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    I dunno... I think I'd feel a bit dirty using another man's pick.
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    HamishR replied to the thread Analogman nkt red dot hfe.
    When the people who made the first Fuzz Faces built them did they use the NKT75 specifically for it's legendary tone? No. They used it...
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    HamishR replied to the thread In Transit….
    I posted a couple of pedals yesterday - one to Virginia and one to Vancouver. While at the post office the guy behind the counter told...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Analogman nkt red dot hfe.
    I recently built a Hudson Broadcast which uses a PNP Ge tranny in it. Tried all my "good" brand name Ge transistors and all were badly...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Pipe Stretcher Overdrive Pedal.
    A 1N3906 is a bizarre rare PNP diode. Not very popular because nobody knows how to work it.
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    HamishR replied to the thread Send Help!.
    I'm sure it's my weird personal taste because the Klon and KoT are hugely popular, but they don't do it for me! I like a big chunky...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Send Help!.
    I heard of him through Ask Zac, also on Youtube. And like you, I have had quite a few periods of not building this year because I figure...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Your Guitar’s story….
    These are much better stories than any of mine. My most exciting guitar stories are generally I look for the guitar I want online and...
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    I am fortunate in having two electronics suppliers nearby. Each have their own type of Vero board. One sells the plain brown one which...
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    I guess it's because the original Lunar Module was built with BC109Cs that they are the spec. I have used BC549Cs and they've sounded...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Thoughts on Tayda IC's?.
    I always check the value of a resistor before using it even though I don't think I have ever found one out of spec. But I do it in case...
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    HamishR replied to the thread MIAB pedals.
    Some of the old Menatone Jfet ODs were pretty good - The King Of The Britains was good. But I suspect that what a lot of players think...
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    HamishR replied to the thread New guitar amp.
    Hey Mrvibes85: It depends on the sound you're shooting for, but the last 1987 I built had two 50/50 can caps on the chassis and a 32/32...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Preamp (XB-MB).
    I'd have to go back and look at the schematics, but yes, the "mids" control is just the normal TS tone control. Other than the Mids pot...
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    HamishR replied to the thread Twin face, unexpected winner..
    Well maybe when I get a bit older I can hold my balls between my knees but just now they don't reach.
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