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New cab for a Pro Jr

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Started working on a new cabinet for a Pro Jr. Solid figured maple, big enough to stuff any 12” speaker into.

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Usual construction methods.

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Always like seeing build pix!

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Hey Mel. I’m also working on a new Mini with an EF86 preamp, like an old AC4. I’d sure like to run it past you when it’s done.

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That's going to be gorgeous! Love the shield!

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Super clean work! What jig do you use for the joints?

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Very, very nice!! You do beautiful work, Powdog! (As a cabinet maker I consider myself a pretty good judge of that stuff...)

Just curious -- is that hard maple?

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Looking great! Curious what mods you may be doing to the Pro Jr amp.

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Bigger 1x12 cabinets do wonders for the Pro Jr. Amp. I did some recording with one with a celestion blue in it. Really sounded good.

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I get my hardwood from a supplier that does a lot of wood floors, so I suppose it’s rock maple. Doubt it’s big leaf.

I have the big Porter Cable jig and a 3hp PC router. The 1/2” collet helps a lot when cutting really hard woods.

I think the only mod planned is the NFB bypass switch. A 12” speaker makes a huge difference.

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Oh yeah,super stoked at how this is going to turn out!!!

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Super nice dovetail joints. I always admire, and respect top drawer woodworking skills. You do great work Powdog, it's a thing of beauty.

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Wow, that looks amazing!

Definitely interested in finding out more about that Mini with the AC4 front end. I'll be gigging my mini for the first time next Saturday.

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Awesome cab. Way overkill nice to have Chinese made Pro Junior guts inside.

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Awesome cab. Way overkill nice to have Chinese made Pro Junior guts inside.

– guitarcapo

That was sorta the plan initially when Ethan and I talked about this along with another build in the future. Of course it just started out as a simple cab swap,the usual for a PJ...make a good sounding amp mucho better.However after helping my niece start college this year for pre-Law,my daughter graduating early and then Florence dipping her hand my wallet for the crap she tore up on the farm weeks ago...for now it’ll have to retain the stock guts.At a later time I’ll most likely just send the chassis back.

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Getting darker. The figure’s really popping.

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Gettin pretty shiny


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