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Greetings everyone,

Name is Yann, french canadian from some lost city in the (relatively) northern part of Quebec. I'm a mining technician specialised in CAD modelisation and planning and I currently work in a gold project in Nunavut (fly-in / fly-out on a 14/14 schedule). Been playing guitar for a little over 10 years, mostly in metal bands but have failed to even release a single record.


Now as far as amp build goes, I'm an hobbyist with very little background in electronics. I bought my first kit in 2012, a Weber 8CM100 kit, and learnt everything by readings various books (I own some but not all of TUT books) and youtube video (Uncle Doug to name one of my favorite). It took me 2 years to complete this first amp, used it for a while with my band and helped the other guitarist who bought a Weber Halle at the same time I got my 8CM100 to get his amp to work too. So far, here's a list of the amps I've built or rebuilt:

- Weber 8CM100 (rebuilt from scratch, added a clean channel and extra gain stage, master volume, depth control and shitload of switches)
- Weber Halle (added a PPIMV)
- Weber 6M45P (added a PPIMV, Plexi/JCM switch)
- '73 Traynor Bassmaster (rebuilt from scratch, amp was in a real bad shape)
- Bruce Egnater's 50w Boutikit (stock)
- Ceriatone HRM100 MKII (added LP's Master Volume, external HRM tone stack mod)
- London Power 3 Channels (current project)

So thats that, I've also built a couple of pedals and put together 2 guitars from kits. I really enjoy building stuff, but I can't really say that I'm an expert when it comes to the theory around amplifiers, I learn what I need when I need it and go with the flow I guess.

Cheers!
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Greetings! - by Vostre Roy - 11-06-2018, 02:45 PM
RE: Greetings! - by K O'Connor - 11-07-2018, 03:24 PM

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