Whats on your amp workbench?

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That's fantastic work.
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MikeC wrote: Mon Dec 25, 2023 6:12 am That's fantastic work.
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Oooh looks interesting. Gonna watch for sure.
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Long time follower of his work, thats outstanding!
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He did some great guitar builds as well.
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jeremyb wrote: Mon Dec 25, 2023 7:17 am Long time follower of his work, thats outstanding!
I realised I've watched his stuff before. Such a perfectionist and explains it so well.
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Finally spending some quality time with the Peter Green AC15 cab :)

Cab jointed, all voids filled ready for tolex. Vents to be added first! Don’t forget BG!
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Avoiding house painting, I remembered to put the vents in :)
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Vents for beer cooling
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Jay wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 7:03 pm Vents for beer cooling
No, vents for beer access.
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Slowy wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 7:16 pm
Jay wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 7:03 pm Vents for beer cooling
No, vents for beer access.
He meant cooling of the tubes and chassis using beer.
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Keep thinking of doing the stokes/ Paul c mod on my Princeton. Probably should just make the v1 cathode bypass cap a 4.7uf see if that sort out a bit of flub first
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robthemac wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 10:22 pm
Slowy wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 7:16 pm
Jay wrote: Sat May 25, 2024 7:03 pm Vents for beer cooling
No, vents for beer access.
He meant cooling of the tubes and chassis using beer.
Of course he did. :roll:
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Diagnosing a crackle... turned out to be dirty pins on a NOS 12AX7 :roll:

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Smashing out the refrets on a wet Sat/Sun.

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