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|3/11/2002 2:57 AM|
||Great kit Bruce! Any ideas on adding reverb?|
Really like this Tweedy Deluxe, great amp for medium to low volume gigs.
I've been thinking about reverb. Would it be difficult to add a simple BF style internal reverb. I expect the unit would be something mounted outside the tweed chassis. Maybe on the side, inside of the cabinet. Just curious mostly.
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|3/11/2002 4:24 PM|
|Bruce /Mission Amps
I'm working on 5E3 type amp with reverb circuit now.
|3/15/2002 3:59 AM|
I had posted about this on the amp forum, but I think it's probably scroll off of there by now. This isn't a BF style reverb, but...
Check out a schematic of a Gibson Falcon GA-19RVT. It is in the Pittman and Weber book if you have one of them. The Falcon is similar to a tweed Deluxe, but has reverb, tremolo and a line out tapped off of the speaker jack. The reverb and tremolo sound great. Seems like it could be added to a tweed deluxe fairly easily. Although I've never tried because I have a tweed falcon.
The schematic is on the net, but I can't seem link directly to it. If you don't have either of the books mentioned above, let me know and I will look it up and tell you how to find it on the net.
Actually the Gibson Falcon would be a great amp to homebrew. They use 6eu7's (low noise 12ax7's that run on 6v instead of 12v), a 7199 for the reverb and 2 6V6's. I've never tried one side by side with a tweed deluxe, but I'm sure it's in the same catagory.
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