Finished! Kegger-designed SE EL84 monoblocks

Discussion in 'DIY' started by Redboy, May 22, 2010.

  1. Redboy

    Redboy a few good watts Subscriber

    These came together in an eleventh hour push. Yesterday Lance (westend) dropped off the bases, and last night I was up late huffing solder fumes, in a last desperate attempt to finish them before today's Cobblefest.

    Plugged them in and...





  2. Redboy

    Redboy a few good watts Subscriber

    Last edited: May 24, 2010
  3. JBCobra

    JBCobra JBCobra

  4. Urizen

    Urizen AK Subscriber Subscriber

    Too cool! Have fun at the cobble.
  5. spaceman

    spaceman Registered Lunatic

    Boy, they sure look nice. :thmbsp: Even mirror-imaged, like speakers should be. ;)
  6. watt

    watt no on

    Wow, Nate--for something that came together at the eleventh hour, those sure do look mighty fine.
  7. Squidward

    Squidward Scrappy Mod Moderator

    How are you running the 6AU6? It's an interesting tube, with a lot of uses.

    Is that a 6X4 for rectification?

    Nice looking work!
    Last edited: May 22, 2010
  8. dokblues

    dokblues Just Glad to be HERE! Moderator

    Nice Nate!! Those look Great!
  9. bsujeep

    bsujeep Go Boise State!!! Subscriber

    Ooo those look nice, can't wait for the reaction. Have fun at cobblefest.

  10. stereocuuple

    stereocuuple Two Channel Only

    very nice have a great fest guys:thmbsp:
  11. Mike Stehr

    Mike Stehr Poverty Audio

    Now if the OPT and PS transformer were chromed, you'd have something similar looking to a E.H Scott design.
  12. vincei

    vincei aka MasterControlMedia Subscriber

    Gorgeous looking, in fact, this project gave me the inspiration to build my amp I just finished, great work! :)
  13. JonL

    JonL Tubeulosis vinylitis Subscriber

    Gorgeous! I just love the consistent aluminum color, it plays well with the color of the plates in the tubes, and the light wood makes the whole thing pop. Beautiful. :drool:
  14. pharoah

    pharoah Active Member

    those are some extremely nice amps.:thmbsp:
  15. stanbp64

    stanbp64 Well-Known Member

    Beautiful amps!!:drool:
  16. djnagle

    djnagle Lunatic Member

    Very so-fist-tee-ka-ted looking Nate. We'll need a full report on the sound. Put little blue domes on the caps and they would look like a farm in Iowa.
  17. WhiteSE

    WhiteSE Is Lute Gluten Free?? Subscriber

    those do look awesome!!
  18. dpastern

    dpastern Banned

    They do look lovely! Some nice stain and lacquer on the bases...if only I had electronics abilities...

  19. cubby01

    cubby01 aka Buck Subscriber

    Nate, Everything that comes to mind is redundant. Beautiful. Well worth the journey.
  20. Dave C

    Dave C AK Subscriber Subscriber

    Interesting build Nate, Keep us posted.

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