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  • I painted a pedal and thought I'd share. I had an extra casing from when I destroyed one of these and figured I'd have a go at some color...


    Facebook SoundCloudGood Deals with; STEELKAGE, LenDuffy, Yo_Squig, theemarkmiller and others I've forgottenSPAMDimarzio Paf Pro red- 30$ Shipped(one thread is worn)Ampeg VH140C

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    • Looks good to me!
      I Build/Mod/Repair Pedals.

      Good deals with: Aaron_SS, ShortScaleMike, DRGUN

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      • Quick question, any one else bend their wire tips when putting them around lugs of switches or jacks? Think I haven't seen anyone else doing this and it could help explain why some of my earlier builds failed (which I'm now fixing). Possibly the bending might cut thin wire...
        Guitars: PRS, Fender, Gibson, Epi
        Pedals: Octophant, Wilson, Danelectro, Monsterpiece, Way Huge, Custom, Line 6
        Amps: Egnater, Ampeg

        Good deals (70+!)

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        • Quick question, any one else bend their wire tips when putting them around lugs of switches or jacks? Think I haven't seen anyone else doing this and it could help explain why some of my earlier builds failed (which I'm now fixing). Possibly the bending might cut thin wire...


          How thin of wire are you using? Solid or stranded wire? I've used 24 gauge stranded on most of my builds and haven't had any connections fail, but I've heard horror stories of solid core wire not liking being bent like that and the wire actually breaks off.
          I Build/Mod/Repair Pedals.

          Good deals with: Aaron_SS, ShortScaleMike, DRGUN

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          • How thin of wire are you using? Solid or stranded wire? I've used 24 gauge stranded on most of my builds and haven't had any connections fail, but I've heard horror stories of solid core wire not liking being bent like that and the wire actually breaks off.


            Yeah, tried rewriting a guitar using the solid core stuff and it broke at almost every connection. Was just wondering since many of my early builds didn't work out but my more recent ones have been ok. Now trying to redo those early builds.
            Guitars: PRS, Fender, Gibson, Epi
            Pedals: Octophant, Wilson, Danelectro, Monsterpiece, Way Huge, Custom, Line 6
            Amps: Egnater, Ampeg

            Good deals (70+!)

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            • Quick question, any one else bend their wire tips when putting them around lugs of switches or jacks? Think I haven't seen anyone else doing this and it could help explain why some of my earlier builds failed (which I'm now fixing). Possibly the bending might cut thin wire...


              Depends.
              If I'm prototyping, I don't bend. Much easier to swap stuff in and out that way.
              If its for sale, I bend. Its the way I was taught. I iz gub'ment trained.

              Edit:
              And I use stranded wire.
              Although I have used solid for grounding on occasion.
              Originally Posted by Dr.Picklebottom


              ...i want to see regular homeless people fighting homeless people in santa claus suits over a sweater vest and purple members only jacket.

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              • any suggestions for DIY fuzz to emulate dr scientist frazz dazzler toanz???
                praise yah

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                • WRT bending wire, I do what BYOC Stephen suggests:

                  http://www.buildyourownclone.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=6401&st=0&sk=t&sd=a

                  Stranded, tinned, bent and lightly crimped for a strong physical connection before soldering.

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                  • Beavis Audio's domain finally wasn't renewed.
                    Does anyone know the guy? His site has been amazing for a n00b like me.
                    Bands:
                    http://www.myspace.com/coldcraving
                    http://www.myspace.com/telfyr

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                    • Beavis Audio's domain finally wasn't renewed.
                      Does anyone know the guy? His site has been amazing for a n00b like me.


                      a sad day for sure

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                      • Does anyone know the voltage/amps that a speaker is seeing from a typical 100W tube amp? I'm putting together a dummy load/line out, but I'm looking for the right spec'd rotary switch.

                        So I'm thinking using P = V^2/R, solving for V, V = sqrt(P*R). Solving for the highest value resistance, we get sqrt(100W*16ohm)= 40V. That would be super loud, but when running through a dummy load and line out, there's nothing stopping anyone from cranking an amp. Worst case scenario anyway.

                        So 40v, would it be appropriate to use ohms law (I = V/R) to solve for amperes? I don't know if impedance of a speaker can be used in the equation, but solving for amps, I get 2.5A. That doesn't seem right. Not to mention the rotary switches spec'd for this value are like $50.
                        Love,
                        Matthew

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                        • any suggestions for DIY fuzz to emulate dr scientist frazz dazzler toanz???


                          try building a dr scientist frazz dazzler clone.
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                          Originally Posted by FreekishBluesFX


                          Your Super Crazy Greeny! Like Super Crazy...... Super Crazy. Super Crazy SUper Crazy...... Greeny23 I love how you are so super cool at this Forum YOUR SUPER COOL ... WE NEED TO FIND OUT MORE ON THESE TOXIC PEDALS... I almost bought one. I AM SO PISSED!

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                          • Not to mention the rotary switches spec'd for this value are like $50.

                            Have a search on eBay for an L-pad. They're rated by speaker wattage/impedance so you don't even have to think about the maths and they're not that expensive.
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                            • Thats about right. Heres the data sheet for a typical 100W fender OT which shows the typical voltages.
                              http://www.bluebellaudio.com/EDB1760W.pdf

                              Also be aware that 100W can be kind of meaningless if you're overdriving the power amp as you could be bunging a lot more into the speakers as the signal basically becomes a square wave with some harmonics added in.
                              DCC Engineering. Custom Cabs and Effects.






                              Originally Posted by -Assy-


                              Okay I summed up this entire thread in three posts. Let's go home and beat our children.

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                              • If the dude working on the cassette tape echo is still checking this thread out, Electronic Goldmine has gear assemblies for cheap.

                                http://www.goldmine-elec-products.com/prodinfo.asp?number=g18754
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                                Two Celestion Seventy 80 speakers - 16ohm - $100 for the pair

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