DIY vintage looking case for DB750

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by basey, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. basey

    basey Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    San Antonio, Texas
    Hi, I started a new project this week. It's a case for my DB750 that will hopefully make it look a little more like and old school amp. I modeled the new case after the look of the Matamps from england.
    It will have a core that the amp screws to and a removable front and back plates with piping on the butt ends.
    I'm putting two leather handles on the top and a spring loaded recessed side handle.
    Here are a couple pictures of the progress so far. I attatched the front and back while forming it so the edges are sure to line up.

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  2. jdubbass38

    jdubbass38

    Mar 20, 2009
    Very cool project, I actually just picked up a used svt2pro with a similar vintage style rack mount box. I definitely look forward to seeing how it turns out. Good luck!


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  3. Nice. Good job with wood working.
    Please post pic when finished.

    I always thought it’d be cool to mount some amp guts in Vox trap head case.
     
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  4. basey

    basey Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    San Antonio, Texas
    I've made some progress.
    The case and plates are both sanded and primed. I countersunk strong magnets to the ends and the plates. I'll put on locking pins to keep the plates in line.
    Here's a couple progress pics.

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    Last edited: Oct 27, 2018
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  5. basey

    basey Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    San Antonio, Texas
    Ok. Its done. It turned out pretty close to what I was planning.
    The magnets and pins worked great.
    Here a couple progress and finished pictures.
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  6. gregoire1

    gregoire1

    Oct 19, 2008
    Nashville
    That looks fantastic!
     
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  7. basey

    basey Supporting Member

    Jul 31, 2005
    San Antonio, Texas
    Thanks!
     
  8. jdubbass38

    jdubbass38

    Mar 20, 2009
    Wow! Nice work, that looks awesome!
     
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  9. Spector2112

    Spector2112

    Jan 7, 2011
    Michigan
    That
    Is
    Awesome!
     
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