Four grands' worth of valves?

bandit pilot

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800 Watts eh? The pictures are very deceiving because every valve in there must be a 519 and the transformers must be as big as a fridge. Billy bargain though, for something that looks home made by a gorilla with missing fingers.

 

crimsondonkey

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Looks like a hunk of junk that doesn't work to me - £4k of any audiophile's money then?

 

rabski

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I'd conservatively value that at £40. And even then I'd want to plug it in on the end of a very long lead, outdoors and with a fire-extinguisher handy.

 

pmac

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I'd conservatively value that at £40. And even then I'd want to plug it in on the end of a very long lead, outdoors and with a fire-extinguisher handy.
You always did flaunt your extravagance Richard. BTW, you missed the decimal point between the 4 and the 0

:D

 

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That must be a fairly serious power transformer & choke but the rest isn't worth anything. Who needs an 800W mono amp?

 

rabski

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That must be a fairly serious power transformer & choke but the rest isn't worth anything. Who needs an 800W mono amp?
I did originally assume it was 2 channel, as the jauntily angled XLR connectors cleverly positioned over existing holes led to that belief. However, closer examination reveals the legends '2 ohms' and '4 ohms' artfully added by each, which rather puts the dampeners on the original thought.

I think your use of the word 'fairly' before the 'serious' is quite reasonable. Though I would question the relevance of the latter.

Frankly, I'd be amazed if that heap of garbage could produce 80 watts without expiring in a could of smoke and sparks and I certainly wouldn't want to be anywhere near it at the time.

 

pmac

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Cheeky fecker! I know it's not mine as the are nowhere near enough clip leads!
'Sfunny, I thought it might have been your latest creation, the SHIT amp (the "H" bit representing "hilarious")

:p

 

i_should_coco

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This is the one you want.

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