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by RefD
Sat Jan 09, 2010 12:03 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cool Lap Steel guitars?
Replies: 31
Views: 10111

CraigS63 wrote:The Musician's Friend cheapies (looking at you - Rogue EA-3) seem to get bad reviews for the 1) wooden nut 2) extremely short scale.
as of late 2008 they no longer have a wooden nut.

and the scale is the same as the current crop of Fender lap steels.
by RefD
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone Had Their Tripp Lite Blow Up?
Replies: 12
Views: 2102

i've had two APC UPSes blow up and catch fire.

i keep a fire extinguisher handy now.
by RefD
Fri Jan 01, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What did Santa bring you this year? (2009)
Replies: 60
Views: 7660

My sweetie got me a cool little "beater" acoustic guitar - Yamaha FG-110 - to keep at the in-laws while we're staying here. oooh, i used to have one of those. it was actually my first guitar cos my mom bought it in 1974 and then never learned how to play. i loved that guitar...and then some asswipe...
by RefD
Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: BMI, ASCAP fees = lose my gig
Replies: 64
Views: 12483

protection rackets.
by RefD
Fri Dec 25, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Best Amp Modeler
Replies: 22
Views: 4343

the Tech 21 Liverpool and Blonde are both EXCELLENT. the POD Pro i got in 2001 still sees some use, but like an earlier poster i also bypass the effects (tho the compressor is good) and tweak the settings up cos the factory programs are ass. btw, Line 6 is blowing out the old style Floorboards (adds...
by RefD
Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: DIY Effect Pedal Kits-with bonus!
Replies: 23
Views: 9153

you guys may laugh but I use one of those "200 electronics projects" kits for tinkering. You know with the little springs for connections? its got transformers, diodes, resistors, caps, transistors and a couple ICs. This has been my test bed for a lot of my pedal mods. Very helpful when I revoiced ...
by RefD
Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:55 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: THIS is a control room!
Replies: 44
Views: 5563

i taxied past a few of these at Narita a couple of weeks back.

not sure i'd want to ride in one.
by RefD
Wed Nov 25, 2009 5:17 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: First visit to the Best Buy instrument department
Replies: 18
Views: 5950

I like the idea that there's somewhere that carries a modest assortment of strings/picks/sticks/heads, and is open well into the evening and on Sunday. I was going to say the same thing...Targets around me have strings/picks and some super-cheap electric guitars/basses. I always thought it was cool...
by RefD
Wed Nov 25, 2009 5:10 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Ibanez AD230 delay insides
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

i love stuff like this, thanks for posting it!

also, that looks like a sweet Jupiter 4.
by RefD
Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:55 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Boost/OD Pedals?
Replies: 56
Views: 10166

jv wrote:Crowther Hotcake.
OH YES!

also, Paul Crowther stands behind his products and is very prompt in both correspondence and in getting any problem sorted out.

the Hotcake is sounds great to me and seems to love EL-84s and 6V6s.
by RefD
Wed Nov 25, 2009 4:50 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I'd like a cheap analog synth, please
Replies: 56
Views: 13951

hautacam wrote:Another vote for the SCI Six Trak, it is a great little synth.
and another.

i feel sick whenever i remember that i sold mine. :(
by RefD
Tue Nov 24, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Best Isolation Headphones for Around $100
Replies: 19
Views: 4320

at the $100 price point, the Sennheiser HD280s win for me.
by RefD
Sun Nov 22, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Recording the girlfriend again...
Replies: 13
Views: 3214

sometimes i wish my wife was a musician.

the rest of the time i'm glad she isn't.
by RefD
Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:42 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: What are you listening to today?
Replies: 787
Views: 172469

The Beatles - Revolver
Tim Finn - Say It Is So
Steely Dan - Aja

also, some bizarre old Malaysian space disco LP i found while poking about in a bin here in Kuching. never knew this stuff existed. loads of slap echo and wah on the bass and what sounds like phaser on group vocals.
by RefD
Tue Nov 17, 2009 4:23 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Latest gear you've acquired.....
Replies: 3960
Views: 856319

blackdiscoball wrote: Just bought a Tr-707 for $20 at a thrift store. Cost more to by a power supply for it... now to read the manual and figure out how to use it. That is one hell of a deal. I thought so. I really like the sound of it and its about as easy to use as most old drum machines. I wish ...