D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

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D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by The Captain » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:37 pm

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Bam! As before, Mullard OC84 chewiness all the way with a few choice refinements. Units #200 onwards will have...

1) Updated graphics. Still not an exact replica of the original on this level. Its 2010 not 1966 but the wink and the nod to the past is a tad closer than before. The font types used are true to the originals but we opted to keep the 'professional' printing a little tighter than it is on the original units. For why? Cleaner print to box ratio and tighter looking graphics on a whole.

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2) Cliff bug eyes. They be cool, ay. Wanted to use em ever since Philip posted one of the original Sola Sound ads.

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3) Fresh and clean Vishay capacitors. Using and sourcing old shit on this level is doing my head in. Too many inconsistencies and measuring each and every cap get pretty dull and fast. The Vishay shit is the shit. Tight tolerance, high quality, clean tones, long life span. :tu:

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4) Non-blacked out internals. Enclosure manufacturers, gifted folk, a law unto themselves.

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5) A sexy Sola Sound sticker on the base plate.

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6) ...and the ability to achieve Rock God like status with the click of a switch :badteeth:

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Post by wheelman » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:44 pm

That is schaaaaweeet.
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by Stu » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:45 pm

:badlove:
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by Electric Warrior » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:46 pm

The Captain wrote: 1) Updated graphics. Still not an exact replica of the original on this level. Its 2010 not 1966 but the wink and the nod to the past is a tad closer than before. The font types used are true to the originals but we opted to keep the 'professional' printing a little tighter than it is on the original units. For why? Cleaner print to box ratio and tighter looking graphics on a whole.
Looking much better now! Good job! :tu:
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by Laundromat » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:52 pm

Banging out 200 of these is really something, plus all the regular MKII's. :drunk:
Condolences, the bums lost!
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Post by jetofuj » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:56 pm

:badlove:
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Post by the treble boost kid » Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:10 pm

has nothing to do with it.......but this jacked me up so much i started doing that wah solo to CREAM's WHITE ROOM in my head.
ya know.......

WWWWWAAAAAAAAAA NNNNAAA NNNAAA KNNNNEEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWW WAAAAAAAA NAAAAA NAAAAA KNEEEEEWWWWWWWWW DOOOO DOOOOOOOOOO DOOO LEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
DOOOOOOOOO !!!!!!!!!!!!

AND THEN I GETS ALL...........

S A B B A T H

AND....OH LORD YA !!!!!!!!!
:phpslayer:
Let's be fucking honest........
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJF6kk7fjNk
T I E - F I G H T E R..........L E T S R O L L !!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFNs0RALUQw
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by controller700 » Wed Nov 24, 2010 11:25 pm

THANK YOU CAPTAIN FOR POSTING THIS!!!

I came up on the list on monday and made my deposit for masterpiece #205... :crackjam:

Lovely that I´ll get the bulk eye knobbies, but the black inner side had a cooler vibe.
Anyway - I´m so f**king excited about it :rattle:
I don't know what the hell it does, but it's definitely doing it!!
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by I am Incinerator » Thu Nov 25, 2010 12:13 am

Right on! Can't wait. Not particular about old crusty parts used...as long as in the end, the sound is old and crusty using parts that will last longer.

no one wants a fuzz that can't fuzz no more :banger:
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Re: D*A*M/Sola Sound Professional MKII, batch 2...

Post by emeka » Thu Nov 25, 2010 2:01 am

Lookin' great! :badlove:

Two things-

1) Hook Jon at Downstroke up with your bug eyes supplier pretty please.

2) How many DAM/Sola MKIIs ended up with the Russian guts? I gots one and the interior looks absolutely militant.

Thanks Cap!
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