Build your own valve guitar amplifier with our 18W Lamington Amp Kit, $349 + postage (includes $49 construction manual)
The Lamington amplifier is where it all started. With 18W of power and a versatile preamplifier, it sounds reminiscent of similar vintage British amps. The Lamington provides a range of tones from warm, chimey cleans to overdriven crunch and fat lead tones, perfect for intimate gigs. Hundreds of these amplifiers have been built across Australia with builders highly regarding their tone. For reviews of the Lamington amp go HERE
About the Kit
Amp building is a fantastic way for a guitarist to get in touch with the technology of valve amps. It deepens your understanding of tone and the inner workings of your amplifier. Plus, there is nothing like playing through an amplifier that you have built yourself!
The Lamington Amp Kit includes all the parts necessary to build your own Lamington 18W valve guitar amp. Just supply some basic tools and you are on your way. The kit comes with the very comprehensive Lamington Construction Manual valued at $49 which provides step by step guidance as you build your amp.
Some great suggestions are also included with the kit to mod your amp to provide for more tone options.
What is included?
- A pre-punched, pre-drilled Lamington Tray chassis
- All hardware including transformers, sockets, controls, switches etc
- All electronic components including premium valves
- Construction Manual including great mods
What do I need to build my amp?
You simply need a few basic tools – a soldering iron and solder, Philips screwdriver, pair of pliers and a pair of sidecutters.
The completed amplifier chassis can be mounted in a headshell or a combo cabinet (not included). Suggestions for completing your amp are included in the manual.