Selmer Zodiac Twin 30 Restoration

Preamp with a few none original knobs..pretty tidyPreamp with a few none original knobs..pretty tidyPower amp looks very neat all originalPower amp looks very neat all originalPreamp boardPreamp board Good mans speakers not original to this amp but will work wellGood mans speakers not original to this amp but will work wellDust cover coming awayDust cover coming awayDSC_7904Glued and clamped!Glued and clamped!DSC_7910DSC_7916The cab has original Croc skin cover and grill cloth..  but needs some work ;-)The cab has original Croc skin cover and grill cloth.. but needs some work 😉DSC_7992Hole in the top of the cab before fillingHole in the top of the cab before fillingHole filled ready for a new handleHole filled ready for a new handleSpeakers fitted on the original 2BA mountsSpeakers fitted on the original 2BA mountsBefore caps changed and wiring tidiedBefore caps changed and wiring tidiedNew power supply and decoupling capsNew power supply and decoupling capsHad to install an extension speaker jack socket as the other connector fell apart.. This is for a 16 Ohm extensionHad to install an extension speaker jack socket as the other connector fell apart.. This is for a 16 Ohm extensionNew socket fittedNew socket fittedPreamp before cap changesPreamp before cap changesDSC_7991Removing the triple cap and replacing it with a dual capRemoving the triple cap and replacing it with a dual capThird cap added under switch bankThird cap added under switch bankPower tubes back in waiting for some juice!  Look at those lovely irons.. nice and big!Power tubes back in waiting for some juice! Look at those lovely irons.. nice and big!Preamp all cleaned and ready to test!Preamp all cleaned and ready to test!All up and running and after a few soldering joints checked she was sounding great and the trem was running well. Really very little hum at all!All up and running and after a few soldering joints checked she was sounding great and the trem was running well. Really very little hum at all!Preamp back in!Preamp back in!New handle added (not vintage but good and functional!)New handle added (not vintage but good and functional!)New 4BA screws in the base also new cups!New 4BA screws in the base also new cups!neat!neat!Power amp! lovely Irons! this one barely hums at all unlike the Zodiac MK II and Thunderbirds I recently worked onPower amp! lovely Irons! this one barely hums at all unlike the Zodiac MK II and Thunderbirds I recently worked onPower amp firmly screwed inPower amp firmly screwed inBack panels (none original) back on with some new screwsBack panels (none original) back on with some new screwsDSC_8004DSC_8005Trying to show the winking eye and massive red power light (no flash) This amp is a great relic with a great sound!Trying to show the winking eye and massive red power light (no flash) This amp is a great relic with a great sound! Another Selmer on the bench, this one was a little tatty but after some work on both the power amp and preamp she was up and running again. The case also needed work. She is left in a good working order and sounding sweet!

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