Pictures of your builds!

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Hanglow
KVRist
375 posts since 26 Feb, 2005 from Glasgow/Edinburgh

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:34 am

Great idea for a new forum! I mainly lurk on KVR, might be a bit more active now :D

So, post some pictures of your recent builds, be they amps, synths, rack effects or whatever you have built - I mainly do stompboxes and have done a couple of amps as well as the standard guitar mods

BigBaby - this is a coloursound inductorless wah in a crybaby chassis - bit rough but works fine

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Axishead, crappy name but nice fuzz, based on the DAM Meathead which is a modified FF
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VTK -vintage two knob fuzz - another silicon fuzz face
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OK Fuzz - one knob si FF variant.

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Sinnerboy - ROG's Mayqueen modified for a more Rory Gallagher style tone than Brian May - think treble booster going into an AC30

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yes I like fuzz. I'd also recommend them for beginners as they are very simple and very tweakable - a great way to get into DIY pedal building
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MWSOS
KVRist
383 posts since 13 Jun, 2006 from Cornwall, UK

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 6:25 am

Nice work Hanglow! 8)

That Coloursound pedal brought back some memories - years ago I had about half a dozen of the things with various modifications. At one you could buy the volume pedal (i.e. with a pot inside but no electronics) for £6 :shock:

That was a long time ago though ;)


Martin

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Hink
Rad Grandad
28667 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:11 am

nice hanglow :tu:
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bluelife
KVRian
818 posts since 22 Feb, 2001

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:20 am

Homemade Cajon:

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Instructions:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... e-a-cajon/

cheers

Richard

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de la Mancha
KVRian
1302 posts since 4 Oct, 2005 from London, UK

Post Thu Mar 31, 2011 12:29 pm

Great new forum! I feel inspired to go get my soldering iron out agin!

Here's my first ever DIY build, an Atari Punk Console with extra pitch modulation from a photocell

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and an audio demo too - http://www.3x0.co.uk/punkloopz.mp3

I got the kit here - http://www.getlofi.com/?page_id=1395

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Rad Grandad
28667 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Post Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:08 pm

nothing new to most, first the dulicimer I built (12/11 hammered dulcimer)

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my tele baritone (with a Warmoth neck) and streo output (each with it's own active system)

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and my warmoth strat that I just put the stratoblaster clone in. A hardtail with an EMG 81 in the bridge that is from the early 80s and a 15 year old EMG 89 . I change this guitar around so much, it's like my gunnea pig guitar. (this was just taken now as was the dulcimer)



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KungKrille
KVRian
750 posts since 6 May, 2006 from Sweden

Post Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:06 am

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My Shruthi-1 from Mutable instruments. It's clear I need a case for it. I use it a lot but it's a dust magnet anyway

bluelife
KVRian
818 posts since 22 Feb, 2001

Post Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:09 am

KungKrille wrote:
My Shruthi-1 from Mutable instruments. It's clear I need a case for it. I use it a lot but it's a dust magnet anyway
Nice.
You could perhaps put this in a cigar box, I just got some for making guitars with, like this:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... eral-tips/

cheers

richard

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vurt
addled muppet weed
46939 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

Post Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:31 am

bluelife wrote:
KungKrille wrote:
My Shruthi-1 from Mutable instruments. It's clear I need a case for it. I use it a lot but it's a dust magnet anyway
Nice.
You could perhaps put this in a cigar box, I just got some for making guitars with, like this:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... eral-tips/

cheers

richard
im interested in seeing this one progress :tu:

KungKrille
KVRian
750 posts since 6 May, 2006 from Sweden

Post Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:56 am

bluelife wrote:
KungKrille wrote:
My Shruthi-1 from Mutable instruments. It's clear I need a case for it. I use it a lot but it's a dust magnet anyway
Nice.
You could perhaps put this in a cigar box, I just got some for making guitars with, like this:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... eral-tips/

cheers

richard
Nah. Well, I wouldn't mind to consume the content in a cigar box but I think this baby deserves a more fancy housing. I will talk to a friend who owns a workshop :)

bluelife
KVRian
818 posts since 22 Feb, 2001

Post Mon Apr 18, 2011 4:33 pm

I finished the guitar (Pickup coming next week)

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Articles (still ongoing) are here:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... ox-guitar/

Cheers

Richard

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audiothing
KVRian
1334 posts since 13 Apr, 2011

Post Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:31 pm

bluelife wrote:I finished the guitar (Pickup coming next week)

Articles (still ongoing) are here:
http://www.richardjameswinter.com/blog/ ... ox-guitar/
Awesome! I'm thinking of building something like that too for my libraries :)
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fireblitz95
KVRer
4 posts since 20 May, 2010

Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:41 pm

These are really cool pieces of equipment! Great job.
I wish I could do stuff like this.

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Rad Grandad
28667 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:23 pm

fireblitz95 wrote:These are really cool pieces of equipment! Great job.
I wish I could do stuff like this.
you can :)
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Cintronic
KVRist
392 posts since 24 Aug, 2004 from under the big oak tree

Post Fri Apr 22, 2011 10:51 am

KungKrille wrote:Image

My Shruthi-1 from Mutable instruments. It's clear I need a case for it. I use it a lot but it's a dust magnet anyway
Looks fun, not seen these before. Would like to build myself a synth and just checked out their site, this looks interesting.

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