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B-911Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 1 by Tino Zottola
Building your own vacuum tube guitar or bass amplifier from scratch is truly an exciting experience. This book describes the detailed construction of five vacuum tube amplifiers.
$25.95
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B-726Principles of Power by Kevin O'Connor
Principles of Power
A Practical Guide to Tube Power Amplifier Design
By Kevin O'Connor
Offers a simplified method for designing tube power amps for audio. Tube operation is explained, as are circuit principles. Class-A or B, cathode, fixed bias, and push-pull and single-ended designs are covered, as are many front-end circuits. Includes designs using off-the-shelf transformers and current production tubes. Power outputs of 15 to 400W are depicted using pentodes and true triodes. Also, covers power supplies, selected tube data, and information on Hammond and Plitron transformers.
$44.00
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B-915Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 2 by Tino Zottola

The follow up to Volume 1 in the series, covering more advanced amplifier construction projects for the experienced builder. Includes detailed plans for the following five classic tube amplifiers:



  • Deluxe (5E3) 15 watt amp with push-pull 6V6s
  • Bassman (5F6A) 50 Watt amp with push-pull 6L6s
  • AC30 Top Boost 30 watt amp with quad push-pull EL84s with Top Boost Mods - minus Vibrato circuit
  • Plexi Super Lead (1959) 100 watt amp with quad push-pull EL34s with master volume mod
  • Twin Reverb (AB763) with quad push-pull 6L6GCs wi

$26.00
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B-659Western Electric Tube Data, 2nd Edition
Western Electric Tube Data
Hard-to-find data for 44 Western Electric tube types (205D, 300B, 350B, etc.) popular for audio use and early tube collecting. Includes pictures of tubes and complete operating characteristics and curves.
240 pages, 1.5 lbs, 8.5" x 11".
$9.95
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B-952The Les Paul Guitar Book by Tony Bacon

The Les Paul Guitar Book by Tony Bacon Tony Bacon's definitive guide to Gibson's most famous guitar moves into its latest and most complete version yet with this new and thoroughly revised edition.


$17.95
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B-957The Fender® Bassman 5F6-A, 3rd Edition by Richard Kuehnel
The Fender Bassman 5F6-A
Circuit Analysis of a Legendary Tube Amplifier
By Richard Kuehnel
Guitar amplifier designers have tweaked, enhanced, or occasionally just copied the Bassman's push-pull class AB design for decades. This advanced book conducts an in-depth analysis of the 1959 model 5F6A, considered by many to be the Bassman at its very best. Step-by-step the author presents all the graphs and formulas a Bassman-inspired circuit designer could ever want.
220 pages, 1.1 lbs
$49.95
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B-942The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy 1915-1963 by Robb Lawrence
The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy - 1915-1963
By Robb Lawrence Foreword by Les Paul
Journey through the career of musical giant, milestone guitarist and recording innovator Les Paul and marvel at the world of cutting-edge guitar design!
This lavishly illustrated book emerged out of author Robb Lawrence's years of research, interviews, and extensive research vintage articles. It's all here: the factory pictures, the designers, the electronics.
$27.95
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B-933Building Vacuum Tube Guitar & Bass Amplifiers, Volume 3
The follow up to Volume 1 and 2 in the series, covering advanced amplifier construction projects for the experienced builder.
Includes detailed plans for replicas of the following five classic tube amplifiers:
  • VOX AC15 (minus Vibrato) 15 watt amp with push-pull EL84s.
  • Marshall 1958 18 watt amp with push-pull EL84s.
  • Fender Princeton Reverb 15 watt amp with push-pull 6V6GTs.
  • Gibson EH150 25 watt amp with push-pull 6L6Gs.
  • Hiwatt DR103 100 watt amp with quad push-pull EL34s.
120 pages, spiral bound
$25.95
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B-925Electric Guitar Amplifier Handbook by Jack Darr
New reprint of the 4th edition of this book, originally published in 1973. Discusses signal amplification theory, how each part functions in an amplifier and contains many schematics and amps popular at the time.
Softbound, 382 pages (222 pages of schematics)
$28.95
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B-945Electric Guitars by Robert Goudy
Electric Guitars
By Robert Goudy
With over 450 color photographs, this book presents a brilliant review of electric guitars from their early years in the mid-20th century to the present day. A broad range of instruments are illustrated, produced by companies both large and small, including Fender, Gibson, Guild, Ampeg, and Ibanez. Also included are a history of the development of the electric guitar, brief histories of the companies represented, and lists of serial numbers to assist in dating the instruments.
$31.95
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