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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-30-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By XgamerGt04
One reason you have more pristine cleans with the...

One reason you have more pristine cleans with the black face amps is that the anode voltages are run MUCH higher than the tweed era. You can get cleans without this, but higher anode voltages give...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-19-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
V2-5 are going to show the pins shorted together...

V2-5 are going to show the pins shorted together because of the transformer. The capacitors in parallel with the 39 ohm resistors may have been damaged if it was left on standby for 2 months,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
I've put as high as 700V on an EL84 plate and...

I've put as high as 700V on an EL84 plate and 350V on the screens, so I would expect that a good EL34 could likely take 500V. I believe that Hiatus typically ran the screens at 500V.

That being...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-02-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
I've never had good luck making bread with our...

I've never had good luck making bread with our stand mixer. I usually make a loaf of bread every Sunday morning and have a much better feel when hand kneading. Every loaf with the stand mixer comes...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
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http://powersupply33.com/12-v-nicad-battery-charger-200mah.html

This looks simple, but the initial NiCd chargers sold for commercial equipment really were this simple. If it wasn't for energy...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
Looks like it is probably a NiCd model which...

Looks like it is probably a NiCd model which means it can handle some overcharging and float charging. If it were Lithium Ion I would be very worried as float charging is not good.

NiCd is fairly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-20-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
What kind of cordless drill and what kind of...

What kind of cordless drill and what kind of battery? Some of the battery chemistries I've worked with would have no problem with what you built, others aren't so happy...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-19-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
Staying at the Hyatt Regency until Friday...

Staying at the Hyatt Regency until Friday morning. Don't have a car, but I can grab an Uber ride.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-18-2015, 09:56 PM
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Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
Flying to Dallas tomorrow for a week. Staying in...

Flying to Dallas tomorrow for a week. Staying in Richardson for a work engagement. Anybody have any tips about what to see or do?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-12-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
You might be in my neck of the woods if you mean...

You might be in my neck of the woods if you mean in SC
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
My old company was very good about turning around...

My old company was very good about turning around an expense report within a week. I started with a company card, but once I realized this I used a rewards card to order anything. Made $5000 one year...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By XgamerGt04
I'll second Couch, really good straps.

I'll second Couch, really good straps.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-20-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
Looking at the numbers so far your going to be...

Looking at the numbers so far your going to be limited to how many different output impedances you can have if we use 6V6 tubes. The load lines for the transformer you have are far too steep to get...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-19-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
Alright, the laptop I normally use to run my...

Alright, the laptop I normally use to run my simulations of an output stage isn't working for some reason. I've got the software downloading to a different computer so I'll work on those numbers...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-16-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
Alright, I have an idea of what that OT might be....

Alright, I have an idea of what that OT might be. I'm not going to be near a computer long enough to run the numbers tomorrow, but I'll try to get back to you sometime Tuesday.

I vaguely remember...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
A light bulb limiter allows you to power on an...

A light bulb limiter allows you to power on an amp and protect it in the event that you have a short somewhere. You wire up something so that you have a light bulb in series with input power to the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By XgamerGt04
Some questions about the amp to start with, I...

Some questions about the amp to start with, I couldn't tell everything from the video but i'll walk through this to try and help.

Schematic is here:...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-16-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
The Mesa tubes, at least one of them but probably...

The Mesa tubes, at least one of them but probably both, are bad. If your going to tweak the amp for a bit I would suggest getting a set of JJ or other tubes while you work and make sure the amp is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-15-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 481
Posted By XgamerGt04
Some ideas for you to get more gain and some less...

Some ideas for you to get more gain and some less low end.

You mention cascading the two tubes rather than using them in parallel, good for more gain.

To keep the bass from becoming overwhelming I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-11-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
I've got a 10"x10" 8-layer PCB that I...

I've got a 10"x10" 8-layer PCB that I designed at work. It has 2 oz copper on the outer layers, 1 oz on the inner. 2 of those inner layers are a solid ground plane. That metcal station is a godsend...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-27-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
I attempted to buy a Paul Reed Smith Custom 24...

I attempted to buy a Paul Reed Smith Custom 24 Artist today since I've paid off every debt that I have and have a good bit of cash in savings. Great way to show off being financially responsible by...
Forum: The Pit 05-10-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,624
Posted By XgamerGt04
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http://www.doingbusiness.org/~/media/GIAWB/Doing%20Business/Documents/Special-Reports/Paying-Taxes-2014.pdf

Effective US Corporate Tax Rate: 27.9%
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-16-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
Like Arby said, a diagram would be helpful. Would...

Like Arby said, a diagram would be helpful. Would you consider 0 degrees to be when the solar panel is horizontal to the ground?

How fast does it need to move?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-15-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
What do you need to do with the motor? I might be...

What do you need to do with the motor? I might be able to offer some advice.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 56,276
Views: 605,446
Posted By XgamerGt04
Most MBAs require 2-5 years of professional...

Most MBAs require 2-5 years of professional experience, but not necessarily in management.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-23-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,726
Posted By XgamerGt04
You know... I used to think the same thing about...

You know... I used to think the same thing about a lot of products that have been made and sell really well. For all we know this could take off and be a million dollar idea. The more I think about...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-21-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,726
Posted By XgamerGt04
It seems to me that as strings age and get very...

It seems to me that as strings age and get very worn they do lose some of their voice and sound more dull. It is possible that as the strings age they might be reducing the magnitude of various...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-04-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By XgamerGt04
You can do output power as you mentioned, but you...

You can do output power as you mentioned, but you have to use the RMS voltage. In your case with the square wave your RMS voltage is ~1.4V so your power output is ~250mW if I did the calculations...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-03-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By XgamerGt04
The parts wouldn't be too big of an issue to...

The parts wouldn't be too big of an issue to find, but the place I work at puts in orders for parts almost daily for our projects so we get good prices on almost any parts. Because of this I usually...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-02-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By XgamerGt04
The thermistor/resistor combo is pretty cool,...

The thermistor/resistor combo is pretty cool, I've normally just used NTCs to measure temperature with MCU based circuits.

The circuit seems fairly simple, do you have an idea of how much current...
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