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    Solar powered guitar amp
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    Solar amp parts list

    Speaker and cabinet from 15watt Peavey amp
    Circuit board from Danelectro Honeytone mini amp
    ACOPOWER 5 Watt 5W Mono Solar Panel for 12 Volt Battery Charging
    12 volt PowMr solar charge controller
    Powersonic PS-12 Volt/5 Amp Hour Sealed Lead Acid Battery
    Magnolian DC/DC Converter 12V to 9V

   Selected Past Projects

    Tincan #6-3 strings .017 .025 .034 tuned GDG 25 1/2 scale maple neck and fretboard Coil(2k)from CB Gitty Gold Foil Pickup-removed tin cover from pickup since video, it was microphonic and changed the strings to .026 .036 .046 tuned EBE

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    Punch #2-3 strings .017 .025 .034 tuned GDG 25 1/2? scale maple neck 12 frets mini humbucker from CB Gitty

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    6 String Lap Steel-Maple neck with poplar sides, 22 1/2? scale, strings .15.18.28.38.48.58,tuned DAF#DAD, lipstick tube pickup from CB Gitty

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    Reel2Reel #1-3 String .17 .25 .34 tuned GDG– 25 1/2?scale-Maple Neck- Minihumbucker pickup from CB Gitty Kill Switch "Sanwa" Video Game Controller Button

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    2 Pickups 2 Vol Pots #2-Humbucker(10k) at the neck and a 500k vol pot- Single coil (9k) at the bridge and a 250k vol pot -25 1/2? scale fretless maple neck- 3 strings .17.25.34 tuned GDG

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    Olive Oil Can #5-3 String .17 .25 .34 tuned GDG– 25 1/2 scale Mini humbucker pickup from CB Gitty

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    License Plate #3-3 String .17 .26 .36 tuned GDG– 25 1/2?scale fretless Lipstick tube pickup from CB Gitty

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    Bassitone #3-2 String .62 .46 tuned A D 30? scale fretless Lipstick tube pickup from CB Gitty

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    4 String Lap Steel-Maple neck with poplar sides, 22 1/2? scale, strings.10.13.17.25 all unwound,tuned CGEC mini humbucker from CB Gitty

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