Building the famous 1974X Marshall 18 Watt

Building the famous 1974X Marshall 18 Watt

The amp the started it all. The 1974X is a very popular build amongst DIY amp builders. Some say it holds that classic Marshall tone. My Build starts 18watt.com and my dad, as usual. During my first year at uni dad started building the Marshall and it just sounded...

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Building a Mini Marshall Plexi

Building a Mini Marshall Plexi

Inspired by the sound of my JCM800 I longed for a more portable version with the same snarl and drive. It was then that I discovered Terry Stinger’s Plexi SE, a 5 watt version of the 6L6 based Marshall classic. [ngg src="galleries" ids="10" display="basic_thumbnail"...

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The 1950’s style Fender Champ

The 1950’s style Fender Champ

Technically the second amplifier I built, the 5F2A Fender Champ build was created out of left over parts. I had a bunch of leftover wood, tolex and fibreboard from the 18 Watt 1974X build ( and the green from dad’s build). [ngg src="galleries" ids="68"...

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