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What do the 2.5W CBGITTY amp modules sound like?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 20, 2018. 5 Replies

Ive made amps using other modules but what do the CBGITTY ones sound like especially when overdriven? A lot of solid state amps do not distort nicely. I have several tins and boxes crying out to be…Continue

 

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Fergus Lester replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Change of TACK !"
Oct 4, 2018
Fergus Lester replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Slight change of rack. Have been curious about archery and bow making for years. So... Work in Progress. Recurve bow with PVC pipe limbs https://imgur.com/gallery/etgMyzF"
Oct 4, 2018
Fergus Lester replied to ghm's discussion Home Depot and Lowes necks
"Im B&Q (they are here in Irl as well as UK) I got some square oak stair spindles that seem fairly straight. Seem about the right length for my Canjo project."
Oct 2, 2018
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Easy Wood Stain And Carbon Steel Patina.

"Great idea. I also love Opinels."
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"And also Listen to LM386 amp - High Gain clip 1 by Fergus Lester #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/fergus-lester-103857150/sounds-from-thursday-evening-1"
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"Heres quick sound clip Listen to Sounds from Saturday evening by Fergus Lester #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/fergus-lester-103857150/sounds-from-saturday-evening-1"
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"My Bearskin is very like the Minty. Also has 10ohm output pot so you can have max gain and distortion at lower volume."
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"Have you tried this one yet?"
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All my finished amps to date

L to R.Midleton Rare. Kemo 12w amp module with 2 car speakers in whiskey box. Nice for acoustic.Floorbox Amp. Velleman 7w amp kit in maple floorboards enclosure. Clean electric or OK grit when cranked.Bearskin Amp. LM386 in London fudge tin using…
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I like using recyled materials as well as working with wood and electronics. Also they are a change from standard guitars.

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Posted on June 2, 2018 at 4:26am 2 Comments

Some of you may know what a hurley is but its used in this great sport. https://g.co/kgs/gsEFqV. They are vaguely guitar shaped and so I often used one in lieu of an air guitar in my youth. So imagine my delight when I came across this lad.
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