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Any thoughts on Peavey Rage 158?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Mar 31, 2020. 1 Reply

I found this locally via Facebook marketplace, $20. Plugged it in for a few minutes and tinkered around with my 3 string with a rod piezo, seems like a decent little amp. Anyone have experience with…Continue

 

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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Finally got a few hours to get one of my benches cleaned off and organized - far too many months overdue. Now how long can I keep it that way?"
May 27
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I know absolutely nothing about pickups, beyond the basic differences between a piezo and a magnetic pickup. What is going on with a "scatterwound" that makes it behave differently?"
May 15
MadGomer replied to Southern Ray's discussion License Plate Guitar
"Where are you located Ray? I found mine recently at a flea market for about $3. Saw many that were more expensive but this one fit the need."
Apr 6
MadGomer replied to Southern Ray's discussion Missed the Mark On Zero Fret
"Agreed, I was only suggesting this as a way to toughen up the string grooves on a wooden nut, not for the neck itself. I used a walnut nut and saddle on my very first CBG build and it is holding up fine, but it's strung up with wound strings,…"
Apr 6
MadGomer replied to Southern Ray's discussion Missed the Mark On Zero Fret
"What about the baking soda and superglue trick to create a hard surface for the strings to ride on? Thinking you could file oversized grooves in the mahogany, fill with CA/soda, then clean it up with a file and recut string grooves in the hard stuff."
Apr 5
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
Apr 5
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Beautiful piece of work!"
Apr 5
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Awesome work sir, well done!"
Nov 22, 2020
MadGomer replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Start by confirming that your scale length is correct for the fret spacing you used. Measure from the point of contact between the string and "nut" and the point of contact with the bridge. If that's what you intended, then start…"
Nov 22, 2020
MadGomer commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Generally dowels help with alignment more so than adding strength. A well executed glue joint is every bit as strong as the wood itself"
Nov 13, 2020
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Awesome work Taff!"
Nov 13, 2020
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"It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that clang!!!"We're discussing homemade dobro ideas.  From dog bowls to paint can lids and whatever else you can dream up...we wanna see it!  What do you use on your cigar box guitars to get that metal sound?  Do you have a technique that projects sound like a dobro? Let's hear it!  See More
Nov 10, 2020
MadGomer commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Rich, we all start from ground zero, and learn by doing so enjoy your journey. One mistake (educational opportunity?) I made on my first two was to use a 1X2 alone for the neck. With no fretboard, and a little relief for lid and piezo clearance,…"
Nov 1, 2020
MadGomer commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Rich, depends on personal preference, hand size, and the style of playing you plan for the instrument. More string height impacts intonation and makes it harder to play unless you are mainly thinking slide. Tell us a little more about your…"
Oct 28, 2020
MadGomer commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Piling on to Taffy's comment, a piezo pickup (rod or disk) will operate off the vibration of whatever it is attached to, rather than the strings, so it's more likely to reflect the characteristics of the sign you're using than a mag…"
Oct 27, 2020
MadGomer replied to T-Gripped's discussion License Plates for LPGs in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"TG, as with most stuff in life, the answer is "it depends." Depends on the condition of the plate and the look you're after. For cleaning - good old hot soapy water, maybe even run them through the dishwasher, to get bugs, dirt, and…"
Oct 6, 2020

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