en Bassman 5F6A build

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with a 15″ alnico speaker like the early Bassman.

 

 

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  • en Yokomo Hotdog4 build from YR4 kit

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  • en Bendix 5992, 6v6gta glowing blue

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    2018 Gibson Historic R9 Les Paul w/ Brazilian Fretboard – Antiquity Burst Finish

     

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  • purchased  Adzam branded Heerlen 12ax7 and Brussels 6v6gt from from this ebay seller. they were NOS and the pricing was very good indeed.

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  • en Sprague Bumble bee and Black Beauty (Telecap) PIO and Mylar X-ray pics

  • a friend took these C-arm Xray image intensifier films for me. as you can see, they are

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    Mylar black beauty .022uf 400v

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    from the left to right

    another xray picture with a bit of contrast adjustment on the machine

     

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  • en 50’s and 60’s Fender Champ 8″ speakers

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  • 377V with Bendix 6106 5y3wgt which has purchased as NOS and less than 1 year old

    366V with Hytron 5y3wgt which is many many years old

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    393V with GE 5v4g which I purchased as NOS and less than 1 year old

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