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Forum: Recording 05-19-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By Hunter2081
Help me decide on acoustic foam amount.

Hey guys, quick question here about the use of acoustic foam (diffusers , bass traps etc).

I'm setting up my first ever home studio in a box room in my house. I have a few years of recording...
Forum: Recording 03-26-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Hunter2081
Unfortunately I don't think there are any Shops...

Unfortunately I don't think there are any Shops in Ireland that I'm aware of that allow you to test out condenser mics, certainly not in my county anyways, I'd love to be able to test mics with my...
Forum: Recording 03-20-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Hunter2081
There's been a lot of great insight in here, but...

There's been a lot of great insight in here, but this one made me laugh :y:

Cables are not too much of a worry for me, former dj and a singer/songwriter for years, what I lack in sense, I make up...
Forum: Recording 03-19-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Hunter2081
Thats fair enough @CorrosionMedia , you've given...

Thats fair enough @CorrosionMedia , you've given me plenty of food for thought!
*spends the night researching*

As for the european sockets, yeah I'm used to that having ordered from them a few...
Forum: Recording 03-19-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Hunter2081
@CorrosionMedia thanks very much for the detailed...

@CorrosionMedia thanks very much for the detailed reply, thats great :)

The midi keyboard you've suggested seems fine, 49 keys should be plenty for the level at which I'll be able to play, and I...
Forum: Recording 03-19-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Hunter2081
Recording Studio for 1,200

Ok, the title says it all, I'm putting together a home recording studio and 1,200 is the maximum I can spend (money will be very tight after this).

I already have; ; 1 Shure Sm57, 1 Shure Sm58,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
I found with the wooden bindings that walnut was...

I found with the wooden bindings that walnut was ok to use, mahogany wasn't too bad, but something about ebony......it just drives me mad. I was working with an apprentice and he soaked his ebony...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Here's a better picture of the board fully...

Here's a better picture of the board fully cut.

As you can see, the ebony is consistantly black across the board. Anybody who works with ebony regularily knows that it is very rare nowadays to find...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
I managed to find some pictures of the fretboard...

I managed to find some pictures of the fretboard being worked on, yay ^^

I decided to pick up a very select piece of ebony (AAA+ grade), from my good friend Joseph, at joszi lakk guitars (if you're...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Sadly again i don't have many pictures at the...

Sadly again i don't have many pictures at the moment.
The control cavity was routed for, allowing space for one tone, one volume, and a three way switch.

I used to always swear by having to volumes...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
I tested out a bit of red stain on the sweet...

I tested out a bit of red stain on the sweet chestnut.

I had an offcut lying around so I mixed an alcohol based stain and applied three coats.
One thing that is amazing about this wood is the cross...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
as you can already see, I have gone for a two...

as you can already see, I have gone for a two humbucker system, I'm planning on using a seymore duncan 59' set for the first time ever, looking forward to it, as I used to always use Dimarzio pickups...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Right so. I managed to sand down the binding...

Right so. I managed to sand down the binding afterwards, as there was an overhang of imm around the entire guitar. I used a bobbin sander, because honestly, you would spend ages doing that by...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
after making these rough cuts on the neck, i...

after making these rough cuts on the neck, i moved back to doing the body. I decided to use black plastic binding on the guitar, to provide contrast with the light top.

Some of my friends in the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Next up, I cut the rest of the neck. Straight...

Next up, I cut the rest of the neck. Straight forward job here, cut it on a band-saw etc.

I decided to stick to the tried an tested at stay in the region of a 3.5 degree angle on the neck. FYI, i...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Right, well next I worked on drilling the holes...

Right, well next I worked on drilling the holes into my headstock. As you can see, i designed my own headstock. I veneered the headstock to match the cap on my body, sweet chestnut.

The headstock...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
I eventually started to go mad during a long day...

I eventually started to go mad during a long day and realised that from certain angles....my guitar looks like an angry squid o.O

so here we go, a little doodle for comic relief ;)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
Sadly i don't have pictures of what I did on the...

Sadly i don't have pictures of what I did on the body.

I chambered the sapele body, because it felt dense and heavy enough to have it's own gravitational pull......the chambering really helped ;) I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
I next decided on the parts after designing my...

I next decided on the parts after designing my guitar. I decided to go for a three piece neck, made of two walnut strips, and a maple core for stability.

I can tell you now for a fact....walnut is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
ok, so as always, great ideas start as a...

ok, so as always, great ideas start as a drawing.

I started by tracing the outline of a prs, and then changing curves, changing random lines, getting a compass and rounding the body...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-31-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Hunter2081
My first self-designed guitar

Hey guys, it's been a while :)
Here's my new build thread, but if you want to check out my previous build, here you go; http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1625680

Gunna post the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Hunter2081
Bump.......surely somebody has got to know...

Bump.......surely somebody has got to know something about this amp?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By Hunter2081
Opinions on ross amp 25c?

well, as the title suggests, i'm looking for thoughts on the ross amp 25c.

I already have a fantastic amp, that gets me every sound i need (blackstar ht60), but it's a tonne weight, and i feel bad...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-22-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hunter2081
yeah, even just what it's like to work...

yeah, even just what it's like to work with.....for example I recently used walnut as a binding.....and I wouldn't recommend it after my experiences of trying to bend it with a bending iron...i got...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-21-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hunter2081
*takes notes* wenge -> evil daggers,...

*takes notes*

wenge -> evil daggers, undesirable penetrative force....

hehe, thanks for the info....looking forward to this being delivered.
Make's me wonder if an ultimate tonewoods thread should...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hunter2081
checked out tonetech, but i think exotic...

checked out tonetech, but i think exotic hardwoods is where i'll buy, i'll be buying tonight i think, thanks for giving them the thumbs up, i don't think i know anybody who dealt with them before so...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hunter2081
that's good to hear, especially considering that...

that's good to hear, especially considering that i have particular interest in buying some wenge to work with :)

I've worked with zebrano......what a nightmare......beautiful wood but it cups and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-19-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By Hunter2081
Help finding a fretboard wood supplier (europe)

hey guys, gunna be building a few new guitars soon, but I'm having trouble finding places with a good selection of exotic woods (outside of the trio of rosewood, maple and ebony essentially).

I have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-18-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Hunter2081
strangely enough, i think i might get one of each...

strangely enough, i think i might get one of each of the following; wilkinson zebra pickups (the paf clones), IronGear tesla sharks, and whatever kent armstrong pickups that come close to paf...

I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Hunter2081
would you reckon that the kent armstrong stuff is...

would you reckon that the kent armstrong stuff is much better than the wilkinson pickups? *in terms of budget*

The guitars I'm doing up, I don't really want to spend big bucks on getting them back...
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