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#41
Quote by That_Pink_Queen
I'm gonna right out a little explanation. Will edit.

great, person x could likely work out the volume/ wah switch if he/she knew how some of the other stuff worked
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Volume=Emotion.
#42
^Posted, look at the bottom of the last page.
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#43
****!!!!!!!!


My pedal wont work! first of all, I tried it and it was fine, but after about a minute it seemed like it was stuck in one wah postition. It kept suddenly cutting out and in, stciking in various positions.

I then turned it off and came back 5 mins later. Now when I turn it on,it literally acts like a killswitch.I just cant hear anything in clean and it take away 99% of my gain when on distortion.

WHY!!!!????

Whats theproblem? The Inductor looks wierd, it isnt just a black round circle. Its a 15 year old GCB-95. Help please!
#44
^If you modded it, check all the solder joints. And also remember, if you took out the buffer, you need to add the new switch too.
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#45
Problem Solved!
When I was rocking the treadle, the thing that was ment to be turning wasnt.Its fine now!

BUT NEW PROBLEM!

It has like, 0 sweep! How can I mod it to get loads of sweep, rather than it suddenly changing?
#46
^Mess with the 1.5k resistor. That will help to a certain extent, after that I think a new pot might be in order.
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#49
^Thanks. Ill drop by ELFA (swedish electronic store) and get all the componenets.

Could you make a list of all hte components i need?
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#50
^It says right on the picture man...just look at all the stuff on there! Heh, you could even print out the picture and just show it to them.

NOW, for all you Zakk fans, heres the only difference between the Original Crybaby, and the Zakk signature:

c1-.01uF
c8-.22uF

Fasel inductor
metal film resistors
film caps

PCB shot:
http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g281/jimbob_09/DSC00560.jpg
Look, it even uses the GCB-95 circuit board

Hope this is still interesting to you guys...
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#52
^I know of one, but I've gotta find the link again.

You don't need the pic though, just read the resistor and cap codes and make the appropriate changes..
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#53
I just took out my chip to my Vox wah, super easy. I was wondering how much a whole new better chip would cost?
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#54
Whats the big black thing on the board? And how do you desolder things?
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#55
It's an inductor. To desolder, use a desoldering braid or sucker.
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#56
What would be a good really vocal inductor?
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#57
Fasel?
Halo?
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#58
Is it 68k or 6.8k?
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Last edited by The Master Plan at Jul 3, 2006,
#59
I was looking at the Halo one on Ebay. Would I just de solder the old one and pin it down then solder it? Would that be it?
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#60
Quote by That_Pink_Queen
^It says right on the picture man...just look at all the stuff on there! Heh, you could even print out the picture and just show it to them.

NOW, for all you Zakk fans, heres the only difference between the Original Crybaby, and the Zakk signature:

c1-.01uF
c8-.22uF

Fasel inductor
metal film resistors
film caps

PCB shot:
http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g281/jimbob_09/DSC00560.jpg
Look, it even uses the GCB-95 circuit board

Hope this is still interesting to you guys...


Can you be more descriptive for simple minds like me? I just did the range adjustment but the original wah is still to "intense" (lack of a better word)

I think I can do the Zakk mod if I knew where to get the parts... Does radio shack have them?

(I'm also going to do a LED mod)
#61
Master plan:
Yep, just solder out the old inductor and solder in the new one and you're good to go.

Sandman:
If you look on the board, all the little components are labelled. C1 and C8 are to capacitors, all you have to do is replace the old capacitors with these new values. You also need to plug in a Fasel inductor, just order one from somewhere(these aren't at RS) and then you just solder it in. Pretty easy.

The Zakk wah also has different type components in the other positions(but the same values.) The version Dunlop sells uses metal film capacitors(usually more quiet, as in less interference), and film capacitors instead of the box type. These aren't really necessary changes, but they might help somewhat. I don't think RS has metal film resistors.
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#62
I've heard that the Zakk Wyldes are now using surface mount devices like the bigger one (the Wylde and the 535Q)?
#63
^Someone on DIYstompboxes posted a pic, and IIRC it was through-hole PCB, but I wouldn't be suprised if they moved on to SMD.

I remember it pretty vividly though, because Dunlop uses(or used) the GCB-95 board for most of it's wahs it seems.
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#64
How do you unsolder things? Do you just heat it up?
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#65
Nope, you need either desoldering braid (a thick copper wire type thing) or a desoldering pump.

With that vacuum pump you just heat it up and use it to suck the liquid solder away.

With the braid you place the braid over the joint you're desoldering, then you push soldering iron onto the braid above the joint. The solder melts into the braid and none is left on the joint.
#66
My wah buzzes way too much, I even pick up radio stations.
Whats wrong with it, heres a picture of my board.
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#67
Quote by The Master Plan
My wah buzzes way too much, I even pick up radio stations.
Whats wrong with it, heres a picture of my board.



The Diplextor bearings are bad... you need to swap them out using foreign condenser module... I suggest the prisimatic duplicator modulator.

Good luck!
#69
What are you talking about? Modules? NVm you just joined July, so your probably a newb trying to get attention.
Ill check the PCB right now..
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Last edited by The Master Plan at Jul 9, 2006,
#70
It doesnt make loud buzz any more, probably because the wires were under the board (Circut board = PCB?). Also I had one screw that didn't have the rubber on the bottom, so I just left it off, could thatve been the problem too?
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Last edited by The Master Plan at Jul 9, 2006,
#72
Quote by MrSandMan
The Diplextor bearings are bad... you need to swap them out using foreign condenser module... I suggest the prisimatic duplicator modulator.

Good luck!


you forgot the flux capacitor
#73
How would I go about doing the AC jack mod and LED mod? I have been searching, but I havent found out how.
#74
If you look for the DC jack on www.smallbearelec.com there is a picture that shows how it works in the catalog.
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#75
I've always wondered if a volume pedal switch was possible. I will probably look into finding a used vox wah and modding the crap out of it. Thanks for putting this up and hopefully ridding us of the daily "wah mod" threads.
#76
hey for the fasel thing, do you just like, put it in? or do you have to change pots or some ofther stuff?
#77
You just replace the inductor.
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#79
Order unless you have some very special stores in your area.
(This is where having your location say more than "hello" helps.)
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#80
yeah, ill change that location thing. i dont think ill actually be able to order them here ( holland) probably i'll need a site thats based in the UK