episode one , amp one , part one :

 

 http://tinyurl.com/48dd437

 

part two :

 

http://tinyurl.com/4tlm224

 

this first one is really long , you may want to pack a lunch .

 

 

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Petey,

 

First of all congrats.. I hope I learn something... you look like a geeeeenus.  But, OMG, pleeeeease, in the future send me all you Mac Porto Fino Cafe boxes.  They are tooooooo good to be used on anything but a CBG......

 

hope you get a lot of play....

 

the best,

 

Wichita Sam

PETEY!

Episode one is wonderful, and that am is hilarious! What was your total cost on that?

 

I was just talking to my nephew about how to stuff an effects circuit from a pedal into a CBAmp- we got stuck on the power-supply, too.

 

Thanks for the informative and entertaining post.

 

W.Sam- I thought you were divesting?!?!? Now you want boxes?

 

;^)

 

david

David,

 

I could be dumping everything and still want a Porto Fino Cafe Macanudo box.  Those things are magical... They don't look like much, but just ask Shane......

 

the best,

 

Sam

Great amp, what parts have you used for the circuit boards? I have made 3 amps so far, getting better each time, and all have a diffrent sound/power. Got one small one with 2 x 4 ohm speakers wired in series to make them 8 ohm, plus a switch to switch to a single 8 ohm speaker, amazing the difference, and its portable runs off a 9v battery. The next was not bothering to work out ohmage etc. just build it and surprisingly turn out great, an old circuit from a subwoofer system, a subwoofer with filter, plus a flat nxt speaker I had from another old system I was going to throw away, but not portable runs off the mains. The third is very small 5x4x1 inch, just a small circuit board from some old player I had plus the insides of the other NXT flat speaker I was throwing out, thats why its 1 inch deep, the speaker is the wooden faceplate. Lookup NXT technology amazing, but has no Bass, and thats why amp number two has a subwoofer.

hey sam , honestly that was the first cigar box i ever came into possession of . i am really new to this , i have built only one 4 string cbg , it turned out pretty nice . i added a jfet preamp cause it has a piezo for a pu , and then a headphone amp that i got out of a pc speaker .

david i paid 30 for a four pack of the dano pedals , i used 2 so 15 for that , 1.50 for the amp circuit (salvation army kiddie tape deck) , 3 bucks for the delay time pot , the rest of the stuff i had salvaged so . . .19.50 ?

i actually got it working off one p.s. , but it hummed a little depending on where it sat , i could get it quiet by moving it , but . . i am going to try using a filter like in the craig anderton book soon . i will be sure to post up my results if it works well , i hate that problem !

wes , you aint seen nothin yet , wait a few videos till i post the metal amp , that one . . . you dont even want to know .

 

i will look into that nxt , sounds crazy . the amp board for this one is a kiddie tape deck , happy joy brand (china) .

 

i am thinking about slapping together a distortion circuit and messing with that . may end up adding it to the xam amp , which will be up next . but i also want to mess around with that slide synth circuit on a bread board . going to make one for a "special" friend .  hopefully i will have these videos finished in a week . it takes forever with the editing . we have audio issues with our video editor ...

 

thanks for watching and thats awesome you took the time to comment .

 

Hey sam, not all those potofinos are created equal, I have some with good wood lids and some with thick composite lids.

Wichita Sam said:

Petey,

 

First of all congrats.. I hope I learn something... you look like a geeeeenus.  But, OMG, pleeeeease, in the future send me all you Mac Porto Fino Cafe boxes.  They are tooooooo good to be used on anything but a CBG......

 

hope you get a lot of play....

 

the best,

 

Wichita Sam

Petey that's awesome.
thanks man .

well it turns out the first few amp demo videos that got uploaded featured bad audio (128kbps mp3) , dont ask .

 

thanks to shrimp for re-converting / editing / uploading this stufff with proper audio compression !

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEHPzmwST5M

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVG5WwOpTVM

 

DOH !

petey,

 

you are working in an area that I am clueless.  I either have to buy or trade to get anything close to that cool.  Thanks for sharing your work...

 

the best,

 

Wichita Sam

petey twofinger said:

well it turns out the first few amp demo videos that got uploaded featured bad audio (128kbps mp3) , dont ask .

 

thanks to shrimp for re-converting / editing / uploading this stufff with proper audio compression !

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEHPzmwST5M

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVG5WwOpTVM

 

DOH !

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