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    'Ol Blue Eyes ST-120

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    Disles1

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    Join date : 2010-12-21
    Location : Calgary, Alberta

    'Ol Blue Eyes ST-120

    Post by Disles1 on Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:51 pm

    After pulling my hair out - not quite correct as I have very little hair - trying to de-bug a loud hum in my newly built ST-120 (which also went on to fry a Mullard rectifier) Bob Latino noticed that I had my input leads wired incorrectly. With the leads properly connected the amp is up and running beautifully. It is quite a performer.

    I have blue eyes so decided to paint the transformer end bells in Chevy blue with flat black plates. I'm using 1/2" EAR Isodamp C-1002 glued to black walnut as feet so as to dampen any chassis vibrations (with EAR SD125 under the chassis as well). The shellacked walnut feet match the front of a DIY preamp and turntable apron, so I call my rack a RetroRack (walnut having been popular in the olden days). The blue transformer caps coordinate nicely with the EAR and the JJ Electronic Blue Bottle KT88 power tubes.





    Last edited by Bob Latino on Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:04 am; edited 3 times in total (Reason for editing : Photo added)

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