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by petersemple
07 Aug 2017, 17:48
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Body vs Kit vs Build from blank
Replies: 27
Views: 421

Re: Body vs Kit vs Build from blank

I must admit I am tempted by the Pitbull ES335 Bass kit. I have always loved the 335s, but can't justify owning one with the little guitar I actually play... a bass version however. I know a few people make ready to rock versions, but where's the fun in that? A bolt on neck does give you a few extra...
by petersemple
06 Aug 2017, 17:55
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Body vs Kit vs Build from blank
Replies: 27
Views: 421

Re: Body vs Kit vs Build from blank

Get a book by Melvin Hiscock on building guitars and read through it several times. I think it is worth it for anyone who plays guitar, as you understand how they are made a lot better. Massively useful for anybody who wants to build one.
by petersemple
06 Aug 2017, 14:00
Forum: Pedals and Accessories - Classifieds
Topic: FS: $20 overdrive pedal
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: FS: $20 pedals

Done, PM me you bank details
by petersemple
06 Aug 2017, 10:22
Forum: Pedals and Accessories - Classifieds
Topic: FS: $20 overdrive pedal
Replies: 5
Views: 259

Re: FS: $20 pedals

My son might be very interested in the Phaser. Can it take a battery or are they power supply only? Also, what do you think postage to 4157 would be?
by petersemple
30 Jul 2017, 20:50
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: "Backline supplied"
Replies: 32
Views: 672

Re: "Backline supplied"

It's to discourage you from putting your drink down on the amp?
by petersemple
19 Jul 2017, 20:09
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Ibanez SR900 Bartolini MK1 upgrade options.
Replies: 25
Views: 656

Re: Ibanez SR900 Bartolini MK1 upgrade options.

One thing to note with the EMG's is that you don't get any volume boost. With their system the volume boost is in the pickups. I think they sound good though, and mine is on a pair of Bart soapbars.
by petersemple
11 Jul 2017, 10:42
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection

Yep, slo blo fuse in an amp is to make sure the fuse doesn't pop every time (or nearly every time) you turn the amp on. I does mean though that a fault potentially has more time to damage extra parts of the circuit before it goes. I think from memory that a slo blo will pop more quickly the higher t...
by petersemple
10 Jul 2017, 19:37
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection

Just did a quick google for "fuel tank chameleon fuse" and it seems as if there is one in there.
by petersemple
10 Jul 2017, 19:35
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Pedal board power ?fuse ?surge protection

How much experience have you got with wiring for mains power? You would need to wire this up to a kettle plug, and then make sure it was adequately insulated. If you are confident to do that, then that would work. If not then it could end very badly.
by petersemple
10 Jul 2017, 16:31
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Adding strap button to a guitar
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Re: Adding strap button to a guitar

No cutaway - dreadnought style acoustic with no cutaway.
by petersemple
08 Jul 2017, 18:10
Forum: Lutherie
Topic: Adding strap button to a guitar
Replies: 3
Views: 127

Adding strap button to a guitar

OK so not a bass question but I know there are people here knowledgeable about smaller stringed instruments as well. I have had an acoustic for ages, and there is no strap button on the neck end of the body, so I have had to tie the strap to the head - folk style :) I have decided to finally take th...
by petersemple
30 Jun 2017, 07:16
Forum: Basses
Topic: Case for a Washburn Status Headless
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Case for a Washburn Status Headless

I think it was the SKB-4 - Just the standard economy one.
by petersemple
29 Jun 2017, 20:22
Forum: Basses
Topic: Case for a Washburn Status Headless
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Case for a Washburn Status Headless

Checked out the SuperCheap one and it too narrow as well. Went to a music store and some of the bass cases were too narrow as well. The only guitar case they had that fit was an acoustic gig bag that I didn't really like. It fitted nicely into an SKB bass case, but I am starting to think that if I a...
by petersemple
27 Jun 2017, 19:52
Forum: Basses
Topic: Case for a Washburn Status Headless
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Case for a Washburn Status Headless

The Bass measures 350mm across the widest point, and every case I have seen is either 340 or 335 across (internally), so I wouldn't want to order one like that without trying it out first. That one that Heath linked to is 343mm internally, which is so close. I may just take a trip to our local Super...