Gear Wanker thread Mk II


#1202

Would genuinely rather get an El Capistan. I bet they’d be more pain in the arse than would be worth it.


#1203

Or maybe a Volante now (although that’s pretty expensive).


#1204

Or a belle epoque deluxe (I have one it’s CAF)


#1205

I’ve always found my reel echo works fine.


#1206

think there is definitely something inspirational about having a real tape loop though, might sound the same but still


#1207

Just had a look on reverb (didn’t realise they had discontinued the reel echo) It’s twice the price what I bought it for 11 years ago.


#1208

danelectro?


#1209

yep. At the time I think it was the most expensive pedal they did or maybe that spring reverb one was.


#1210

anyone know how you are supposed to calibrate studio monitor speakers, mine seem a bit boomy, there are two pots to control high and low frequencies to adapt to the room, but I don’t really understand how it works, thought the whole point is they are completely neutral


#1211

#1212

Or read this
(Basically, test tones and SPL meter)

https://www.presonus.com/learn/technical-articles/How-Do-I-Calibrate-My-Studio-Monitors


#1213

Finally got round to soldering the OCD clone for my four part gain box. Tested it out and am pretty pleased with it. Just the fuzz and double boost sections to go now.


#1214

It was a bit of a squeeze, and I gave up caring about alligning the holes too much, partly because i opted to keep the pots board mounted and they couldn’t be fully symmetrical or anything. The most important thing is it works. Only played it quietly, but it sounds pretty good, particularly the FW and EP sections. The toggles on the front are attached to the EP, and the ones at the top were wired onto the OCD.

Clones of Fuzz War > OCD > EP Boost > Super Hardon with the volume section from a Super Duper 2 in 1.


wednesday's child is full of cba
#1215

That looks fucking cool! Can I buy one?
(No idea what it does)


#1216

Thanks. It’s a fuzz into a drive into two different boosts. It basically just blinds me as the LED on the right is really bright green!


#1217

neat bit of soldering.
you adding labels?


#1218

how much dampening/room treating have you done?


#1219

I might do. I’ve now got 38 odd unlabelled knobs on my board, a couple of which I’ve completely forgotten the function of. A couple of them are easy to remember, such as on my Fuzz Factory clone, where I cunningly used 5 different coloured knobs, some of which have an alphabetical similarity, such as the gate being green and the compression being clear… But yes I’d like to label them, but am not sure what to use. I’m open to suggestions.


#1220

options would include
marker pen.
label maker.
you can print out your own transparencies then apply using water etc
or paintbrush and acrylic paint to paint arrows, letters etc.


#1221

none