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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-28-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By bustapr
its indeed best to get a regular 3 way switch....

its indeed best to get a regular 3 way switch. you cant get any functionality out of the 5 way switch since the 81-7 and 707 if Im not mistaken, dont have the coil split/tap feature.

As for the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-26-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By bustapr
guitar cab plies and voids

I bought a mahogany plywood board yesterday from a local toolshop to start building a guitar cab. it was the only wood they had and there isnt really anywhere else to buy wood in my area. the thing...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-25-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By bustapr
to make a 412 cab with 4 8ohm speakers a 2ohm...

to make a 412 cab with 4 8ohm speakers a 2ohm cab, you have to connect all the positives together and all the negatives together.

In more technical terms, wire all the speakers in parallel. the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-15-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bustapr
I have another question regarding this. I imagine...

I have another question regarding this. I imagine the oilcanning and resonance has alot to do with the backpanel being closed. so is this still an issue if the back panel is open or half open?
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By bustapr
probably dirty tube sockets. first take a pencil...

probably dirty tube sockets. first take a pencil and tap the tube while the amp is on, if it makes a ringing noise then theres a bad tube. If theres no ringing noise, then turn off the amp, remove...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-11-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By bustapr
I sometimes get very low output with the emg81tw...

I sometimes get very low output with the emg81tw on my v guitar. the problem on my guitar seems to be the pickup selector switch. its one of those LP-type switches which have real crappy flap-like...
Forum: The Pit 09-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,524
Posted By bustapr
watch the amazing atheists recent rants on...

watch the amazing atheists recent rants on feminism to see a bunch more examples of stupid.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-08-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bustapr
I see, thanks. that helped alot.

I see, thanks. that helped alot.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bustapr
piece of wood between speakers in guitar cab

Ive been planning on building a 212 cab to go with the amp I am currently building and while looking around at pictures of 212s I noticed that alot of 212s and 412s have a piece of wood in the center...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By bustapr
the old 5150 from back in the 90s(?) was almost...

the old 5150 from back in the 90s(?) was almost exact clone. since then theyve changed the design alot. I personally think the newer 5150s sound like ass.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By bustapr
if you have the time, know how to solder stuff,...

if you have the time, know how to solder stuff, read a schematic, and know what parts can kill you at any moment, then I wholeheartedly encourage you to build an slo clone.ampclones.com sells a pcb...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By bustapr
I think all JC amps use a resistor to filter the...

I think all JC amps use a resistor to filter the supply instead of a choke.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-03-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By bustapr
just checked this...

just checked this out:
http://www.ampfactory.com/50h-custom/

pretty sure Soldano himself does the mods here. the aesthetic mods are rather nice and free except for the color tolex. The only paid mod...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-02-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By bustapr
the ground from the jack(the cables shield) will...

the ground from the jack(the cables shield) will be connected to every ground in the guitar. theres only 2 parts to the jack which are the signal wire and the shield. everyone has their own way of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By bustapr
I have 2 1ohm resistors for this purpose. The...

I have 2 1ohm resistors for this purpose. The thing is I always read online about how you need to input a sine wave and raise the volume until just before clipping. I dont ever see mention of any...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By bustapr
Ill just bump this once.

Ill just bump this once.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-27-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By bustapr
verify that your guitar is wired like...

verify that your guitar is wired like this:


http://home.provide.net/~cfh/humbuck.gif


the ground from the jack should ideally be grounded to the exact same spot as everything else. badly soldered...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-25-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By bustapr
bias voltage

hello, I built a preamp last year which I am planning to add a power amp to. In the first reservoir cap in the power supply I have 450V. Tube bias calculator at ax84 says with this voltage, the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-24-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By bustapr
badass

badass
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By bustapr
makes no difference, BUT, you are using different...

makes no difference, BUT, you are using different speakers. Specifically, the Wizard will sound a tad louder since it has higher sensitivity according to eminence specs. Is you chose the 8ohm version...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By bustapr
cool. will the whole front panel be 1 single...

cool. will the whole front panel be 1 single piece?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By bustapr
the best option for a first build is without a...

the best option for a first build is without a doubt from a kit as these kits are almost guaranteed to work and come with everything you need. Building one from scratch is more of a pain in the ass...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By bustapr
there should also be some weight to the box. you...

there should also be some weight to the box. you dont want the footswitch to flip over every time you push a button.
Forum: Metal 08-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By bustapr
Having known someone with ALS, I know exactly how...

Having known someone with ALS, I know exactly how torturous and depressing it is for the person affected and everyone around him. Becker is inspirational not only because of his being one of the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-30-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By bustapr
Eminence FDM speakers are another option though...

Eminence FDM speakers are another option though not as drastic as 25dB reduction. I believe FDM speakers do up to 9dB, but low end is affected at higher attenuation. both are decent speakers which...
Forum: Recordings 07-23-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By bustapr
guitar clipping at reaper input

hello, I noticed that reaper input always clips when I play my guitar. I use reaper to play around with different amp sims and backing tracks, but no recording. I set up my USB interface input so it...
Forum: Recordings 06-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By bustapr
I didnt say I was using GR5 to get any distorted...

I didnt say I was using GR5 to get any distorted tones, I just mentioned that I use it as an effects processor(delay and reverb) and sometimes as an IR whenever Im not using the TPA-1(Ignite amps...
Forum: Recordings 06-13-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By bustapr
why not just make things simpler by using the fx...

why not just make things simpler by using the fx loop on your amp(preamp out).

just use a regular instrument cable from your preamp out to your POD UX2. Set the gain levels on the interface, then...
Forum: Recordings 06-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By bustapr
raw guitar recording?

hello, I hope Im not being too much of a nuisance by asking if someone can point me or send me a raw guitar mp3 for testing equipment.

I built a preamp from a high gain amp and as far as I know it...
Forum: Recordings 06-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By bustapr
if Im not mistaken, Guitar Rig 5 now comes with...

if Im not mistaken, Guitar Rig 5 now comes with some Red Wirez IRs, and GR5 also comes with its own IR loader called Reflektor which is MUCH easier to use than Kefir. which doubles as a decent reverb.
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