Signs

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Yesterday i was at a garden party.. it suddenly started to rain, and we sheltered under the covered terrace. I casually found this capacitor on the ledge. Its poles are cut, but hey, the landlord could not quite figure out where it came from. It’s a sign. Vintage mojo sign.

bea!
yours truly

Catalinbread Heliotrope knock off

In a couple of days i put together the Heliotrope (a ring modulator in my book), as per Sabrotone layout..
(remember the useful comment as posted by someone to modify the switch:

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(Thanks to the original poster at Sabrotone, and the legendary IvIark for the original wiring layout) otherwise it will whine even when on bypass)

Though owning Electro Harmonix’ Frequency Analyzer in the big sexy old school case already, i did not really need another ring mod.. Nevertheless, here ’tis

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The usual spaghetti stuff
Outside.. just press play on tape

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8 bit flavor since it is supposed to crush code ahahah

bea!
yours truly

Psychedelic Combo!!

My friend Stef of Space Pony is an avid collector of italian musical instruments and devices.. hes been waiting for a Repeat Percussion forever.. and hes been lusting after a jen tonebender as of lately.
It’s been on my mind for a while to make a psychedelic toolbox pedal, ahah, with all that a 60es loving trippy musician would need.. but i have never made multi fx boxes.. i decided to box two effects in one for Stefano.
And it was working first off!
Wow..

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‘A metal slice of gruviere’ as the date called it..

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I only had a small 1590… goddamit my hands are so big its always a pain to work with these boxes..
To the left: vox/jen germanium tonebender, using q1, ac183 and q2, ac181 npn germanium. Very nice ♥.
To the right, the repeat percussion.
I had a cute multi colour led that flashed when youd switch the repeat percussion on but it caused all manners of noises.. replaced it with a blue led.
IT IS PSYCHE IN A BOX.
HAPPINESS.
So..on to the artwork.

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I used two nos italian decals from the 60es.
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bea!
yours truly

Seuss fuzz (at last..)

Mosrite fuzzrite clone for garage band, Seuss.
After building three different fuzzes for them, the one who got boxed is this. It suits the garage sound better than the previously tested, germanium fuzzface and maestro fz1.

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The artwork is nos vintage stuff too!
My mate Rev (he plays the Vox organ in Seuss) complained about the Vespa the guy is riding. He’s a Lambretta scooterist.
Oh gimme a break.

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bea!
yours truly

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