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Started by Puguglybonehead, October 17, 2011, 05:50:19 PM
Quote from: Puguglybonehead on June 11, 2012, 08:41:57 PMThanks for the replies! (both of you) I will get around to purchasing Jack Darr's book soon. The Kay and Harmony amps probably would have been from Danelectro. I don't think they would build for Valco (a competitor at the time) but the approach is probably similar. The Gretsch Gadabout is listed on one music shop's site as being rated 6 watts. (already sold, unfortunately) Probably the same power output for the Safari. They ran on AC power or on two 6-volt rechargable batteries. (early gel-cells?) They came with an 8-inch alnico Jensen, (a pair of them in the Safari) I just really liked the sound sample I heard. Sort of like an AC 30 playing in a shoebox. Being able to do small street festivals with that kind of sound would be great. I'll probably end up with the actual amp before I can ever locate a schematic.
Quote from: joecool85 on June 14, 2012, 04:35:56 PMThe batteries were almost definitely SLA (sealed lead acid) batteries, not gel type.