Charles Roberts
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Amplifiers,Preamps,and Repairs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Sep 22, 2013. 1 Reply

Currently I have 2 amplifiers for sale on etsy Just about 50 years of…Continue

Tags: amps, tube, vacuum, amp, repairs‎

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Began repairing TVs and radios professionally in 1963 before that it was just a hobby and passion. 11 years at Disney World (mechanical and electrical) was part of the main team behind building Star Tours, Tower of Terror, as well as Body Wars. Shriner member and also a 32nd Degree Mason Scottish Rite Builds: -amps -preamps -effects pedals (reapair and build), Repairs: -antique radios -hamm equipment -antique microphones -classic car radios -marine radios

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At 7:47pm on September 22, 2013, RTZGUITARS said…

How are you doing Charles, I was wondering if have a clue on how to build a battery powered tube amp?

With the new lithium batteries I know it possible but every amp guy says they have no clue. Grid 1 builds a 60 watt 212 lithium power amp they go for $4000. I have seen mini tube amps that fit in your hand but they ac.  

At 9:46am on September 15, 2013, Ted Hartman said…

Thank you Charles,  8 watt tube/valve that's be pretty cool.  lov the tone/distortion and sustain of tube amps. Great stuff.!!! is that volume, bass, treble? or is one of those a gain pot?


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