Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby mouseball » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:12 pm

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Agnes » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:41 pm

Nat can you please tell us why youve used inductor circuits, and why they are better?

As there's been some talk of silly guitars, I bought this recently.
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Pretty stoked on it so far, will probably swap out the trem system at some stage for something more reliable.
Been heaps of fun hooning this cunt though.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby buckton » Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:01 pm

Tunebot looks interesting, I was using a torque key but I might pick up one of those, do they make you play in time?
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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Nathanael » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:19 am

Inductors... I still don't really understand them completely. The reason I used them is that I had an old 1970s american upright organ that slowly died so I stripped it for parts. Apart from the obvious speakers, amp, switches etc I found what I thought were a heap of audio transformers in the back of it. After chatting with a friend and doing some tests we realised they were Inductors which in a really basic form are what creates the bell in a wah wah pedal, but in a more complex form are part of what makes a Pultec EQ so amazing.

Its a coil of copper that you run audio through and magic comes out the other end. You can just keep on boosting and things never go weird and stay sweet sounding. One of the odd things about all of that is that they naturally get a tighter Q/Bandwidth as you raise the boost/cut, so it tightens that EQ band but still never goes bad and phasey.
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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:49 am

buckton wrote:Tunebot looks interesting, I was using a torque key but I might pick up one of those, do they make you play in time?


Nothing can make me play in time.

They're pretty good, haven't had much time to really try it out other than tuning the snare and one tom... Seems to pick up a lot of overtones on my kit which has made tuning the pitches right a pain in the arse, probably get some moongel to sort it.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby yossarian » Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:28 pm

mouseball wrote:
yossarian wrote:I don't have time to read posts! I have to be all cool and shit on the internet!


I've liked you since 06 and you throw that in my face


That's a lie, no one likes me.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Nathanael » Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:07 pm

Not even his mum.
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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:15 am

Agnes wrote:As there's been some talk of silly guitars, I bought this recently.
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Pretty stoked on it so far, will probably swap out the trem system at some stage for something more reliable.
Been heaps of fun hooning this cunt though.


Jealous! I've always wanted one of these but want a black one.

Ever thought about a trem-stopper? Worth checking out. I'm gonna get one for my Dean RC7X.
http://www.guitarparts.co.nz/the-tremol ... -type.html

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:27 am

Skoll wrote:
buckton wrote:Tunebot looks interesting, I was using a torque key but I might pick up one of those, do they make you play in time?


Nothing can make me play in time.

They're pretty good, haven't had much time to really try it out other than tuning the snare and one tom... Seems to pick up a lot of overtones on my kit which has made tuning the pitches right a pain in the arse, probably get some moongel to sort it.


Tunebots are great! About fucking time there was a product of this ilk on the market for drummers.

I tend to make sure there's a towel muting the side your not tuning so you don't get as much overtone interference.
The charts they have at the tune-bot website are awesome starting points:
http://www.tune-bot.com/drum-tuning.html

I tend to go for maximum resonance so tune both heads the same and use little or no muffling at all. If I do then it's usually a bit of black masking tape.

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Great choice of equipment on all your drum gears SKOLL. 8)

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:15 pm

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Always wanted a simple looper and this one fits the bill. Just using it for jamming solos over riffs and chord progressions.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Nathanael » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:14 pm

How long does that sucka loop for?

Just copped this DIY SSL stereo compressor
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And off to pick up this multi pattern valve mic today
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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:11 pm

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Ibanez Prestige RG (Made In Japan). Year = ???

Brought this guitar off a mate for $450 (included the case aswell). Bareknuckle AFTERMATH was the only pickup in the bridge but had that taken out and got these put into them:

Dimarzio D-Activator in the Bridge.
Dimarzio Liquifire in the Neck.
5-Way toggle switch which means "Position 2 = Single Coil Bridge" and "Position 4 = Single-coil Neck.

Decided to finally try out some passive pickups and thoroughly love them for the clarity. Such a huge difference in sound when I'm used to EMG 81's and Seymour Duncan Blackouts.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby TimShadbolt » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:57 pm

Good score imo.

