Transistor Radio Amp Project

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Icedstevo, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. Icedstevo

    Icedstevo Member

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    Hey guys, check out this project I recently finished.

    I have this old germanium transistor radio that I modded into a little practice amp. It ended up being a little quieter than expected, so I tried using my rangemaster clone into it.

    :eeks

    Holy Crap!! This thing is a little rock machine!!


    I was so excited that I took a terrible phone video real quick to put up here on the forum.

    Check it out:

    (Please be nice and excuse the incredibly horrible shooting of the video and shoddy playing :cry:, this is just about how this baby sounds.)
     
  2. ispunk

    ispunk Supporting Member

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  3. Icedstevo

    Icedstevo Member

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    LOL, I know....I know....hence the warning that the video is terrible.

    Maybe i shouldn't have posted this garbage. I was just excited with how it ended up sounding.
     
  4. TheStallionMang

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    Sounds sweet. I went down this same rabbit hole two years ago. I ended up just gutting the radio and using the shell to install a little DIY Ruby Amp.

    Adding a DIY preamp like the RunoffGroove Supreaux Deux to the Ruby Poweramp, and you've got another rabbit hole to explore.

    Do it you'll love it.
     
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