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    or some other thingy

    or some other thingy
  2. Thread: fender 5e3

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    A bit slow to respond but I've built a number of...

    A bit slow to respond but I've built a number of 5e3 clones and was always advised to used NOS rectifiers rather than contemporary 5y3gts as the NOS are said to give a lower plate voltage. I think I...
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    Could you switch the speakers between the two...

    Could you switch the speakers between the two amps?
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    Is that what they called it when Stan Getz began...

    Is that what they called it when Stan Getz began to lose popularity!
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    And I can truly say for my fellow forum members...

    And I can truly say for my fellow forum members "I love great they are made, just for user." Gotta find lots of ways to use that quote!!
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    And T-Bone Walker - father of electric blues...

    And T-Bone Walker - father of electric blues guitar
  7. I have found them overpriced. Have had great...

    I have found them overpriced. Have had great success and a good choice of profiles etc with Mighty Mite necks
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    I love this forum - but for your specific...

    I love this forum - but for your specific question Steve there is a ton of technical expertise on the gretsch guitar forum - The Gretsch Discussion Pages ? Gretsch Guitar Forums: The Gretsch Pages
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  9. yes, I've built a few tweed deluxes and I love...

    yes, I've built a few tweed deluxes and I love the wound of the weber 12A125As
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    If I understand the original problem right this...

    If I understand the original problem right this sounds like an issue I hade. I used maple dowels to fill and when firmly in place re-drilled. It worked for me. Unless I am missing the problem...
  11. Hi Mungo. one of the problems with the Tube...

    Hi Mungo.

    one of the problems with the Tube Depot kit built amps with their printed circuit boards and a few other details specific to that kit is that they are harder to learn from and...
  12. looks good. Generally a good idea is a few coats...

    looks good. Generally a good idea is a few coats of clear lacquer prior to the color then you can sand out any irregularities that bother you.
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    When my now 19 year old girl was a toddler she...

    When my now 19 year old girl was a toddler she had trouble with saying the words that began with a V or an F. Our friend Vicky was "Sficky" and when she farted she would say she'd done a "Sfart." ...
  14. Thread: Giving up

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    Enzo, I can't add much to what has been said,...

    Enzo, I can't add much to what has been said, except good luck and stick around the forum and post even more. I can't imagine what it must be like to have decided to walk away from all those years...
  15. yeh, didn't swap out the PT. She sounds superb

    yeh, didn't swap out the PT. She sounds superb
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    If you ordered a kit the PT should be the proper...

    If you ordered a kit the PT should be the proper one and should not "burn out." I've only ordered once from Mojotone and that was for a friend's son - champ build. It is easier to drill the cabinet...
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    Well good luck. I'm jealous, having built a few...

    Well good luck. I'm jealous, having built a few of the 5e3s and having loved it. This forum was extremely helpful to me along the way. And yes, I needed and used a light bulb dim bulb tester.
  18. Thread: Loopers

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    Mine arrived yesterday. Now just need to get...

    Mine arrived yesterday. Now just need to get used to the correct timing when I stomp the "stop" switch - still getting uneven time between loops. Back to counting I guess.
  19. Thread: Loopers

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    Loopers

    Thinking of getting a looper - where I can save multiple recorded loops. Any recommendations?
  20. I've used a number of weber speakers - I only...

    I've used a number of weber speakers - I only used one signature ceramic (on a champ build). Sounded okay, its the only line of weber speakers I would never use again. Okay isn't much compared to...
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    Enzo - among those "few" posts are some responses...

    Enzo - among those "few" posts are some responses you have sent to questions I have posted here - and they have been universally helpful and thoughtful. Same goes for the posts I've read where you...
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    It was problems and expensive repairs on a blues...

    It was problems and expensive repairs on a blues junior that got me started building tweed deluxe clones!! am so happy about that now,
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    yes, I've seen both layouts, also I've seen...

    yes, I've seen both layouts, also I've seen schematics with the bypass cap. I love the way it sounds with the bypass cap 9of course I used 22uF cause it's what I had) - seems to "thicken" up the...
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    No sign of redplating. Voltage at pin 8 of 6v6...

    No sign of redplating. Voltage at pin 8 of 6v6 is about 21.7v
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    Does anyone know this vendor

    I found a great price on NOS Sylvania 5Y3 tubes - but it is a vendor I have not heard of - they may be Hong Kong based or so it seems from the shipping info. Company is diyhifisupply.com

    Does...
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    Thanks Eschertron. yes, I was amazed how great...

    Thanks Eschertron. yes, I was amazed how great this little amp sounds especially when using the 22uF cap at the cathode of the V1 tube. But both ways it sounds great. Really great for morning...
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    Tweed Champ build - just checking

    I posted here recently about helping a friend build a champ for his son - he ordered a 5F1 kit from Mojotone. The amp needed some troubleshooting and got it (with some advice here) and she sounds...
  28. But are you a wind (as in wined not winned)...

    But are you a wind (as in wined not winned) reader!
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