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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
Cut my power tube socket hole: Little bit messy,...

Cut my power tube socket hole:
Little bit messy, but i'll clean it up and paint it to finish
http://i1274.photobucket.com/albums/y421/apaffy97/1378240496562_zps650a845c.jpg...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By ranga97
You'll need to bias your amp if you change your...

You'll need to bias your amp if you change your power tubes, that can get both dangerous if you don't know how to do it.
Preamp tubes can be changed easily (not sure how much effect it will have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By ranga97
Buy a cheap multimeter, they are great for...

Buy a cheap multimeter, they are great for testing if you've done a mod right.
If your current quad is 16ohm than the possibilities for a 4 speaker setup are as follows
4 4 4 4 connected in...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By ranga97
Most guitar amps struggle to produce high wattage...

Most guitar amps struggle to produce high wattage bass notes, and if it's like many speakers today, it will be rated higher than the amp (unless you have something like greenbacks etc).

Fender's...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By ranga97
The sound quality would be horrible if you ran it...

The sound quality would be horrible if you ran it through a guitar tube amp. Much easier on simpler non DSP amps (vox ac4 etc)
More of a diy and the cost could be as low as $8 to add another input...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By ranga97
What sort of music do you play? And you're...

What sort of music do you play? And you're playing style?
1.Neck throughs will have a bit more sustain and more of the guitar will feel "together". They can be harder to perfect and takes a lot of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
Haha true old school, building amps with...

Haha true old school, building amps with transformers that were never meant to be used like they were intended.

I drilled my octal power tube socket tonight. Worked well! Pics tomorrow morning
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
I read somewhere (cannot remember sorry) that the...

I read somewhere (cannot remember sorry) that the impedance ratio of an OT is the voltage ratio squared, so a 240:12 which has a 20:1 voltage ratio will become 400:1 after it has been squared....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
Thats awesome :D , building gear gets really...

Thats awesome :D , building gear gets really addictive after you've made a circuit or two!

Not sure how the OT will sound, but i have it lying around so mays well put it to use!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
...

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=110418&stc=1 So I went shopping and spent a little bit on stuff
Carbon film resistors
Alpha pots (nothing wrong with them) and good...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By ranga97
High Gain Modified 5F1 on the cheap! ~pics on build~

Hey UG, been a while but I've recently gotten really into electronics and after some thought I started reading Into tube amps and a few weeks ago I decided it was time to build one

It's more of a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-16-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By ranga97
5e3 or 5f1 build?

Hey guys, I'm just coming to ask which fender tweed circuit I would prefer.
I have built a few complex'ish SS amp circuits with good results, but never a tube amp, although I have done my research...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-06-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By ranga97
hahah never mind guys :3 I'll leave it for down...

hahah never mind guys :3 I'll leave it for down the track
Might just paint the screws purple and later on the pickup covers too
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-06-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By ranga97
Ahhhhhh Even if I painted the plastic before I...

Ahhhhhh
Even if I painted the plastic before I attempted to sick it on?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-05-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By ranga97
I do wanna paint it, Just be able to pull it off...

I do wanna paint it,
Just be able to pull it off maybe down the track if I feel like a change
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-05-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By ranga97
Clear film over paint for additional paint

Hey guys.
I have an all black guitar and want to add a bit of colour to it (ibanez rg) and was thinking about spraying a small bit of gold on it artistically.
I don't really wanna do it directly on...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-02-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ranga97
To get started you can build simple 1 watt ruby...

To get started you can build simple 1 watt ruby amps from runoffgroove.com
I built one with a tonestack and gain section and it cranks a mighty 1 watt. Cheap and great to start getting into building...
Forum: Gear Ads 01-30-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By ranga97
did you end up selling? also, i no this is a 5...

did you end up selling?

also, i no this is a 5 yr old thread, but it came from google!
how was the guitar, I am looking for a less pricey one with a floating trem and will settle for this or an...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-14-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By ranga97
If I were to go with a floating trem in my...

If I were to go with a floating trem in my budget, would a ibanez rg350dx or rga42t (t for tremolo) be of decent quality?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-14-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By ranga97
thats the thing, im not sure if i want a trem. my...

thats the thing,
im not sure if i want a trem.
my budget cannot exceed an rg370dx.
my first post says what its for.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-14-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By ranga97
Fulling Floating vs Non-Trem

I'm in the market for a new ax.

I will want one with a faster neck than a LP, will suit harder rock/ heavy rock/metal.

Should I get a floating trem or stick with a string thru or stopbar...
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