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  1. Thread: Bogen Deluxe

    by 66merc
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    I've done several of these and I think it's best...

    I've done several of these and I think it's best to leave it 80% stock. The stock circuit with the 7868s has a great clean tone with amazing distortion when cranked. Definitely take out the...
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    Thanks for the replies, folks. I have been...

    Thanks for the replies, folks.

    I have been using three types of grill cloth. All are "woven". Oxblood, silver/black and a tan sort of color. I really can't tell you what "style" they are.
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    Grill cloth frustrations

    OK, so either I try to get it tight onto the baffle board and inevitably end up with the pattern crooked or I let it be a little loose and the pattern is straight but the thing just looks kind of...
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    OK, I will be the one guy who votes no to the TZ...

    OK, I will be the one guy who votes no to the TZ books.

    I have vol 1 and I thought it was kind of "cheap" looking with bad pictures and cheesy binding. When I got this book I was already...
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    Wow, Amp building meets mad science-----I'm...

    Wow,

    Amp building meets mad science-----I'm in!

    Seems like a lot of trouble, though, when spray paint or spray lacquer works pretty well for most DIY projects.

    66merc
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    I think some basic reading is good, but there is...

    I think some basic reading is good, but there is no substitute for diving in and learning as you go. I started in this crazy hobby by turning a couple of Bogen CHB10a amps into 5F2A Princetons. ...
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    Nice work on the finger joints. Wondering how...

    Nice work on the finger joints. Wondering how you cut that groove---not sure what it's called. I've always wondered why there is an indention in the finished tweed---how exactly does the tolex fit...
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    I recently made a combo amp using a battery...

    I recently made a combo amp using a battery powered skill saw. I used butt joints and gorilla glue. I drove finish nails about halfway while the thing was clamped and drying. I pulled the nails...
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