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Now about that cigar box amp ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by StarGeezers Nov 6, 2009. 11 Replies

WARNING: That's an old style AC/DC amp , sure it's cheap to make but Deadly Voltages may be present on the chassis making it totally unsafe to handle ... Nice to look at but may be the last amp you…Continue

 

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StarGeezers replied to Matt Philip's discussion has anyone tried 30 gauge wire for pickups ?
"Quote: "The thicker wire would require more length to get the same resistance. " That's practically about it !!!"
Dec 6, 2009
StarGeezers replied to Hip Bone Bellaire's discussion Found this in Smithsonian Art Museum
"Obviously Art despite itself ... hahahaha"
Dec 6, 2009
StarGeezers replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Pick ups on the cheap........tell me your secrets...or just some secrets, I can guess the rest
"I always cheat and go to the local Mom and Pop music store , and dig in their junk box ... Got lots of pups like that for free, or almost nothing ... Much easier than trying to make your own ... PS , I get tuners the same way , they never have a…"
Nov 21, 2009
StarGeezers replied to Gobi's discussion Cigar Box Tube Amplifier
"What tubes do you have in that amp ???"
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StarGeezers replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"Just register, it's free !!"
Nov 6, 2009
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StarGeezers replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
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Tim replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"you might also check out the harmmond firefly amp at ax84.com"
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Andy Estabrooks replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"Yes, Please post!"
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StarGeezers replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"I passed this circuit around the guitar amp forum ...this was one response... Quote: "We'd still need a preamp tube though. And I'm not sure we'd be happy with the "vintage hum" from a half-wave rectifier. Never mind…"
Nov 5, 2009
Tim replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
Nov 4, 2009
Tim replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"just use a three prong cord and you will be ok"
Nov 4, 2009
StarGeezers replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"Yep, that's the one ..."
Nov 4, 2009
Tres Seaver replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"I think StarGeezers is referring to the new PDF on the free plans page."
Nov 4, 2009
Tim replied to StarGeezers's discussion Now about that cigar box amp ...
"did i miss something?"
Nov 4, 2009
StarGeezers posted a discussion

Now about that cigar box amp ...

WARNING: That's an old style AC/DC amp , sure it's cheap to make but Deadly Voltages may be present on the chassis making it totally unsafe to handle ... Nice to look at but may be the last amp you ever play ...
Nov 4, 2009

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At 5:46pm on October 20, 2009, Laurent ANTONELLI said…
Hi guys,
where did you find the post about piezo trick ?
impossible to find
i'm stupid...
At 7:27am on October 2, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Hi SG,
Thanks for the friendship.
The information you sent is exactly what I am after so thanks again.
All I need now is a DPDT switch which I will go looking for now.
Best regards,
Hogs.
At 6:03pm on September 23, 2009, StarGeezers said…
Good Luck , I'm sure you'll enjoy it !!! Best wishes to the wife for a speedy recovery!!!
At 2:32pm on September 23, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Just printed it and stuck it together and it looks quite good. It seems relatively easy to build so when I can get back to my workshop I might just have a go. Thanks again for the info.
At 9:59am on September 23, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Thanks for the info. I will have a go as soon as my wife has recovered from her illness to let me back in my workshop. I will let you know as, and when, it is built but don't hold your breath too long.
At 3:19am on September 23, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Thanks for the drawings.
I will play with them later and do what you said with the tape.
Many thanks.
At 11:04am on September 19, 2009, HOGS GRUNT said…
Hi, Just seen that you have a simple drawing for a lap steel.
I would be very interested in having a copy if it is not too much bother.
Never made one, played one, or even touched one, but I am interested.
Hogs.
At 5:45pm on August 29, 2009, bairfoot cajun said…
where it says add comment,there will be a camera icon at the top of the colum and you click on that camera icon.it will go to your computer files.then search to photo you want and open that one to the add comment colum.
 
 
 

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