Anyway, Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones is generally accredited with being the first guy to defret a fretted electric bass, and his bass playing is pretty much as solid as you could ever want. Who is online Users browsing this forum: After trying every Jazz bass I could get my hands on around a dozen , I settled for the aforementioned Mexican Fender in a pristine Agave Blue finish. I had a brainwave: July 15, in FX , General Tags: The pots were okay, but the.

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Rude Mechanical

All I have to do is make those two ends touch, and the circuit is completed. For the record, parallel cable has 19 conductors — this means you could use an octave-and-a-half bass pedal unit to extend your range.

Notice I said nail, not screw — this is the other part of my stuff-up: Strikes me as being like a Tube Driver but wth a different EQ. Giyatone Rude, send me your details seeing you are a local, you may certainly have a blast on this thing! August 14, in BassGeneralGuitar Tags: Any large capacitors see those honking great black ones?

Its one of these bad boys he’s got. After trying every Jazz bass I could get my hands on around a dozenI settled for the aforementioned Mexican Fender in a pristine Agave Blue finish. I opened up the Guyayone to have a look inside, and fix the sticky keys.


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By breaking those leads out to a socket, I can make similiar arrangements on the bass pedals. Mostly due to the extra hassle of lugging the keyboard around to bass gigs, and my continued difficulty in finding another cheap MIDI capable keyboard without velocity sensitivity.

Keep a container handy — I use inverted CD spool cases. In this picture you can clearly see the conductive strips, like interlocking fingers, and the two ground traces in the bottom right under the bit of foam.

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Failure to do so can result in your threads or posts to be deleted without notice. However, I must fess up to having done something pretty effing stupid: But you can’t shut the doors on a motorcycle.

I have a tendancy towards progressive music, so these appeal to me. I originally posted this article on the OzBass forums a few months ago. I missed Jaco first time around, and although I respect where he took the electric bass, I have never really got into him since.


This exposes the contact board brown, with the diodes visible on the underside which is the main point of interest.

After much internal deliberation, ive decided to put this pedal up for sale. July 13, in Bass Tags: Forum rules Before you post on this forum read the Forum Rules in the first stickied thread. I asked around, and posted a request on the Ozprog.

No worries though, the synth plays as normal on the lowest octave despite my butchery modifications. Where I double up on colours, I used a loop of tape to differentiate. Use at your own risk. Upcoming project blogs July 14, in Uncategorized Tags: MIDI bass pedals Leave a comment.

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Ben Eastaugh and Chris Sternal-Johnson. Then I found that a few people had made their own, using old organ bass pedals and cheap keyboards, and the hook was well and truly set. This was the stock wiring; random pots with 6mm shafts, and a.

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