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DIY Effects

Post by john » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:08 pm

anyone do/done it? be it off a schematic or build your own clone , or maybe modified a pedal. or an amp etc
i have made a couple . nothing too complex but was fun to make.
love to hear about anyones efforts .
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Re: diy effects

Post by beagle » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:16 pm

Nah I've never done that but have seen guitar tuner build kits at the local Jaycar store.
Where did you get the plans?
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Post by john » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:22 pm

i built one of the jacar kits , was quite ok . :D
i got schematics on line , browsing . just looked for easy ones . fuzz face , electra. and the one that worked well for bass was the bazz fuss

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Re: diy effects

Post by beagle » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:31 pm

Really! Wow that's cool I'll take a trip down and check them out.
Jaycar is great huh... it's kinda like what DSE used to be like years back.
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Re: diy effects

Post by john » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:40 pm

im so old i remember when the david reed stores got taken over by dick.
yeah jaycar is cool but they dont have 3dtp switches so no leds for me

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Post by beagle » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:45 pm

ok you've gone over my head already. :lol:
but I get the jist!!!
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Re: diy effects

Post by john » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:04 pm

sorry its just a switch with 3 in one so you have effect on and off taking up two and the last for a led light.

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Post by beagle » Fri Feb 15, 2008 7:49 pm

ahhhh!!! gotcha :-)
The LED is kinda essiential for in the dark huh.
What did you use for the case?
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Re: diy effects

Post by john » Fri Feb 15, 2008 8:04 pm

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that is one i have a photo of. two im yet to take pics of . i have two more equally quirky . since i cant add a led im telling myself " if you cant tell its on ,whats the point"

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Re: diy effects

Post by Cory » Sat Feb 16, 2008 5:02 am

That looks groovey dude. Was it hard to build? You would'nt want to put that down on a persian rug, You'd never find it again. :lol:

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Re: diy effects

Post by foal30 » Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:22 am

heh, I thought it was a tin for the Persian...

that looks way cooler than any effect I have.

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Re: diy effects

Post by john » Sat Feb 16, 2008 1:07 pm

thanks guys .its a toffee tin i found in an op shop

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Re: diy effects

Post by beagle » Sat Feb 16, 2008 9:29 pm

Oh that's brilliant John! Looks great!!! :lol:
Could you take the lid off and show us what your baking looks like?
I recon you could build a whole multi effects system with one of those old Griffins sampler tins? 8) :P
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Post by john » Sat Feb 16, 2008 9:51 pm

oh its a mess inside. i'd be a bit ashamed to post it. but i would give you a sound clip if i knew how...those old griffins tins would be cool , instead of an effects board you would have an effects biscuit (tin)
.and on the persian thing. maybe i could call it "the rug...( muncher)"

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Re: diy effects

Post by beagle » Sun Feb 17, 2008 4:22 pm

lol :lol:
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