Originally Posted by fresh_oil
How much is one DIY 1176 costing you? How many hours are you putting into this project?
I have about $850 in my dual 1176 (Rev. D). It can be done for more or less, it's up to you. I used NOS transistors, Mallory T-pads, Wima polyprop & Panasonic electrolytic caps, 1% metal resistors, just to give you an idea.