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More 1590A builds...
« on: November 18, 2019, 09:10:23 AM »
So after my little sojourn into the land of larger enclosures, I have gone back to the cramped confines of the 1590A  ;D  Here are a few that I have finished up in the last month or so.

And if you ever want to know what I've been working on, I keep the archive section of my website pretty up-to-date.  Check it out here:
https://www.schutone.com/2019-2/

Transmission Boost - This is my take on the Hudson Broadcast.  I took the main circuit and just omitted the transformer at the end of the circuit.  It still has some great sounding GE boost to it, and the range switch really adds some versatility.


Codebreaker - This is a pretty standard Blues Driver in a 1590A.  For the gain pot instead of using the 250kA Dual Gang, I used a 250kB linear Dual Gang.


Gargantua Jr Fuzz Face & Treble Booster - This is a dual pedal in one 1590A.  There is a GE Fuzz Face and a GE Rangemaster.  The toggle is an on/on/on switch that lets you have just the Fuzz, just the Treble Booster or in the middle, the Rangemaster into the Fuzz Face.


Detonator Jr 18V - This is the same circuit I've posted before, the Colorsound Overdriver, but I added a charge pump to convert it to 18V, making it a Power Booster in a 1590A.


Iron Fury - This is a Riot-like distortion pedal


Bender - GE Tone Bender MKII.  Added controls for Bias of Q2 and tone control added to the end.



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Re: More 1590A builds...
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2019, 09:26:16 AM »
I'm starting to think the forum needs to send you a free 1550G enclosure as some kind of intervention!

Nice work :)
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Re: More 1590A builds...
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2019, 09:42:42 AM »
Looks like someone is going to need a second sheet pan rack.  ;D
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Re: More 1590A builds...
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2019, 10:05:31 AM »
those look great! Did you have to do anything in particular to run the Rangemaster into the Fuzz Face? I have a ThroBak Strange Master I made that I want to run into a Ge Fuzz Face, it sounds great but also produces a really loud squeal with every Ge fuzz I've tried using it with.

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Re: More 1590A builds...
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2019, 12:08:55 PM »
Looks like someone is going to need a second sheet pan rack.  ;D

My literal nightmare is having to explain that one to my wife....

those look great! Did you have to do anything in particular to run the Rangemaster into the Fuzz Face? I have a ThroBak Strange Master I made that I want to run into a Ge Fuzz Face, it sounds great but also produces a really loud squeal with every Ge fuzz I've tried using it with.

Nothing special between the two circuits.  I've done this a few times with Sun Lion-esque circuits and never had a problem with it.  With your Strange Master, did it squeal on both the GE and silicon sides?  Not sure if it makes a difference or not.

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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2019, 01:30:36 PM »
I'll have to check but I think it was both. Maybe I just need to try a plain vanilla Rangemaster and see how it works.