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hai
03-11-2012, 08:39 PM
Anyone crank their tube amp to about 4 and notice that smell? No i don't mean a burning smell,i mean the same smell you encounter when you go into the room of tube amps at a guitar shop.

Ranger Rick
03-12-2012, 06:26 PM
Oh yeah. Marantz amps cranked up or, old Radio transmitters running 120% power.

namvet
03-13-2012, 06:42 PM
I started out with tubes. im a member on a stereo board and they have a forum for tubes and tube amps only. a lotta guys still like them. they buy junkers and fix em up or build their own

http://i443.photobucket.com/albums/qq158/analog_addict/CIMG8100.jpg

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n555/63pontiacgp/dan_6bq5.jpg

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a60/djnagle/IMG_0139.jpg

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc494/pabs911/IMG_4979.jpg

and a whole lot more

Zeus
03-13-2012, 07:51 PM
PSSSSt, people it isn't 1970 anymore.:sarcasm:

hai
03-13-2012, 08:14 PM
Tubes from a tube amp.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6068/6157246268_2472880fd6_z.jpg

namvet
03-13-2012, 08:26 PM
tube amps were the best at low end freeks. no so good on high end.

probably watched Ed Sullivan on this

http://boxcarcabin.com/sears-silvertone-chassis-19.jpg

http://boxcarcabin.com/zenith-20x1c38-chassis.jpg

hand wired

hai
03-13-2012, 08:39 PM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3021/2935789918_cd28e31162_z.jpg


http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3507/3948856240_b058a71c3c_z.jpg?zz=1

BadCat
03-16-2012, 08:23 AM
Peavey? Really?

hai
03-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Peavey? Really?

Actually this is my amp.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7033/6642646317_5bff2a827f_z.jpg

A Line 6 Spider Valve.

Pardon for the mess,work is still being done on the house.