Amp Build: High-Gain JCM800 2204

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  1. FourT6and2

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    Just finished this one. A bit different from my previous builds, but along the same lines.

    Sounds good through my headphones, but not so much through laptop speakers. Let me know what y'all think.



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    Nice! Look at you with the nice new chassis stand too :yesway:
     
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    That thing is so much better than a stack of books lol
     
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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    That's freaking awesome!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    I edited the RAW video a bit to reduce some of the room resonance. Does this sound any better?

     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    I lucked out, my current built the PT and OT are the same height and high enough that the tubes don't touch the board I have it sitting on :lol: I do want to get something like that though...
     
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    It's worth it.
     
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    What did you change?
     
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    It's a high-gain Jose mod, with a bunch of additional tweaks. Listen to the clips. Hopefully it doesn't sound like a stock JCM800 haha :)
     
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    One last clip. This time with Aldrich pickup.

     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    Sounds great!
     
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    You had me when you whipped out Burning Times. Great job on the amp overall and copping some of the Something Wicked tones. That might be my favorite recorded tone.
     
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    Thanks man! Admittedly, I don't know much about Iced Earth and I wasn't going for that sort of tone but I dig that riff a lot.
     
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    I'll check the clips once I get back home but without any surprise (since you built it), that build is as clean as it can be.

    Should start my new amp build on my next time off, almost done with the CAD work for the chassis drilling pattern.

    Cheers mate!
     
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    Thank you thank you. Interested to see what you've got going on.
     
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    I'm assuming this is the Chupacabra? I've got the 50 watter. Killer amp, my only complaint is that it seems to get really noisy with a boost out front for thrash tones compared to my Splawn or Friedman.
     

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