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Jan 11, 2021 at 8:22 AM Post #1,666 of 2,286

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HA!

HERE WE GO BROWNIES!!!

That was a lot of fun!!
 
Jan 12, 2021 at 1:07 PM Post #1,667 of 2,286

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@bcowen what happened? What are they looking at 'Show us your Head-Fi station??? Did you say something funny ? .

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Jan 12, 2021 at 3:39 PM Post #1,668 of 2,286

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I decided to make another loaner Incubus amp but this time in spalted maple with purple heart splines. The amp will then go to @Ripper2860 while I do some tweaks on his amp, then on to @sam6550a to get his opinion on the amp. Nothing real fancy on this one other than the cabinet. I may loan some purple cables with it, just to set it off a bit.

Woods of choice.

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@bcowen what happened? What are they looking at 'Show us your Head-Fi station??? Did you say something funny ? .

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I probably said something funny, but I have no idea what you're talking about. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:
 
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I decided to make another loaner Incubus amp but this time in spalted maple with purple heart splines.

Love the wood. You're good at doing this. I'm just thinking of the Nirvana with the wooden enclosure. You could turn out a wooden enclosure much better. Imagine a purple heart splines enclosure.
 
Jan 12, 2021 at 7:18 PM Post #1,671 of 2,286

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I probably said something funny, but I have no idea what you're talking about. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes: :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:

You're blind. Can't you see 37 users and 44 guests looking in when I was giving the 'fourscore and seven years' speech at 5am. Simon and Art Garfunkel sang Sound of Silence at 3am and I sang mine at 5am.
 
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You're blind. Can't you see 37 users and 44 guests looking in when I was giving the 'fourscore and seven years' speech at 5am. Simon and Art Garfunkel sang Sound of Silence at 3am and I sang mine at 5am.

So that's why I woke up with a headache. :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes::stuck_out_tongue:
 
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I decided to make another loaner Incubus amp but this time in spalted maple with purple heart splines. The amp will then go to @Ripper2860 while I do some tweaks on his amp, then on to @sam6550a to get his opinion on the amp. Nothing real fancy on this one other than the cabinet. I may loan some purple cables with it, just to set it off a bit.

Woods of choice.

spalted maple and purple heart..jpg


IMG_1449 (1).jpg

Is the spalted maple an upgrade from my cardboard? I'm wondering if I should be feeling jealous. :sweat::sweat:
 
Jan 12, 2021 at 7:35 PM Post #1,674 of 2,286

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Is the spalted maple an upgrade from my cardboard? I'm wondering if I should be feeling jealous. :sweat::sweat:
Na your case is special, your amp has its own shipping carton.
 
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HA!

HERE WE GO BROWNIES!!!

That was a lot of fun!!

GO BROWNS!!! Wasn't able to watch unfortunately, had to work, but caught bits and followed along as I could, incredible win. Coming off of five 13 hour night shifts in a row, my life is in shambles. Now that I have rejoined the world of the humans, going to see if I can get some work done on the 841 amp over the next two days. Started working on my radio restoration today, but didn't have the energy to take pics and whatnot, more to come on that front.
 
Jan 13, 2021 at 4:52 AM Post #1,677 of 2,286

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GO BROWNS!!! Wasn't able to watch unfortunately, had to work, but caught bits and followed along as I could, incredible win. Coming off of five 13 hour night shifts in a row, my life is in shambles. Now that I have rejoined the world of the humans, going to see if I can get some work done on the 841 amp over the next two days. Started working on my radio restoration today, but didn't have the energy to take pics and whatnot, more to come on that front.

Thanks for all that you and many , many others do working in your field. What a terrible health crisis that we are in. I never , ever imagined anything like this.
Thanks...you people are real troopers.
Many people take the people on the front lines for granted...just think, where would we be without them all ?
 
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As there seem to be lots of NOS tube experts here, I have a question:

Back in the 90s, I bought a number of these ECC83s from Centre Electronics in Birmingham (UK). They are NOS (plain white boxes), apparently Yugoslavian. They have an ‘O‘-getter. I wonder if they might be Ei? Any ideas?

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Sound is both warm and detailed.

Labels wipe off very easily (in fact, it happened during photographing - see lower code)...
 
Jan 13, 2021 at 7:38 AM Post #1,679 of 2,286

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Thanks for all that you and many , many others do working in your field. What a terrible health crisis that we are in. I never , ever imagined anything like this.
Thanks...you people are real troopers.
Many people take the people on the front lines for granted...just think, where would we be without them all ?

Thanks Joe, I appreciate that, certainly has been interesting at work, very much looking forward to getting back to some sort of normality, hopefully later this year.

As there seem to be lots of NOS tube experts here, I have a question:

Back in the 90s, I bought a number of these ECC83s from Centre Electronics in Birmingham (UK). They are NOS (plain white boxes), apparently Yugoslavian. They have an ‘O‘-getter. I wonder if they might be Ei? Any ideas?

2689E72D-A410-4374-9D1F-D0307EFD2DCE.jpeg


BFF99C7D-7003-4004-9927-D9BCDBB7A46F.jpeg


520E56EC-1690-4342-AEE4-F920B5A208AC.jpeg


10835C18-2FE0-4727-928A-F7E2B7BBDE7E.jpeg


E2B00AF2-826C-425B-8CC9-D81B107F8AAF.jpeg

Sound is both warm and detailed.

Labels wipe off very easily (in fact, it happened during photographing - see lower code)...

I'm not super familiar with internal construction of ECC83, perhaps someone else here is, but there appears to be a date code on one side of the tube, have a picture that shows it?
 
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Not easy to decipher, I’m afraid:

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