This may be off topic but I know you guys are pretty clever and helpful !! (Have I buttered ya up e'nuf?)I have a small amp that I use to power my MP3 player with my under the pillow speakers for…Continue
The pictures of everyones fav builds got me thinking (verrrrryyyy dangerous) ....Has anyone used some kind of switch that can activate some led lights, sort of the way an EQ meter works. It would be…Continue
"I usually make a wood saddle with a slot deep enough and wide enough to accomodate the rod, with a hole out the bottom for the wire, topped by 3" common nail trimmed down to rest on the rod - with enough clearance at the top to provide good…"
"Thanx Taff - I was just joking - sometimes it just jumps out - sometimes words just strike me funny - today it was "fulcrum" - probably the same reason that in my shop when I talk to myself I use cartoon voices - makes me seem more…"
"This is getting tooooo complicated - I always thought "the fulcum" was that complete chunk you finally got coughed up when you inhaled while eating toast !!!! Am I right??? AmI right????
;-) ;-) - I need emoticons!!!"
"Hey Taff - I should have gone back and checked my old gits - I tried to lead you astray !!! What I used to do was use a rod piezo in the bridge and then wire it in with a disc mounted under the neck, near the bridge. It's purpose was just to…"
"Thanx for getting me back on track - it's been a long time since I used piezos - I've been wiring my speakers in series to bump up impedence so at my advanced age !!.....well.....what was I saying..... never mind...."
"Hey Bryan - I just saw your message - Wow, I haven't used piezos for a long time - I would wire the piezos in series because it seems to take the harshness out of them. I would usually glue the disc to the back of the neck inside the box.…"
"Hey Taffy - (I wanted to nickname my Grandson David, "Taffy", but his mother would have none of it !!! So, Punkin it became)Anyway, maybe try series, it really seems to calm them down - I don't understand all the in's and…"
We are well. We had a series of ice storms that caused problems for some, but nothing compared to what many north of us face every year.
I love it here! We're from the west coast (California and Washington) but the Navy has my wife stationed here (she doesn't like the mid-south weather). But being here has been a goldmine for my music and I've been able to connect with my family roots.