Date your Ibanez serial number: http://www.guitardaterproject.org/ibanez.aspx

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:36 pm

TimShadbolt wrote:Good score imo.

Date your Ibanez serial number: http://www.guitardaterproject.org/ibanez.aspx


Fucking brilliant!!! Cheers bruva!

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Fuji-gen Plant, Japan
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Production Number: 10661


Now I understand their numbering system.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby TimShadbolt » Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:50 am

Oh hells yeah. That's the factory you want it to be from. Nice purchase mang.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:25 pm

This week:

15" Medium Saluda Nemesis hi-hats
16" Medium Saluda Nemesis crash
18" Medium Thin Saluda Nemesis crash
21" Medium Dark Saluda Nemesis ride

Got them with the circle lathing too:

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Also got my eye on a 14 x 6.5 Pearl Sensitone Bronze snare. Need to get some clamps and cymbal arms next as well....

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby blastman » Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:18 am

Skoll wrote:This week:

15" Medium Saluda Nemesis hi-hats
16" Medium Saluda Nemesis crash
18" Medium Thin Saluda Nemesis crash
21" Medium Dark Saluda Nemesis ride

Got them with the circle lathing too:

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Also got my eye on a 14 x 6.5 Pearl Sensitone Bronze snare. Need to get some clamps and cymbal arms next as well....


Guess we'll be hearing these cymbals in action at the Wellies Ulcerate concert?

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:52 pm

Will only have the 16" and the snare. The others are being made still as they do custom cymbals.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby xCaptainx » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:20 pm

Picked up a 1987 USA Fender Strat last week. It feels and sounds great.

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Also completed my set up.

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Replaced my powered monitor with an Atomic CLR wedge, and also added a Mission Engineering SP-1 expression pedal.

Atomic CLR wedge is kind of redundant now I'm using In Ear Monitors, but it sounds great and and it's still good to have a stage reference to fill out the stage sound somewhat.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Agnes » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:37 pm

You're into some weird shit man. :wink:

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:57 am

Got this snare yesterday, Bronze Pearl Sensitone. It came with SKB hard case too.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby stenchcore666 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:30 pm

Skoll wrote:Got this snare yesterday, Bronze Pearl Sensitone. It came with SKB hard case too.

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whats the BPM on that?

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby yossarian » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:50 pm

xCaptainx wrote:Picked up a 1987 USA Fender Strat last week. It feels and sounds great.

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Also completed my set up.

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Replaced my powered monitor with an Atomic CLR wedge, and also added a Mission Engineering SP-1 expression pedal.

Atomic CLR wedge is kind of redundant now I'm using In Ear Monitors, but it sounds great and and it's still good to have a stage reference to fill out the stage sound somewhat.


How does Sultans of swing sound?

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:44 pm

stenchcore666 wrote:
Skoll wrote:Got this snare yesterday, Bronze Pearl Sensitone. It came with SKB hard case too.

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whats the BPM on that?


666 min
1488 max

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Agnes » Tue Nov 12, 2013 12:52 pm

What are these like for bass?
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And at $320?

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:33 pm

Used to have one, was alright but you'd be better off just getting another Wasp.
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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Skoll » Tue Nov 12, 2013 2:34 pm

blastman wrote:Image


Hate to break it to you but if you want to play HELLCORE in SEKHT you'll need to trade that in for a Dean.

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Drax » Tue Nov 12, 2013 4:00 pm

Agnes wrote:What are these like for bass?
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And at $320?

Surely worth it for the groovy design, graphic EQ and use of gothic lettering alone.

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Postby Agnes » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:24 pm

Drax wrote:
Agnes wrote:What are these like for bass?
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And at $320?

Surely worth it for the groovy design, graphic EQ and use of gothic lettering alone.

That's what I'm after. Cheers!

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Re: Your lastest musical-instrument acquisitions/cost

Postby Drax » Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:27 pm

Who cares if it sounds patu. It looks like it's from 1980! Should suit your retro hard rock bands well.


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