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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by eldredjames » Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:21 pm

How did you make the face plate? :unsure:

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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by storyboardist » Mon Nov 12, 2018 10:33 am

eldredjames wrote:
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Wow :w00t: , love that build! Did you make all the boards and the face :w00t: plate yourself? Either way, it is such a nice build! Any sound samples available? I'd love to build one of these.
No need to answer I found your web site by following your user profile. :)
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Thanks Jim! Graphics are just printed on heavier weight paper and then Mod Podged onto the enclosure. Thin layer under the paper and then built up a few layer over top.
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Post by welshywelsh » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:04 pm

Finished my first build over the weekend. Lots to do better next time, but it's working well!

Disaster Transport kit from Stewmac, so modulated delay.

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Post by eldredjames » Sun Jan 27, 2019 3:50 pm

Great looking! :w00t: Is that a slide-off for the design?

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Post by welshywelsh » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:40 am

Thanks

Yeah a waterslide decal. Not perfect but ok from a distance!

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Post by eldredjames » Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:10 am

I'm about to make a decal for my big muff pedal that's almost done. I'm enthused again after seeing yours :)

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Post by storyboardist » Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:57 am

welshywelsh wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Finished my first build over the weekend. Lots to do better next time, but it's working well!

Disaster Transport kit from Stewmac, so modulated delay.

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Nice first build! Did the kit come with a schematic of the circuit by chance? Always been interested in how EQD tackled the modulation.
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Post by welshywelsh » Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:25 pm

storyboardist wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:57 am
welshywelsh wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Finished my first build over the weekend. Lots to do better next time, but it's working well!

Disaster Transport kit from Stewmac, so modulated delay.

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Nice first build! Did the kit come with a schematic of the circuit by chance? Always been interested in how EQD tackled the modulation.
Thanks. Ha, funny you ask about the schematic! Had a few issues getting it to work and reached the stage where I thought I had a faulty circuit board so asked for the schematic. EQD trade secret apparently!

Got it working by adding a wire in the end.

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Post by higgsblossom » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:09 am

I just built my first ever guitar effect - a Musikding "Der Angel". It all looked good but... it doesn't make any sound. I guess I will have to check again if there are no soldering errors, if all the parts work properly and... worst possibility, I hope if that's the case I have not ruined anything: if the DC connector is not soldered wrong.

But other than that: it was a lot of fun and a Fuzz is next :w00t:
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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by higgsblossom » Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:12 am

A quick question: how do you solder your 3PDT switches? Do you use cables or a wiring board for that? If so, any tips on sources for good wiring boards that also have the possibility to connect the LED and resistor?

EDIT: I found a set on musikding.de - fixes a lot of problems for me...
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Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:12 am

welshywelsh wrote:
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:04 pm
Finished my first build over the weekend. Lots to do better next time, but it's working well!

Disaster Transport kit from Stewmac, so modulated delay.

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i seen this kit and it sounds pretty cool but part of me really wants to add a push to make footswitch so i can self oscillate at the push of a button.
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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by s_mcsleazy » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:15 pm

fixed my pharaoh class a boost clone. love that ratty wee bastard
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Post by s_mcsleazy » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:24 pm

ok. quick question but how do ya'all do decals? like how do you actually design them?

i have my 2 pharoah class a boosts and i was thinking put them in a box that looks like a vox ac30 but dont know where to start.
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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:09 pm

s_mcsleazy wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:24 pm
ok. quick question but how do ya'all do decals? like how do you actually design them?

i have my 2 pharoah class a boosts and i was thinking put them in a box that looks like a vox ac30 but dont know where to start.
Seconded for the question. I've got a couple clones of things myself, and would love to design some decals for them. I can screw around in Illustrator, but for me, there's a gap between Illustrator designs for fun, and actually getting a decal printed...
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Re: The D.I.Y. thread.

Post by i love sharin foo » Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:12 am

I use water slide decal paper printed with an inkjet printer. I then clearcoat over it. They look best with a dark border. Otherwise the edge of the decal is really apparent.

I generally draw and color the artwork by hand then scan it. My wife will usually help out with laying and sizing text for controls.
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