Whats on your amp workbench?

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Jay wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 10:42 am Early amp and cab built by MikeC and BG... They have come a long way, haven't they :lol:

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MikeC wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 5:11 pm
Jay wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 10:42 am Early amp and cab built by MikeC and BG... They have come a long way, haven't they :lol:

https://www.bidbud.co.nz/3084229914
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Shell Pink! Not perfect but better than my last effort at spraying nitro, and a million times nicer than the yuck poly that was on there previously.
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nice, not very loud for an amp though I imagine.
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Bg wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:03 pm nice, not very loud for an amp though I imagine.
Oh guitars are purely decorative for me. I think strings ruin the aesthetics.

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robthemac wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:18 pm
Bg wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:03 pm nice, not very loud for an amp though I imagine.
Oh guitars are purely decorative for me. I think strings ruin the aesthetics.
Is the amp behind the guitar or within the cavity?
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Jay wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:20 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:18 pm
Bg wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:03 pm nice, not very loud for an amp though I imagine.
Oh guitars are purely decorative for me. I think strings ruin the aesthetics.
Is the amp behind the guitar or within the cavity?
It's actually an acoustic. If you strum hard enough.

(And have strings on it)

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Jay wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:20 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:18 pm
Bg wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:03 pm nice, not very loud for an amp though I imagine.
Oh guitars are purely decorative for me. I think strings ruin the aesthetics.
Is the amp behind the guitar or within the cavity?
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robthemac wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:22 pm
Jay wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:20 pm
robthemac wrote: Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:18 pm

Oh guitars are purely decorative for me. I think strings ruin the aesthetics.
Is the amp behind the guitar or within the cavity?
It's actually an acoustic. If you strum hard enough.

(And have strings on it)
Is that a euphemism?
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Loosely based on a '39 Gibson eh185. Donor chassis did PA duties in the 40s at a country dance hall. It had been sitting in a farm shed for decades and was full of mouse piss and spiderwebs.

Power transformer is American as are the sockets. They came up good with a clean and test.

I have a 40s em Jensen speaker to go with this. The field coil has been rewound by a radio friend and will be a good match for the amp.

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Aiming to have this and a few others finished for gearfest.
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Love it!!! Awesome upcycling Paul, can't wait to hear some more of your creations at the gearfest!!
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Tone is in the mouse piss?

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jeremyb wrote: Mon Jul 05, 2021 5:16 pm Love it!!! Awesome upcycling Paul, can't wait to hear some more of your creations at the gearfest!!
Thanks. I will try and bring three or four new ones

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