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Backlighting and CRATE

1/7/2001 8:30 PM
Joe Gagan
Backlighting and CRATE
Thanks, Richie,  
I appreciate the compliment.  
Of course I was inspired by the old Ampegs, that was such a nice design. Reminded me of a city skyline at night.  
Crate has a see through grille on their Blue Voodoo heads, but on their publicity photos I wondered if they augmented the tube glow with a little extra lighting. Hughes & Kettner marketing people also seem to exaggerate the glow of the tubes in their ads.  
Ours is actually going to have low voltage lights [colors] strategically placed in the inside. Hey,if we can't make it beautiful, why bother? So much other stuff [tolex, boring boxes] has already been done.

Sean Weatherford Joe,The Hughes and ... -- 1/8/2001 2:53 AM
Stephen Conner photographing tubes -- 1/8/2001 12:25 PM
PeterF Re: Backlighting and CRATE -- 1/8/2001 7:32 PM