What would you build?

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What would you build?

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I have a DeVille as my clean headroom amp. It has the global MV, BF tone stack, and dual clean channel mods from Frommel, from before I decided to start messing with amps. As a pure pedal platform, I have zero complaints. That said, it's got a huge Chassis and a good-enough cab filled with some pretty nice WGS 10s. I don't play it anymore, now that I'm playing my own amps. So now every time I see it all I can do is think about what I'd like to convert it into.

What would you build? A '59 Bassman seems like the natural fit, but I think I'd get bored with that. I've got a Headfirst Mini PCB I could throw in there, but I dunno... so many options. I'll probably use the 6L6s and the existing iron for now. I have an 18w TMB Xtra on the bench, an EF8615watt, and my son's Mojo 18w TMB which are all getting good use, so no need to hit those niches.

What would you build in that big ass chassis?
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Re: What would you build?

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cstenger5 wrote:
Tue 11/23/21 12:38 pm
I have a DeVille as my clean headroom amp. It has the global MV, BF tone stack, and dual clean channel mods from Frommel, from before I decided to start messing with amps. As a pure pedal platform, I have zero complaints. That said, it's got a huge Chassis and a good-enough cab filled with some pretty nice WGS 10s. I don't play it anymore, now that I'm playing my own amps. So now every time I see it all I can do is think about what I'd like to convert it into.

What would you build? A '59 Bassman seems like the natural fit, but I think I'd get bored with that. I've got a Headfirst Mini PCB I could throw in there, but I dunno... so many options. I'll probably use the 6L6s and the existing iron for now. I have an 18w TMB Xtra on the bench, an EF8615watt, and my son's Mojo 18w TMB which are all getting good use, so no need to hit those niches.

What would you build in that big ass chassis?
Chris... IMHO it's definitely worth it to stroll down brownface alley... the 6G4 super maybe? With that super harmonic vibrato..
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Hadn't even thought about that. That could be cool as hell. Thanks!
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Re: What would you build?

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Ah, too many tubes in that one.
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That 6G3 I built is real fun too..I couldn't miss it anymore

Or wait till I finish my 5F4 with bias vary trem!! I'm building it right now
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