built me a 5E3 combo cab in pine with a lacquered tweed covering - its bloody nice and I believe he's taking orders :). The cost of the 5E3 Kit is $795.00 to NZG members - here's the TradeMe ad with pics for you to peruse https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2041323162. And if I get reasonable interest I'll put some more kits together.
Last edited by Mike Clayton on Tue May 14, 2019 7:08 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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BY Reg18
#825690
Great idea and great circuit! I already own a 5E3 so no need for another one.
You and BG need to arrange a package deal!
BY Mike Clayton
#825691
Great idea - you listening BG? Yeah I already own 1 too (actually I own 2 at the moment)... it takes a little bit of sickness to build your own!
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BY Bg
#825694
There's no need to go without Reg, I currently have a somewhat awesome 5E3 head box, just waiting a handle and good to go!

And more than happy to add custom spec cabs to Mikes already awesome kit price :D

Not sure how much it would be for a mojotone kit landed but cost of a full cab from me is $450 so about $1250 all up - and you don't need to support US of A, but NZ of erm NZ.

The head cab will set you back $300 currently, but prices may vary as I work on costings properly!
BY Mike Clayton
#827055
Hey all, I'll consider offers on this kit because it deserves to be built. And I can throw in a 5Y3GT rectifier. PM me if interested.
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BY Bg
#827056
Mike Clayton wrote:Hey all, I'll consider offers on this kit because it deserves to be built. And I can throw in a 5Y3GT rectifier. PM me if interested.

If I wasn't going to the uk in a couple of weeks, I'd bite your hand off :( If its still around when I get back, it has my dibs on it!