Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

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Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by jasonwalston » Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:38 am

Picked this up at an estate sale today. Anyone have any clues?

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Re: Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by Squirrel » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:40 am

Judging from the positioning of the switches and indicator light I'm guessing it started life as something else (probably a PA system or the amplifier section from an organ) and then got converted into a guitar amp with a home-made front panel. Could you post a picture of the back and the underside of it?

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Re: Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by jasonwalston » Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:03 pm

you're exactly right, the front and back panels were added later. ill take them off later and see what i can find. its not a finished build by any stretch but there are some parts there i can use.

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Re: Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by jasonwalston » Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:06 pm

i guess the more important question is what will it become? ideas? suggestions?

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Re: Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by Witchburner » Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:38 pm

jasonwalston wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:06 pm
i guess the more important question is what will it become? ideas? suggestions?
I'm dying to see whats inside.

I'd build a hiwatt 50 :blush:

Do you know if the transformer is functional?

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Re: Can anyone identify this vintage amp chassis?

Post by sir h c » Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:22 pm

Looks like a Bogen. A lot of these use much lower supply voltages than the Fenders and Hiwatts (they were looking to keep the tubes running a long time, not maximum output levels). So, might need to "go down a notch" in tubes from 6L6 to 6V6 to push the tubes. Could make a killer deluxe.

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