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  1. Update: So far everything has gone smoothly...

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    So far everything has gone smoothly with the installation of one of the new 1Tb SSD drives in my studio pc, my pc's Bios detected it right away so that's a very good sign, it means my...
  2. Update: Just got a parcel card in my mailbox,...

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    Just got a parcel card in my mailbox, the four new 1Tb SSD drives I ordered have arrived in the post, going to pick them up from the post office later on this afternoon.....Woohoo!!!!

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  3. Update: Been a while so I thought I would post...

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    Been a while so I thought I would post an update on this thread, anyway, if you build one of these and it is working properly but sounds slightly off, you can use a multimeter set to say...
  4. Gave my red Fuzz Face a test-out to see if it's...

    Gave my red Fuzz Face a test-out to see if it's still working, cause I'm going to use it at an up-and-coming gig at the Nirvana club on Thursday next week, fortunately it is still working perfect.
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    I've been really getting into playing Blues in a...

    I've been really getting into playing Blues in a big way ever since I bought my Fender Mexican Telecaster, last Thursday I got the chance to play some live music with some local Darwin musicians at...
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    @ Frankenwashie Wow.....looks awesome, is that...

    @ Frankenwashie Wow.....looks awesome, is that a pre-made brass nut or is it one you made yourself?
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    Another gig coming up next Thursday.

    Got another live gig coming up next Thursday, it's at a venue called the Nirvana club which is literally about 50m or so from where my new flat is, I went there last Thursday and had a great time...
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    Update: My older brother just let me know that...

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    My older brother just let me know that he has sent the Telequipment D33R Oscilloscope in the post to me, so it should arrive in maybe a couple of weeks, will post some more pics of it...
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    Sometimes the solder-lugs on the pots can go a...

    Sometimes the solder-lugs on the pots can go a bit loose if too much heat from the soldering iron is applied for too long when soldering connections, this can cause the output to go a bit...
  10. I just recently had a guy come to my new flat to...

    I just recently had a guy come to my new flat to do an inspection on it for Asbestos, fortunately he didn't find any which is a big relief, since I don't ever want to end up with Mesothelioma.
  11. I just gave that little experiment a go and I...

    I just gave that little experiment a go and I noticed that when I gently pull-up on the string just in front of the saddle, it goes from being sharp to being pretty much in tune, so, I used a blue...
  12. Update: Just got an email notification...

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    Just got an email notification saying that the four 1Tb 2.5" SSD drives I ordered have been sent in the post, it's just a case of waiting till they are delivered.
  13. Update: Finally got the new 1Tb SSD hard...

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    Finally got the new 1Tb SSD hard drives ordered for my studio pc, now it's just a case of sitting back and waiting till they arrive in the post, I bought four of them, three will be...
  14. Going to be ordering my new 1Tb SSD hard drives...

    Going to be ordering my new 1Tb SSD hard drives next week so it'll be the dawn of a new era for me, no more traditional mechanical hard drives, had quite a few go bad without any warning, and I think...
  15. I'll give that a try when I get the guitar...

    I'll give that a try when I get the guitar strung-up again, it doesn't have any strings or a nut on it at the moment, but when it did have strings on it, I noticed that some of them would come back...
  16. Yep, it seems like the strings are binding in the...

    Yep, it seems like the strings are binding in the nut slot, well the one for the A-string is a big offender, the low E-string is binding too, I've tried using permanently lubricated Tusq XL nuts with...
  17. Update: Well....I tried four times in a row to...

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    Well....I tried four times in a row to cut a good bone nut and mucked-it-up four times in a row, got one bone nut blank left, besides the .032 nut-slotting file is a little bit too thin...
  18. Well....it took me a couple of tries, not to...

    Well....it took me a couple of tries, not to mention some not-so-nice verbally spoken words, but I finally managed to get a new bone nut installed on my Fender USA Strat, only had to tweak the...
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    It would have been great if the guy had given us...

    It would have been great if the guy had given us an audio demo so we could hear what the guitar sounds like.
  20. Microsoft just released the May 2019 feature update for Windows 10.

    Hey Everyone,

    Microsoft just released the May 2019 feature update for Windows 10, my new Acer Aspire 5 laptop got the big update last night and it seems to be working fine, I've had no issues with...
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    Check this out!!!

    A guy posted a video on youtube of him making a guitar body out of resin, thought this would be of interest to my fellow forum members:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZiRwCuAV_0
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    Here's a pic of the 20Mhz Dual Trace solid state...

    Here's a pic of the 20Mhz Dual Trace solid state Oscilloscope I bought, with the help of my dad, from Dick Smith Electronics back in 1998:

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    It's a more modern design than the D33R, has a...
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    Apparently it could be either 1950's or 1960's...

    Apparently it could be either 1950's or 1960's vintage, so yeah it's an oldie, it's most likely 1960's vintage, I did manage to find circuit diagrams for the model D33, which is basically the same as...
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    Cheers, when it arrives I'll make sure I post...

    Cheers, when it arrives I'll make sure I post some more pics of it in this thread, including some of the insides.
  25. Cheers, my biggest problem is trying to keep the...

    Cheers, my biggest problem is trying to keep the file at 90 degrees to the fret board and also 90 degrees to the front of the nut, so that the string will ring cleanly without sitar-buzzing, I've...
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