36 watt transformers

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36 watt transformers

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Hi all
Having built and continually tweaking my 18 watt builds, I am thinking about building a 36 watter.
Apart from more volume, are there any other benefits - more headroom, punch ( expense ) ?
Also, I am in the UK and Ampmaker did have a kit but they have downsized. Primary Windings, who were making their transformers may be able to help I expect.
Tube Town in Germany sell some but not sure If anyone has good or bad things to say about them.
Hammond may have some too and they did have a distributor here in the UK.
As always, look forward to any feedback and advice.
Jim
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Hi..
I'm from Belgium and I purchase a lot from Tube-Town. I actually have a 36W tremolo TMB which contains the Inmadout transformers Tube-Town sells as their house brand.
The 36w is not punchier, just more headroom. I like the 18W better.. but that's my opinion. The 36W is still a great amp
When those EL34 start roaring...wow!
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For me the difference is what tubes I get to play with. EL34 are my favorites, so that's why I build 36/40 versions.

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Bieworm wrote: ↑
Fri 02/04/22 1:18 pm
Hi..
I'm from Belgium
We all have our personal problems :wink: but don't worry, you're among friends :)
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zaphod_phil wrote: ↑
Wed 02/09/22 10:27 pm
Bieworm wrote: ↑
Fri 02/04/22 1:18 pm
Hi..
I'm from Belgium
We all have our personal problems :wink: but don't worry, you're among friends :)
Thanks for the kind words ZP! I know I'm well surrounded πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘Œ
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