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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by Dave » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:28 pm

That looks sweet man, I love the control layout and look of it. What do the first 3 switches do?

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:03 am

They're labelled Vibrato (self-evident), Vibrato Full (Vibrato up to 11) and Higher Forte (Volume up to 11). The Vibrato Full and Higher Forte switches had a subtle effect at best before I dropped it off with my pal.

He's serviced it and all the keys are now working, which is great news. He's going to try it out with his band tonight to see how stable the tuning is in their "freezing" rehearsal space.

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by livinlavidaloca » Wed Mar 09, 2011 7:39 am

nssn wrote:
livinlavidaloca wrote: Yeah I think I have the same model as you ... do German control markings (Lautstärke insted of Volume) indicate mine is a GM752 too? All I know is when I first got it I tried to take it apart to take out the legs but I couldn't even take it apart for some reason ... :whistle:
I wish I could check this but the philli is about 900Km away...
The legs weren't easy to pull out. The organ is quite heavy resting down on those legs for quite some years. So it requires some efford.
Ok I had time to check now ... mine is a GM752 (German model) and indeed, the legs pull straight out. Thanks sooo much for the tip!

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by we_squirm » Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:13 pm

Although I don't have a picture of it, I just picked up a Yamaha YC-20 Organ from a local shop. It's the really nice off-white colour, and it sounds amazing!

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:44 am

Whatever happened to Orang Goreng...?

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by Orang Goreng » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:38 am

He is lurking in the bushes. I just finished several months of 12 hours of work on an average day. This morning I was woken up by the cat at 11 instead of by a catholic propaganda channel at 7:44. Life is temporarily good.

I also went to the recent midlife crisis realisation that more gear than the bare essentials is overkill and nothing more than a recipe for misery and disaster, although I cannot bring myself to reduction at this point. Non-expansion will have to do for now, and cool telephoto lenses are exempt ;). But who knows, perhaps eventually I'll have just one bass, one guitar, and one giant midi keyboard.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man's a freak.

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:04 am

Better still: imagine no possessions. But if you must have only 3 at least make one a proper organ!

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Thu Mar 31, 2011 2:06 am

By the way, my organ has now been fully serviced and is said to be working well. Haven't actually had my mitts on it yet, but I may well go and collect it in the next week or so as I think it's high time I did some recording.

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by Mr. Turtlehead » Sun May 29, 2011 11:30 pm

This is my Yamaha YC-20.
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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by UlricvonCatalyst » Tue May 31, 2011 1:46 am

Looks beautiful. I am so jealous of anyone with a keyboard with reversed-colour keys!

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by Dave » Tue May 31, 2011 1:05 pm

UlricvonCatalyst wrote:Looks beautiful. I am so jealous of anyone with a keyboard with reversed-colour keys!
Yeah, I've often wondered if it would be easy to remove and spray paint all the keys (not just bass section) of my Farfisa to reverse, just looks so much cooler. I know it would de-value the hell out of it, but i truly don't ever plan on letting it go. I'd have a hard time remembering where the bass ends though, I'm no organist!

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by SonicVI » Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:51 am

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by DWBH » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:52 am

My dad just got me this:

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:-*

There's some pops and noise here and there. Actually it's bit noisy, I'm guessing the old capacitors of the amp are long gone.
My dad says it's got two speakers (10" or 12") and a tweeter, maybe 6" or 8". It does sound deep. At 70-80w it's not as loud as I thought it'd be.

Still learning how to get sounds from it - which switches should I push to make sound and so on... and the drum and accompanient sounds are so much fun. :w00t:

Oh, what's the "expression" pedal supposed to do. It does nothing, although I remember it doing something at the store.

This one's a Viscount M70 Intercontinental.

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by fibreman » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:29 am

Usually the expression pedal is a volume control, for volume swells and such.

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Re: Show me your organ!

Post by jrjoe21 » Fri Sep 27, 2013 7:21 pm

Here's Mine...
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It's a Hammond H-382, no B3 but it does have tonewheels.

Gonna finish up restoring it this month ... want to bring it to the practice space before Winter...

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