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Upside down speaker?

Hey everybody, hope all are well.  Just wondering if a C.B. Gitty 4 watt speaker can be installed upside down. The way I built my amp, it w…

Started by Southern Ray

9 Aug 4, 2020
Reply by Southern Ray

Cheap way to improve your amps tone

Hello all, While I was swapping out amp speakers I noticed the spade connectors that Fender uses are kind of loose at the speaker connectio…

Started by Jerry Timson

3 Jul 18, 2017
Reply by Jerry Timson

Nifty 2W 1x8 Combo for sale

Zeppelin Design Labs has just released its popular Percolator 2W cigar box guitar tube amp in a combo with a Jensen C8R speaker. We sell it…

Started by Zeppelin Design Labs

1 Jan 29, 2016
Reply by Zeppelin Design Labs

how to hack regularly available charity shop electronics to make an amp

Here is my interest. I would like to go into GoodWill or any charity shop and pick up a cheap VCR, DVD player, boom box or the like and hac…

Started by Darrell Cosden

18 Nov 5, 2015
Reply by Paul Craig

amp upgrade

Hi i have recently built an amp based on the lm 386 chip. I love the sound and I am super happy with the build. However I want to build ano…

Started by Adrian Hilde

6 May 16, 2015
Reply by John Sawyer

Amplifi'Confusion - What amp & What valves ?

Trying to find the right amp in life can be tricky and a life time search. I am after advise on what is the best smallish gigging amp. So…

Started by BUGGY (C)

40 Apr 21, 2015
Reply by BUGGY (C)

Has anyone tried the VOX headphone amp AP2AC?

Sometimes when something really important is on the tube (Buying Alaska or The Voice), my little darling appreciates a little more quiet. I…

Started by Tom T

7 Feb 23, 2015
Reply by Mike

Cigar box amp help

After my first cigar box guitar build, which was a lot of fun, I want to build a little cigar box amp. The problem is I am a newbie, and th…

Started by Anders Qvist

12 Sep 9, 2014
Reply by wes carl

Radio/cassette amp

I finally got one to work! I took the white & black wires straight from the cassette deck & plugged in! Sounds good at low volume &…

Started by jimmy

6 Jun 14, 2014
Reply by Vinylhed

Amplifiers,Preamps,and Repairs

Currently I have 2 amplifiers for sale on etsy Just about 50 years of experience, I started repairing TV…

Started by Charles Roberts

1 Sep 23, 2013
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague


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