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Bajaguy

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Re: Another cool but dangerous antique
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2014, 04:51:49 PM »
That's a hell of a cool link! I'm thinking that could fit the bill nicely for this amp.....


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Re: Another cool but dangerous antique
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2014, 10:17:04 PM »
I second the scrap and build a better outhouse suggestion. Those amps don't seem to make good tone for guitar so I think other ideas would be time better spent. Just one man's opinion mind you.

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Re: Another cool but dangerous antique
« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2014, 11:21:04 AM »
It was a crock the day some accountant "designed" it, and the only way from here is up.  Jack up the doorhandles and put a new car in between.

The case seems okay, but a total internal transplant into a nice little 15W boo-teek amp with efficient 12-inch speaker would transform it into something worth owning and taking to a gig.

The only place for a restoration to original is safely in a locked glass case.

The "Lamington" isn't so much a design as a state of mind.  What have you got/can get, how much imagination can you bring to scrounging the hardware?

The original, and a couple of variants;






http://www.ozvalveamps.org/ava100/ava100project.htm
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