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chuckbuick

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FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« on: April 14, 2016, 06:35:08 PM »
First was the FX56 American Metal.  Then came the FX56-B Super American Metal.  And now here is the FX56-C Ultimate American Metal.  It is built on a GCFX Helvete (HM-2) PCB.  The American Metal and HM-2 share the same circuit topography, just different component values.  I haven't had a chance to compare it to my HM-2 clone yet but that's on the to-do list.












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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2016, 07:10:30 PM »
Love it! Instant nostalgia and intrigue😎

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2016, 09:43:48 PM »
The artwork is spot on. That looks great.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2016, 10:53:18 PM »
Perfect inside & out.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2016, 11:53:16 PM »
That design is classy. Love the purple!
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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2016, 03:03:09 AM »
great build, looks like you spent some time getting that artwork just right!

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2016, 09:14:36 AM »
Awesomeness. The FX56 was my first hi-gainer back in the 80s. I thought it was the coolest thing ever. Havnt heard one in years.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2016, 11:14:30 AM »
Exceptional !
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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2016, 12:52:44 PM »
cool build. I loved the old DOD chorus, blue box.
Artwork is great, how do you get those good results?  ;D

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2016, 01:01:01 PM »
Thanks dudes.  I've been using Silhouette clear adhesive-backed decal stock.  It's printed out at best quality on an ink-jet printer.  Since 95% of my builds never leave my house I skip on clear-coating the decals.  Once I took my rattle-can skills out of my builds things started going better.  The enclosures are Hammond factory powdercoated.  They call it light gray but it is damn near white.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2016, 09:22:28 AM »
I love the graphics.

Really really nice build dude.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2016, 09:55:26 AM »
Great build. Those Boss "middle" knobs are my favorites. I've been using them exclusively for a couple of years.

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Re: FX56-C Ultimate American Metal
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2016, 10:36:13 AM »
That's fantastic!