en my instagram – tweedfreak

Updated on June 15, 2022 | 65 Views all
0 on June 15, 2022

just realized I haven’t checked the messages here for a while.

it’s my instagram. and it’s mostly about the tweed amps. feel free to drop me a line

https://www.instagram.com/tweedfreak/

 

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  • en interesting amps and cabinet from John Mergili

  • recently got me a 5F1 champ cabinet for 10″ speaker from this guy. the quality is great indeed. I’ll update with some pics after I finish the amp inside of the tweed cabinet. a friend is playing his tweed champ with 12″ speaker more than the stock 8″. I’m going to start with WGS 10″ ceramic speaker which came with the cabinet. 
     
    Tube Amplifiers, Electronic Design and Repair, Restoration, Harmonica Amps, Guitar Amps, Reverb and Tremolo

     

     

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  • en Horus artwork by Jared Krichevsky

  • Concept artist and creature designer Jared Krichevsky has posted some of the character designs he created for Gods of Egypt, while working with The Aaron Sims Company. Jared is also an instructor at Gnomon School of Visual Effects teaching Introduction to ZBrush and Creature Modeling and Sculpting. Link: jaredkrichevsky.blogspot.com All images © Summit Entertainment.

     

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  • en Lana Del Rey – Young and Beautiful

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    You will have a grand orchestral experience.

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  • en The Abyss

  • “He who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself; and if you gaze too long into the abyss, the abyss will gaze into you.”

    ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

    The German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche died in 1897 of brain cancer in the home of his mother. He had a nervous collapse in 1887 at the age of 44 and spend his last ten years totally and completely insane. He saw too far.

    The American writer Ernest Hemingway killed himself in July of 1962. He had been suffering from severe depression and was undergoing electroshock therapy. He wrote that he was depressed because he saw the “black emptiness of human existence”. He saw too far.

    You see my friends there is a dark place in our psyche. An abyss. The most intelligent and far-sighted of us can see into it. It is a frightening place. Not peopled with monsters or ghosts but with emptiness. An emptiness so complete that it appears that there is no end to it and no escape.

    Yet, this is an illusion. The dark place is something we create for ourselves. We stare into it and it takes our hope. It clouds our perception and crushes our spirit. Yet, it does not have the power to destroy us. We must do this on our own. If one leaps into the dark place and embraces it then we fall through to the other side. On the other side is perfect freedom. Death is not the answer. Life is the answer. We can live in freedom from fear by embracing our fear. The darkness cannot touch us ever again.

    “It’s done by hurling yourself into the abyss, and discovering that it’s a feather bed. There’s no other way to do it.”

    ~ Terence McKenna

    (Picture by Seb Janiak)

    #Nietzsche #Psychology #Mindset #Abyss #Hemingway #DailyLife

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  • en another 5F6A build with 15″ alnico speaker

  • I somewhat like it

     

     

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  • en my recent 5E3 build

  • they are my recent build with some vintage components like Philips caps made in Holland and Roederstein caps made in W. Germany.

    one of cabinets is 18″ wide version like the early 5E3. Fender changed the width to 20″ right after some of the transition models. even there were wide panel 5E3 at ’55.

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  • en an useful miniature tube puller from an ebay tube seller

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

    https://www.ebay.com/str/euro-moments?_trksid=p2047675.l2563

    he sent me this tube puller. this silicon tool designed to grab the preamp tubes and the the tubes like EL84. you still need to hold the tube using this puller. and it feels easy may protect the letters on the tube

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  • en Awsome STRANGER THINGS projection on house

  • visit our website: https://www.digitalpressworks.com We added this to our projection mapping show for Halloween! A view from the sidewalk in front of our house

     

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  • en I’m into 5v4g than 5y3 with 6v6 tweed amps

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    I’m updating this post not to make people confused. I believed B+ was lower with 5v4g than 5y3. but 5v4g is increasing B+ and makes the bias warmer than 5y3. I guess it is the reason I feel the amps are more alive with 5v4g

    then I noticed the vintage amps with the original caps from 50’s and early 60’s are more vulnerable with 5v4g to 60hz hum. I’m just guessing leakage of the coupling caps and the filter caps could be the reason. I’m still enjoying 5v4g with the amps with new components. didn’t have an issue with my 5D3 which has new filter caps either. 

    [EDIT again]
    one of my 5V4G tubes shows very low B+. the 60hz hum came from it I believe

    there are more and better info for 5vg and 5y3 rectifiers on the gearpage.net 

    https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/swapping-rectifier-tubes-5ar4-vs-5r4-vs-5v4-vs-5y3.1382681/

     

    I hook up tweed champ, deluxe, and m-track 2×2 together while jamming with youtube. 5v4g sounds still alive with this stereo and digital setup to me. but, m-track 2×2 is cheap and sharing the one single full bandwidth with usb and instrument at the same time. it sounds good while using only one of them. it sucks when the knob is at the center.

    it’s the knob on m-track 2×2. don’t buy it if you want to use your guitar amps as monitor speakers while playing guitar through the direct input. maybe I’m just doing this wrong. 

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  • en R?Is What? album cover design for yoffy

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    i designed those two works for yoffy who work really hard on music

    here is his soundcloud profile link

    https://soundcloud.com/user-184228744

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