Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - guitars - amplifier - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:35:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Your Own Cigar Box Guitar / Mp3 Player Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Your-Own-Cigar-Box-Mp3-Player-Amp/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 19:07:21 PDT
DIY cheap solid-state amplifier (from salvaged parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-solid-state-amplifier-from-salvaged-par/
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Mon, 26 Mar 2012 17:57:11 PDT
VHT Special 6 Ultra channel switching mod (inc. footswitch) http://www.instructables.com/id/VHT-Special-6-Ultra-channel-switching-mod-inc-fo/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 13:49:32 PST
Replace a Volume Potentiometer in a Modern Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-Volume-Potentiometer-in-a-Modern-Guitar-A/
Replace a Volume Potentiometer in a Modern Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/GUFL/GZ6T0GS1/FM1GUFLGZ6T0GS1.SMALL.jpg KrushIndustries I did this repair at TechShop Detroit. All of the tools used can be found at the shop, including the bada*# electronics bench. The website for TechShop can be found here: www.techshop.ws This Fender guitar amplifier was made around 2007. It is a modern guitar amp with a Printed Circuit Board, just...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:32:04 PST
Guitar Amp in a Book! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-in-a-Book/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 06:42:10 PDT
Guitar Amp "power soak" http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Amp-power-soak/
Guitar Amp "power soak" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MYLF/GQVYPU6S/F42MYLFGQVYPU6S.SMALL.jpg r3son8tr Guitar players generally love tube amplifiers, especially when they are driven hard to get that nice, creamy tube distortion. Problem is, the amp will be friggin LOUD - even a small 15 watt amp can be too loud in certain applications. So, how do we get that overdriven tube sound without rattling the...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 12:35:44 PDT
Pignose 7-100 External Speaker mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Pignose-7-100-External-Speaker-mod/
Pignose 7-100 External Speaker mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FFDT/GQBCJE2Q/FTVFFDTGQBCJE2Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FFDT/GQBCJE2Q/FTVFFDTGQBCJE2Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/FFDT/GQBCJE2Q/FTVFFDTGQBCJE2Q.SMALL.jpg r3son8tr This, my first Instructable, will show you how to add an external speaker jack to the infamous Pignose 7-100 battery powered amplifier. With this mod, you can use your Pignose to drive any size speaker, even a Marshall stack! If you love the sound of your little Piggy now, just wait until you hear ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:09:41 PDT
Tube Amp Rebuild (and Mod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Amp-Rebuild-and-Mod/
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Mon, 17 Dec 2007 10:20:30 PST
Isolation transformer upgrade for old guitar amps http://www.instructables.com/id/Isolation-transformer-upgrade-for-old-guitar-amps/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2009 07:22:57 PDT
Guitar Tube Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Tube-Amp/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2008 14:03:19 PDT