Building a Jansen 4/TWELVE SPECIAL copy (COMPLETE)

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Re: Building a Jansen 4/TWELVE SPECIAL copy (COMPLETE)

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Moist feelings ?

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Its a really cool build Jay
Moar gain tho ?
Does it have tremolo?
I might be keen if your making some. Pretty groovy stuff. Well done

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bender wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 pm

I have! I loved it. But it was skull crushingly loud. Also, less cloneable.
I've since learned how to tame it. I now use it for everything from lounge room jams to the biggest gigs I play.
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bender wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 pm

I have! I loved it. But it was skull crushingly loud. Also, less cloneable.
I've since learned how to tame it. I now use it for everything from lounge room jams to the biggest gigs I play.
What is this swiss army amp you speak off ?

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Re: Building a Jansen 4/TWELVE SPECIAL copy (COMPLETE)

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:32 am
Slowy wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:11 am
bender wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:59 pm

I have! I loved it. But it was skull crushingly loud. Also, less cloneable.
I've since learned how to tame it. I now use it for everything from lounge room jams to the biggest gigs I play.
What is this swiss army amp you speak off ?
Designed and built by Bill Warriner in Tauranga. To the best of my understanding, a pre-amp based on the AC15. Power section selectable between two 6L6 which gives Fenderish character and two 6DZ7 which makes it very snappy and AC30ish.

It's put together like an Abrams battle tank and completely silent. When I contaced Bill, his first question was, " Has it given you any trouble?'"
When I said no, he replied, "That's good. I built it to last."

It loves pedals which is something I find very useful and by itself has a clarity that lets individual guitars show their voices. Since it arrived, I have never felt the need for another amp.
"I would stop worrying about it and ride."
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Re: Building a Jansen 4/TWELVE SPECIAL copy (COMPLETE)

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 7:07 am Its a really cool build Jay
Moar gain tho ?
Does it have tremolo?
I might be keen if your making some. Pretty groovy stuff. Well done
No tremolo sadly, would need another valve for that. The 6/Twenty does have a tremolo and is a fine beast too. No intention to clone that latter though.
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6DZ7 ( 2x EL84 in the same bottle) a rare beast! I have some with projects in mind.
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