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Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« on: January 27, 2020, 02:06:36 PM »
TRIIIUMVIRATE

Wrapped up my VFE-Triumvirate build this weekend. Having carefully pre-measured every component before committing it to solder, I didn't stop at the "rock it before you box it" step and proceeded directly to the "finish the enclosure, stuff it and fire it up" phase.

I was more pleased with what it does than surprised that it worked when I first fired it up. (I pre-measured all components before committing them to solder.) A 3-band distortion with this much control amongst the 3 separate bands is awesome! I excised no mods as the default build is a beautiful concept all by itself.


Really pleased with how the Gorva C65 enclosure takes waterslide decals. Then after two generous coats of Duplo rattle-can clear, a dozen light coats of MinWax make for decent protection.



The gutshot . . . .


I really wanted all 3 jacks top-mounted, so I had to get a little creative mounting them. I lost count how many times I measured the components and their respective relative distances and spacing. Got it down to 1mm tolerances. Still, I had to shave one of the jacks and its lock-washer.


Checking dimensions and PCB layout. Here's the component side of the boards.


Here's a shot of the solder side of the Triumvirate boards.


Stuffing test for decal testing in a Gorva C65 (125B style) enclosure.


Thanks for taking a peek!
« Last Edit: January 27, 2020, 05:34:18 PM by Cybercow »
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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2020, 02:53:22 PM »
That looks incredible, and so clean in and out.


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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2020, 03:26:01 PM »
Super clean build!  I appreciate all the pictures.  I like the idea of labeling the trims with marker, really smart, especially for this project.

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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2020, 03:32:20 PM »
Handsome and quality build! Definitely appreciate the thorough documentation as well!

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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2020, 04:26:15 PM »
Wow- the level of precision in your assembly is staggering to a new guy like me.
I like the layout of your graphics too- everything is labeled clearly and cogently regardless of the different knob sizes (a personal struggle I face.)
Super nice!
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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2020, 09:49:26 PM »
Professional looking build inside and out.   I just know I would screw up the drilling on this project.  :o

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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2020, 06:30:50 PM »
Damn fine job on the build inside and out.  I like the attention to detail on graphics, drawing attention to the 3-band aspect, and even the stomp nut is perfectly aligned.
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Re: Triiiumvirate Build Completed
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2020, 10:18:54 AM »
Thank you all! The kind comments are very much appreciated.
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