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    Quote Originally Posted by Made in 1968 View Post
    Andy:
    What make are those corner clamps?
    hi Andre

    They're cheap Chinese jobbies no brand. Do a search on ebay for corner clamps and you'll get a few options - 4 for less thank a tenner. Had em ages they are ok and do a job.
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    Are they a true 90 Degrees? Ive got a couple of old Marples jobbies but they can get really expensive..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Made in 1968 View Post
    Are they a true 90 Degrees? Ive got a couple of old Marples jobbies but they can get really expensive..
    Checked with a square and they seem ok, not the best finish but ok for what I need.
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    ok finished the side and front with some fillet to keep inplace. Ill drill them and use some s bolts for the fixing to the base and side.

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    With the top fitted for size , still need to cut to size and drill valve and ventilation holes. then ill veener it and add some trim to the edges. Another new adventure!

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    Quck update , sorted the wiring after some fettling by th egood mr FB who added a couple of gridstoppers to one of the valve bases .

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    I drilled some hole in the base for ventilation, thye will sit under the pcb.

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    After being reminded of what valves I should use There was glow stuff so I started on the sockets

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    Quick check for earthing etc and so now for a test out, All works! I need to tidy up the wirimg a bit but all sounds good .

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    Like it - good work
    Main system:

    Digital.
    Philips DCC 730
    Technics SL-PJ28A CD Player
    Analogue.
    Michell Orbe with arm decoupling kit & Pete's Pylons. SME V. Goldring Elite MC and Firebottle OTP MKII Phono Amp
    Lenco L75 in Birch ply plinth. Linn Basik Plus. Denon 103M cart Cairn Boost Phono Amp
    Network Player.
    Raspberry PI plus IQAudio DAC+ (also used as a CD player) plus Pi NAS Server
    Amp.
    Pure Sound A30
    Speakers
    Reiver Jenna floor standers
    HeadPhones.
    Sennheiser HD545 Ref, HD600, HD477
    Headphone Amp
    Myryad Z40 (also used as a pre amp)
    Backup Speakers.
    TDL RTL2, Some home made concoction...
    Backup Amps
    Audiolab 8000a, Armstrong something or other, Amstrad Quadraphonic something or other, home built EL34 power amps.....

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