Amp build tools/supplies

12th Annual CARVERFEST 2018 September 5th - 19th
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packratt
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Amp build tools/supplies

Post by packratt » Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:28 pm

What tools and supplies would it be a good idea to bring for the amp build?

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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by frenchguy » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:36 pm

allen wrenches, solder & iron, screwdrivers, both flat & phillips, small ajustable wrench, pliers, wire cutters & wire strippers, small hemostats to hold things while you solder can be of some help! small wire ties, maybe a magnifying glass, patience & alcohol & weed! :-) 8) :lol:
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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by Snoop65 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:22 pm

frenchguy wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:36 pm
allen wrenches, solder & iron, screwdrivers, both flat & phillips, small ajustable wrench, pliers, wire cutters & wire strippers, small hemostats to hold things while you solder can be of some help! small wire ties, maybe a magnifying glass, patience & alcohol & weed! :-) 8) :lol:
Alcohol and weed :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by BarryG » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:11 pm

Lol alcohol and weed!

I’ll be bringing my fluke dvm too

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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by Zoot Horn » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:03 pm

I think Ray has everyone covered regarding solder :lol: :D

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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by Magnaryder » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:29 am

Funny George 8-[ I use that solder on my bikes. One of the NOs got into the wiring and found my repair joints. He was shocked how secure it is still after all these years. Now it's the repair technique of choice for Maggots. Not to be used on the BobFather's tube gear tho :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by Zoot Horn » Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:48 am

You gotta admit,, that was some serious solder,, enjoy the fest and the amp build,, wish we were going to be there. Have fun!!!!

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Re: Amp build tools/supplies

Post by kve777 » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:42 pm

I've got some high silver content solder. Bringing about two pounds or so.

I'll have a big collection of vintage 12AT7/12AX7 tubes, many for sale and/or rolling.

I will be bringing a tube tester and a TEK 'scope as well.
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