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1W Amp Kits?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Apr 18, 2020. 7 Replies

Hi Team,I see the thread about the "One Puff" amp and it has me thinking. Is there a kit getting around for this, or is there a very low watt tube amp kit around? I want to build a small valve amp,…Continue

how to be precise with measuring scale length & frets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Dec 7, 2019. 1 Reply

I have brass threaded rod for the nut and a .303 shell for the bridge. where do I measure from to get the right location for the frets?Continue

 

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Kevin M. Kraft replied to Terry's discussion Kiwi Guitarist in the group Introduce Yourself!
"All the best to you, man. And welcome to the Nation! Yes, learning slide guitar is painful for all. But with dedication, you can master it quickly. Please, feel free to call on me or anyone here for help, if you need it."
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BrianQ. replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"Yes, a good wall wart is the best thing for any tube pedal.(best not to buy a generic one?) But I would use a 12v power supply, 9v puts a clamp on the headroom & can get woofy or flat sounding depending on what tube is used: (AT7, AU7, AV7, AX7)…"
Apr 18, 2020
David L. replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"Hi, There are plans for a low voltage overdrive circuit that gives a nice valve sound if you use it in front of a solid state amp circuit (or amp module). The info is here  http://beavisaudio.com/projects/valvecaster/ If you google…"
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BrianQ. replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"Very true, a Hammond 125 output transformer starts at $45+"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"Tube amps are cool but it the transmormers that bump the price. there are plenty of solid state amp kits at much more reasonable prices.  LM386 based amps are quite popular . or there are many circuits for transistor/mosfet based amps of…"
Apr 18, 2020
Terry replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"I don't see your word, John. Can you try again, but click HTML editor before you post. It's in the top right hand corner of the reply text box."
Apr 17, 2020
John Sawyer replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
Apr 17, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Terry's discussion 1W Amp Kits?
"One puff is just a DIY if you dare sorta thing, but I haven’t seen anyone selling kits of them? Low watt tube amp kits start at about $200 & go up to $500 depending on output wattage? it’s kinda kool sounding, bluesey dirty delta…"
Apr 17, 2020
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1W Amp Kits?

Hi Team,I see the thread about the "One Puff" amp and it has me thinking. Is there a kit getting around for this, or is there a very low watt tube amp kit around? I want to build a small valve amp, but if I need to I may go solid state. but I think a Valve would be a pretty cool project.Thanks.See More
Apr 17, 2020
Terry replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"cheers, another question. Should I sand the  back of the lid to make it thinner so it will vibrate more? particularly around the back of the sound holes?"
Apr 17, 2020
Terry replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"But the scratches I want  to remove are the ones in the finish, just around the slots. If I sand the top wont I remove the varnish?"
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