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    Hand made valves for amplifiers - worth 15 minutes of your time to watch :)


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    enjoyed that

    Brings back a lot of memories, too!

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    That was rather interesting but the music was damn annoying.
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    I don't know what these are, or what they do, but the way that guy is hand making them is sh!t hot!
    Must take some time though.
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    I was absolutely captivated by that

    nice find, and a very skilled chap indeedy

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    I remember my dad making his own valve amps back when I was little, he used to get all the bits he needed from a place called Rapkins in town. I used to sit there captivated by the glowing pulsing light in some of the valves.

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    Ironically, the most expensive audio amps in the world today use Valves

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tangoid View Post
    I used to sit there captivated by the glowing pulsing light in some of the valves.
    Thats why there been a sudden return of them to the audio scene ( not to mention they sound better)
    Quote Originally Posted by domino View Post
    Ironically, the most expensive audio amps in the world today use Valves
    Yeh but they look soooo damn sexy
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    My dad worked with these a lot.

    Much of the electronic equipment that's now dry stored in the garage has valves in them (or bottles, as they're affectionately known). Some are as small as a AAA battery, others look like Vacuum flasks!

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