Current state… more pics

Settled on the turret board layout, the silver Marshall type knobs, mains input, power switch, black anodized hexagon screws and  heater wiring. It is coming together nicely and it  wont be long before this one will produce some tones.

 

 

Working on the layout…

But I did decide on the passive components. The whole preamp signal flow is going to be DALE military grade metal film series RN65D and VISHAY SPRAGUE orange drop 715P capacitors. Mainly for looks and stock reasons. Just started out working on the layout, ‘cus this aint no ordinary JTM45…

 

heating up the Weller… still doubting to go Hiwatt/Roccaforte style tagboard, or Marshall/Fender style turrets? Leaning towards the back turret board, as it looks nice in the black/silver style I am aiming for.