PM1000 racked (pics)... Finally!

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PM1000 racked (pics)... Finally!

Post by phantom power » Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:02 pm

This is my first real DIY project. It took awhile, but it's finally done and they sound great!

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Thanks a lot to the Scum, digitaldrummer, Buddy Holly, Scodiddly, nate, and audioboffin for all the help.

I plan on screen printing labels for the controls soon.

Thanks again y'all!

-AE

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Post by Jeff White » Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:27 pm

That is one bad-mutha-fucka.

Nice work!

How difficult was it? I can solder well, but I'm a little gun-shy about just buying everything that I need to get this done.

Where did you get the rack case from?

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Post by digitaldrummer » Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:29 pm

congrats!

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Post by Nate Dort » Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:51 am

damn, this really makes me want to rack up those two channels I have. I've got a mile-long list of audio gear I need to work on, and the PM-1000s are somewhere in the middle.

congrats man.

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Post by buddy holly » Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:56 am

way 2 go!!! Looks awesome!

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Post by phantom power » Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:22 pm

Thanks guys.

ipressrecord,

I can't say that they were easy, because I don't have much to compare to, but I will say I was amazed that it wasn't hard. Even the metal work wasn't too bad. With the wealth of knowledge out there on these and the fact that, thanks to the good people of the TOMB you can pretty much get a question answered in less than 24 hours, you've got nothing to lose. The case was part of a trade. I think it's from par-metal. I got it from Buddy Holly, he'd know for sure.

nate,

With your apparent knowledge of electronics, I bet you could knock these out in an evening; 2 if you count the metal work.

-AE

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Post by honkyjonk » Thu Mar 20, 2008 1:58 pm

Damn Aaron! That thing is so bad ass. I had no idea you were gonna go crazy with cool ass knobs and everything.

I'm not seeing your output transformers. Where are they?
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Post by b3groover » Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:35 pm

Nice work! I just finished racking up some JLM Audio Dual99v preamps. Man... these things are insane!
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Post by buddy holly » Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:56 pm

b3groover wrote:Nice work! I just finished racking up some JLM Audio Dual99v preamps. Man... these things are insane!
now those are the one's i've been dying to hear!

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Post by Scodiddly » Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:18 am

Looks great! 8)

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Post by Trick Fall » Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:54 pm

That looks awesome. I only hope mine look half as good when I get around to racking them

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Post by audioboffin » Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:56 am

Hey great job! Fantastic choice of case and knobs, looks really boutique.
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