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Ruby Amp

Please respect my work & Do Not Repost them on any other sites (Pinterest, Facebook,Instagram) Thank You

Started by BrianQ.

13 Nov 28, 2019
Reply by Paul Craig

DIY Spring Reverb

I've just built my first CB amp.  It's a simple 2.5 watt Artec circuit w no reverb.  I recently saw a pic on here of a CB guitar with sprin…

Started by Kevin Keating

4 Oct 17, 2019
Reply by Paul Craig

Converting a cassette player/radio--where do I start?

Hi!  I bought an old cassette player/radio at an estate sale (really cheap!) and I'm wondering where/how I start in converting it into a gu…

Started by Andy Busch

3 Aug 23, 2018
Reply by BrianQ.

Quick and easy way to build a great sounding small amp

I have not posted here in a million years -- been off in Google groups, but last night I had a great time when I surprised a good friend by…

Started by Henry S

3 Jul 24, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

TDA2030A Amp

      I need some help here folks. Being from Alabama, I am having a little problem with the instruction manual that accompanied this amp.…

Started by Bama Hound

14 Jul 23, 2017
Reply by Gary Stenzel

Home Brew Champ Tube Amp

A friend gave me an old Forcite explosives box. I had a home spun Fender 5F1 Champ chassis on my bench that was finished this past summer.…

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted

3 Feb 6, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

Dual IM386 Chip amp

A while back I posted on the comments about this nasty little op amp that I built. It has 2 IM386N1 chips and it's a 2 stage amp. It was in…

Started by Paul Craig

29 Jan 27, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

5 Watt Amp Kit (DIY Case)

I got a kit from Parts Express, lots of good features, no effects. My DIY cabinet is 6"x9"x13". I'll let the pictures do the talking.

Started by Walter Haapapuro

46 Dec 7, 2016
Reply by Gene Jones

DIY reverb behold - I found this online

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Fck6R79XbQ - VIDEO HEREThe SoaringTortoise "Springus Reverberatum Spring Reverb" for Guitar from Recycle…

Started by Danny B.

3 Nov 2, 2016
Reply by Paul Craig

Bass Cabinet project

 Ok, so I built my first CBB, now I want a portable amp. ==Disclaimer: I have no idea what I'm doing!!! So any and all advice is greatly ap…

Started by Murdoc_420

34 Jul 16, 2016
Reply by Murdoc_420

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Ruby Amp

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 28, 2019. 13 Replies

DIY Spring Reverb

Started by Kevin Keating. Last reply by Paul Craig Oct 17, 2019. 4 Replies

TDA2030A Amp

Started by Bama Hound. Last reply by Gary Stenzel Jul 23, 2017. 14 Replies

Home Brew Champ Tube Amp

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 6, 2017. 3 Replies

Dual IM386 Chip amp

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Jan 27, 2017. 29 Replies

5 Watt Amp Kit (DIY Case)

Started by Walter Haapapuro. Last reply by Gene Jones Dec 7, 2016. 46 Replies

DIY reverb behold - I found this online

Started by Danny B.. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 2, 2016. 3 Replies

Bass Cabinet project

Started by Murdoc_420. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Jul 16, 2016. 34 Replies

Kalamazoo Model 1 Deluxe

Started by Scott aka Farmer Ted. Last reply by Rick Alexander Jun 20, 2016. 12 Replies

LM386 amp and other stuff

Started by Denis U. Last reply by Denis U May 29, 2016. 19 Replies

Combo Amp Build

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig May 27, 2016. 113 Replies

Trying to get a "bigger" sound

Started by Ian Schroth. Last reply by Blind Lemon Cello Mar 16, 2016. 31 Replies

Jana MJ-13400 Public Address amplifier

Started by Monterey. Last reply by Wayfinder Mar 15, 2016. 3 Replies

Mini-amp plans needed.

Started by Rev Mike. Last reply by BrianQ. Jul 4, 2015. 4 Replies

Will this work for an amp?

Started by Monterey. Last reply by Wayfinder May 19, 2015. 4 Replies

Radio conversion too quiet

Started by Slow Slough Guitars. Last reply by wes carl May 10, 2015. 5 Replies

Amp

Started by Truth Instruments. Last reply by Truth Instruments Apr 18, 2015. 3 Replies

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