What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Schematics, layouts & other technical mumbo jumbo.

Moderator: The Captain

User avatar
sledz
Posts: 74
Joined: Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:47 pm
Location: PL

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by sledz » Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:30 pm

simonm wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:44 pm
I've been experimenting with '60s hobby mag fuzzers - this one has 4 OC71s and sounds GOOD!
4 ge tranny circuit? interesting!

i'm working on my first amp project, tweed deluxe clone:

Image
User avatar
Dr Tony Balls
Posts: 2047
Joined: Wed Aug 17, 2011 3:42 pm
Location: Brooklyn

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by Dr Tony Balls » Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:58 pm

sledz wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:30 pm
simonm wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 4:44 pm
I've been experimenting with '60s hobby mag fuzzers - this one has 4 OC71s and sounds GOOD!
4 ge tranny circuit? interesting!

i'm working on my first amp project, tweed deluxe clone:

Image
Got one too many preamp tube socket holes there!
User avatar
sledz
Posts: 74
Joined: Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:47 pm
Location: PL

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by sledz » Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:20 pm

Dr Tony Balls wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:58 pm
Got one too many preamp tube socket holes there!
true. this chassis was convenient to use for this project and i'll cover one hole with a blanking plate :)
User avatar
Jim Goad
Posts: 3341
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:23 pm
Location: Oxfordshire UK

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by Jim Goad » Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:24 pm

Shitty old Mustang is the donor for a pickup tester guitar. Cardboard body made it very easy to open up that swimming pool route. :lol: Surprisingly good neck on this thing though.
3645F87C-B893-4D0A-AC62-2D5027FAC439.jpeg
3645F87C-B893-4D0A-AC62-2D5027FAC439.jpeg (977.07 KiB) Viewed 195 times
C16B70D5-5C4A-47FA-8DF7-5085B6A454E4.jpeg
C16B70D5-5C4A-47FA-8DF7-5085B6A454E4.jpeg (1.59 MiB) Viewed 195 times
It's like an orange on a toothpick
User avatar
daCod
Posts: 9224
Joined: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:01 pm
Location: BunzTown NE

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by daCod » Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:45 am

That’s crazy man!!!
When I saw you with that lost look on your face saying you had just saw ET, I thought "uh oh, game over" - innerflight
(\__/)
(='.'=)
(")_(")

all you need is love baby, you're a rich man :tu:
User avatar
Jim Goad
Posts: 3341
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:23 pm
Location: Oxfordshire UK

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by Jim Goad » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:22 pm

This old Jedson has had 3 different bridges over the years. None of them in the right place!
Customer wanted TOM to replace the Jazzmaster bridge that had been placed much too close to the tailpiece. It will now intonate properly for the first time in the 40+ years it has existed.
8B5C1518-4DEA-41B0-ACEC-683C8ADF6407.jpeg
8B5C1518-4DEA-41B0-ACEC-683C8ADF6407.jpeg (782.97 KiB) Viewed 84 times
It's like an orange on a toothpick
User avatar
Jim Goad
Posts: 3341
Joined: Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:23 pm
Location: Oxfordshire UK

Re: What is on your workbench Tinkerers?

Post by Jim Goad » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:50 pm

DD6E0FCA-BC23-4255-9DD4-8B5533C068C9.jpeg
DD6E0FCA-BC23-4255-9DD4-8B5533C068C9.jpeg (772.79 KiB) Viewed 33 times
Pickup test guitar in action.
Bulldog clips arrive tomorrow to allow fast wiring changes. I’ll rig up various pots and caps that I can just clip in place.
It's like an orange on a toothpick
Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests