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by ArmagideonTime
Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:30 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Greatest Question Ever: What soldering gun??
Replies: 25
Views: 5198

I've had a Weller WTCPT for 5 or 6 years now and use it almost 7 days a week currently, and i've never had a problem with it. it might be overpriced, but it's iconic looking and works flawlessly. Parts are very easy to find should it break. I bought it because of previous good experience with Cooper...
by ArmagideonTime
Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Is Anyone Using Two Mics For Kick Drum?
Replies: 62
Views: 10866

Dynamic in the shell and LDC out is more typical than 2 dynamics. As a particularly outstanding example (i think), on London Calling, Bill Price used a D12 in the shell, and a U47 outside the resonant head. I often use an Audix D6 (which i like the attack on more than most of my other low-freq mics,...
by ArmagideonTime
Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Replacing Pickups in a Hollowbody
Replies: 4
Views: 2108

Ashcat's right, i took insulation for granted, but it's important. I would probably opt for the crimp on connector as a solderless option rather than simply twisting the wires, especially with a coil of wire banging around in a hollow body, it could pull apart. But I'm sure you could get away with i...
by ArmagideonTime
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:56 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Replacing Pickups in a Hollowbody
Replies: 4
Views: 2108

Pickup Replacement in Hollowbody

Jackson, Most any wiring change in a hollowbody is a pain, because you have to work through the F holes due to lack of control cavities. If all you're doing is replacing a pickup though, and you know you don't like the old pickup there's an easier way. Remove yor strings, remove the old pickup and c...