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by Gibsonman63
Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Trainwreck Discussion
Topic: Non-Traditional 15 watt Liverpool with PCB
Replies: 68
Views: 15759

Re: Non-Traditional 15 watt Liverpool with PCB

I know I am reviving an old thread, but I am in the process of ironing the wrinkles out of one of these. First impression is that this is putting out way more than 15 Watts, but in a great harmonic way. The clean to mean is very nice and it is easy to find the spot on the guitar volume where you can...
by Gibsonman63
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: Computer power supply noise
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: Computer power supply noise

Actually my amplifier is on the opposite side of the room. The two computers are stacked one atop the other. One induces noise, the other does not. The entire room is on the same circuit.
by Gibsonman63
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Fender Discussion
Topic: AB165 Longhorn Mod and other questions
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: AB165 Longhorn Mod and other questions

Agreed Stevem. I have changed the filter caps, cathode bypass caps, bias cap (100uF/100v), upgraded to a three prong power cable, removed the death cap and ripped out all of the previously poorly executed mods. Yesterday my shipment of plate resistors arrived and that pretty much fixed the rest. The...
by Gibsonman63
Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: Computer power supply noise
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Computer power supply noise

Sometimes it takes me a while to catch on. I have two computers in my studio, one strictly for music apps and my internet computer that I do everything else with. I had a power supply failure on my internet computer a few months back. Shortly after, I noticed that my Express was starting to hum and ...
by Gibsonman63
Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Fender Discussion
Topic: AB165 Longhorn Mod and other questions
Replies: 5
Views: 551

AB165 Longhorn Mod and other questions

I picked up an AB165 for a reasonable price last year. I am working through it, still waiting on plate resistors to arrive and power tube sockets (one has a bit of a chunk out of it). It sounds really nice except for some crackling and hum I am tracking down. I have not converted the bias yet. I am ...
by Gibsonman63
Thu Feb 16, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: Back On Google!
Replies: 29
Views: 1071

Re: Back On Google!

I am able to get on using IE from work for the first time in a long time.
by Gibsonman63
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: I Do NOT want to work today...
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: I Do NOT want to work today...

I too feel your pain. My job used to be very technical. Now it is 10% technical and the rest is meetings, email and CYA. At least the end is in sight. Being debt free has opened up options for me. I highly recommend it.
by Gibsonman63
Fri Nov 04, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Fender Discussion
Topic: New Princeton Reverb build
Replies: 18
Views: 2171

Re: New Princeton Reverb build

I have one of the re-issue Jensen goldbacks in my 6G2. I like it a lot. I haven't pulled an original speaker out of my Vibrolux Reverb to compare head to head, but it is definitely in the ball park.
by Gibsonman63
Mon Oct 17, 2016 12:07 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: I am ready for the next step...
Replies: 20
Views: 2645

Re: I am ready for the next step...

Chicov, check out Electronic Parts Outlet (EPO) on Fondren. They have used scopes there fairly reasonably and occasionally have workshops where they run through Oscope basics.
by Gibsonman63
Wed Aug 03, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: looking for feedback, suggestions, recomm, do's dont's...
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: looking for feedback, suggestions, recomm, do's dont's...

My brother is a home inspector here in Texas. I believe the training varies from state to state. He loves it, but he is wired a bit different from me. Here are some things to consider: Starting out, the biggest challenge is sales and marketing. My brother cleans up well and was able to work himself ...
by Gibsonman63
Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: Pignose G40V Project
Replies: 33
Views: 2280

Re: Pignose G40V Project

Interesting. The article from Mr. Fowler cites Dennis Kager as the designer, if I read it correctly. Same guy behind Sundown Amps. Sorry to derail.
by Gibsonman63
Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:26 am
Forum: Dumble Discussion
Topic: Look who stopped for lunch a few weeks ago.
Replies: 24
Views: 2833

Re: Look who stopped for lunch a few weeks ago.

That is a massive discography on his site!
by Gibsonman63
Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: Retirement Begins - Day 1
Replies: 25
Views: 3439

Re: Retirement Begins - Day 1

Congrats! Now you have time for the important things in life.
by Gibsonman63
Thu Apr 28, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Garage Talk
Topic: Mysterious Disappearance of my Friend
Replies: 15
Views: 5169

Re: Mysterious Disappearance of my Friend

I ran across this today. The story caught my attention the first time through and stayed with me.

http://www.grindtv.com/bike/human-remai ... BWwttdK.97