Author Archives: cormac74

Synth DIY build part 2 (brief)

A quick update before a more detailed post coming in the next few days. After building, and populating, the front panel for the MFOS SoundLab I started populating the pcb. Besides a few minor issues (I didn’t have every resistor … Continue reading

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Synth DIY build part 1

This will be the first in a series of posts on my first Synth build. How many will be in that series? I’m not quite sure yet. I wouldn’t like to put a number on it as I really don’t … Continue reading

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…But I don’t do New Year’s resolutions.

Oh dear, have I become on of those people? You know, the ones who make new year’s resolutions. The ones who panic detox the first few days of January. The ones who throw a chunk of money at a gym … Continue reading

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Back in the saddle

Winter cycling – if anything sums up the attitude of putting on a coat and getting on with it then surely this is it. Or, at least putting on an extra pair of socks, and a few layers of lycra. … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

A quick picture-based post on spraying a guitar. The guitar in question is an ’89 Squier, in it’s original ‘Priest sock’ black Here’s the body with all the hardware removed. You can see my previous DIY shielding project. 80 grit … Continue reading

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VHT Special 6 – modded

At the end of last summer I splashed out and treated myself on a new amp, my very first ‘new’ amp! I was on the look out for a small tube amp that would suit my needs – i.e. plodding … Continue reading

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Budget Wah

So a couple of days ago I picked up a second-hand Wah pedal. The DF2210 Daphon Wah Wah Pedal are usually available on e-Bay for no more than €30 new. Made in China in a plastic enclosure, they are definitely … Continue reading

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