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Andreas Fischer commented on Fergus Lester's blog post The Irish angle
"Never seen this before but - thats a great sport - and beautifull instruments thanks for sharing"
Jun 4
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Midleton Very Rare amp

"I would also like to try some other amp modules. I like the way the CBGITTY 2.5W Artec is pre-assembled but what to they sound like when cranked up? but The LM386 amps distort nicely but not all solid state amps do"
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Korrigan commented on Fergus Lester's blog post The Irish angle
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The Irish angle

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.https://www.facebook.com/daShtickguitars/See More
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"Snap! Search for 'Midleton' for my post on making the same box into an amp. Note only 1 't' in Midleton."
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"thanks Pete. Yes the chip-amps I got are in fact  LM386N-4.Think I'll buy 100 in case they go out of production. I did another one in a fudge tin with master volume and gain pots - played into a smallish amp which I use as a cab…"
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"Nice work. I love me some amps. I love working with the LM386. If you get LM386N-4 you get 1 watt of output. If you put a pot off pins 1 and 8 you can control the gain. All the amps I build have master volume and gain."
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"Thanks all. I am reluctant to cut or drill the beautifully made hardwood box so mounting everything on the front panel. Theres not much room there so jack acts as a switch. Might add Power LED as Ive already left it on and drained battery. Also has…"
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"I'll drink to that! Nice work Fergus!"
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"Just watched amp video....impressive!"
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"Can't wait for the video...good job!"
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The Irish angle

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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Just watched amp video....impressive!

 
 
 

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