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BY PaulWD
#862780
I'm sitting on quite a few nos and good used ef86's. I use a couple in hifi amps and preamps from time to time but not many. I thought I'd turn my hand to a vox-ish kind of thing with one as a preamp.

Just been plodding away at this guy today. Based on as stripped down ac15, no trem. Put in a master vol just because.

I hope to get this running and off for testing this week.
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BY AiRdAd
#862782
Looks impressive. How long did it take you to get to this stage?
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BY jeremyb
#862790
kdawg2a wrote:I'd spend 5 hours chucking my failed attempts into the dump. Loving the Woody circuit you dropped off.

.......... JB.


Paul gave you a woody? Talented on many levels he is!!
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BY kdawg2a
#862793
jeremyb wrote:
kdawg2a wrote:I'd spend 5 hours chucking my failed attempts into the dump. Loving the Woody circuit you dropped off.

.......... JB.


Paul gave you a woody? Talented on many levels he is!!

Perfect.
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BY Reg18
#862794
Just plugged in the 5C5 and it doesn’t disappoint! I’ll try and do a sound demo of it this week if I can. This Vox looks right up my alley too!
BY PaulWD
#862798
Shucks, I'm stoked at the reception. It's really gratifying to hear good players through these. I look forward to hearing some samples from you guys when you get the chance.
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BY Molly
#862801
Reg18 wrote:Just plugged in the 5C5 and it doesn’t disappoint! I’ll try and do a sound demo of it this week if I can. This Vox looks right up my alley too!


Mine's on its way to Troy. Hope he's similarly happy. :thumbup:
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BY Anvil Amps Alan
#862852
Good to see recycled PTs and parts being used. I use a lot of computer Power supply wire in my builds... Rated 500v Hi Temperature and Free!
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BY Reg18
#862982
Here is a sample of what the 5C5 circuit sounds like, recorded with a Superlux Condenser mic through my Proreverbs 2 x 12 original Utah speakers.
Added a bit of compression and reverb from my pedalboard and near the end I switch on a couple of my OD pedals and a delay pedal.
Sounds very similar to my Proreverb, maybe a little less forgiving but that can be a good thing!
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BY Reg18
#863143
5C5
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BY Reg18
#863785
Some of Paul’s amps:
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BY Reg18
#863787
Matchless:
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