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Gretsch Dual Twin (6161)


 
12/14/2005 11:09 AM
mike
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Gretsch Dual Twin (6161)
Hi everyone,  
I need to find an output transformer for this amp, it is a Valco 510-24 design and has 6973 output tubes. One schematic I've found speced a 6528, but I don't know the mfg for it. It is marked T360-G. Any help would be greatly appreciated.  
thanks,  
m.
 
12/14/2005 1:28 PM
Chris/CMW amps
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Hi Mike  
 
If it's a 4 ohms secundary one contact Paul at MercuryMagnetics.com  
 
Hope this helps,  
 
Chris
 
 
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12/14/2005 6:15 PM
John Martin
That transformer was nothing special. I replaced one with one of the Hammond "universal" units and the amp sounded great. A lot of those Valco transformers were pretty low end parts.  
 
 
 
jm
 
12/15/2005 5:18 AM
mike
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Hi John,  
Which model hammond did you use?  
m.
 
12/15/2005 6:15 AM
mike
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Thanks Paul,  
He's got one on right on his site, a bit pricey (probably worth it though) Any other options out there?  
m.
 
12/15/2005 8:47 AM
Bruce /Mission Amps
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I'd try a reissue Deluxe Reverb OT as a replacement.  
I bet an inexpensive Hammond 125E at aroun 6K-8K would work too.  
 
Bruce
 
12/16/2005 3:44 PM
John Martin
I used the 125D as it fit the mounting holes exactly and was very close in all the other dimensions. The Dlx Rev trans will certainly work if you can make it fit.  
 
 
 
jm
 
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