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    So how do you disable the microphone? Steve A.

    So how do you disable the microphone?

    Steve A.
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    Cool! I did want to point out for shoppers with...

    Cool! I did want to point out for shoppers with smaller budgets that there are some killer deals out there for factory refurbished off-lease business grade computers from HP, Dell, Lenovo, etc., with...
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    Sticky: Maximizing limited resourses on Samsung Tab 4 7.0

    As a hardcore archivist I create all sorts of files (downloads like PDF files of the newspapers I subscribe to digitally , screenshots, PDF files from webpages, and other documents) on my Samsung...
  4. When I built my Mission Amps 5E3 clone Bruce...

    When I built my Mission Amps 5E3 clone Bruce helped me design 2 mode switches to clean up the sound. One was a split plate load on one of initial gain stages and the other changed the values in the...
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    Not exactly post-punk but I always liked how...

    Not exactly post-punk but I always liked how Albert Lee set his delay to 150% of the beat to get some really cool double guitar effects on "Country Boy"...

    Steve A.

    Watch "The most famous and...
  6. If someone wants a Supro pickup like Ry Cooder...

    If someone wants a Supro pickup like Ry Cooder uses in his famous Coodercaster without trashing a vintage Supro lap steel a Lollar repro is the only option. He also makes repros of the Teisco gold...
  7. Jason fabricated all of the parts for these Supro...

    Jason fabricated all of the parts for these Supro repros himself so unless you have a good machine shop you might want to pass on it. My understanding is that he played lap steel himself many years...
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    The Guitar Forum here is all about guitars...

    The Guitar Forum here is all about guitars (guitar wiring, too.) I have several lap steels with 6 and 8 strings, console steels with 6, 8 and 10 strings and a rebuilt Sho Bud Professional 1 from the...
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    Are you feeling okay today??? Do I really need to...

    Are you feeling okay today??? Do I really need to remind the amp tech with 30,000+ posts here that the Marshall CF-driven tone stack was borrowed from the Fender 5F6A tweed bassman?
    You better take...
  10. Thread: New hum

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    How close and how new? With a battery powered...

    How close and how new? With a battery powered headphone amp that plugs into your noisiest guitar you could walk around and follow wherever it gets louder. Joyo has one for $20 but I'd go with a $40...
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    Sticky: A question for you, Terry...

    It was my understanding that the Linux kernel includes procedures for swapping RAM. What do you think impresses me the most about Android? The touch screen? The user interface?

    No, what impresses...
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    I keep a can of the water-based StewMac...

    I keep a can of the water-based StewMac conductive paint around and use it where the copper foil tape might be overkill. I ohm it out with test probes and it seems to work best with 3 properly timed...
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    Sticky: I was asking for a blind friend and have no idea...

    I was asking for a blind friend and have no idea where to even start looking. The blind have computers and laptops with regular displays just like us but they use screen reader software to be able to...
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    Yes, but it can be switched off to test that as...

    Yes, but it can be switched off to test that as was suggested earlier, right? Did anyone already mention light dimmers? Also is this a single family home or are there multiple units in which a...
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    To expand upon your reply, there is 60hz hum...

    To expand upon your reply, there is 60hz hum which a humbucking pickup addresses. As you said some hbs do that better than others.
    And there is a higher pitched "hash" static-y noise that is...
  16. Unabashed plug for Lollar Supro reproduction...

    Note: I spent many minutes composing this reply for a *different* Supro pickup in the Pickup Makers forum so I figured I might as well move it here to Guitar Tech...


    Jason Lollar is probably the...
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    Here is a smaller image for display...

    http://music-electronics-forum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=49718&d=1531595035


    And here is a larger image for downloading, etc.

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    I hope...
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    Sticky: Linux support for the blind community?

    Terry, I was talking to a blind friend who is always raving about the screen reader apps and programs on the Apple platforms so I was wondering how Linux has been working out for the unsighted. And...
  19. I understand how you want to fix this one last...

    I understand how you want to fix this one last issue (it is the last one, right?) and button up your amp but as a few people have mentioned here it might resolve itself on its own over time which can...
  20. Thank you for making such an informative post! I...

    Thank you for making such an informative post! I just started a new folder for my Evernote cloud archive titled "___MEF.CLASSICS" right next to the existing "___MEF" folder... and your post was the...
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    According to the Schatten site putting a piezo...

    According to the Schatten site putting a piezo disc on the cone can create feedback problems. If the dobro has a spider bridge they have two different kits, one with a condensor mic and preamp.
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  22. Oops! Wrong pickup...

    Oops! Wrong pickup...
  23. True enough, Justin... My own theory as to its...

    Slight derailing here... the "Custom 68" series are NOT reissues. Hence all the changes. These are not intended to be as spot- on as possible Like the 65 series are. Sure, they look the part, but...
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    It's only been a few days... my guess is that he...

    It's only been a few days... my guess is that he hasn't gotten around to checking the magnets yet. As to whether he will ever return your guess is as good as mine!

    Did we tell him that when he...
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    I forgot to mention that CTS/Emerson now makes a...

    I forgot to mention that CTS/Emerson now makes a No Load Tone/Blender pot for $8 that allows you to blend the bridge pickup with the neck and vice versa... 0% to 100%. Or go crazy and use it for all...
  26. I keep looking at the $249 Empress Parametric EQ...

    I keep looking at the $249 Empress Parametric EQ as they are great for sculpting the sound of your guitar, or the BYOC kit for half that price. However trying to fit a good portion of that circuitry...
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    Sup'rStrat wiring harness from 1997

    I came up with this wiring harness in 1997 after learning a few wiring tricks using a standard 5 position strat switch from Dan Torres. Combined with a PP pot or DPDT toggle switch it added 4 new...
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    Thank you for explaining that! I always thought...

    Thank you for explaining that! I always thought it was kinda sloppy to skip the keeper & baseplate and just glue the magnets to the bottom of the bobbin...

    Steve A.
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