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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:42 pm

No, still have a lot left. I tried using 18awg for the heaters...looked terrible, so I tore it all out. Maybe finished in the next few weeks if I get at it.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by Big Mike » Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:36 pm

Yeah time's a killer.

I can't decide what to build next.
Part of me wants to do a 100 watter. Part of me wants a second 50 watter with a few subtle changes to have a backup/stereo rig amp.

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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:02 am

Time was the killer for me this summer. Hottest summer on record in Canada. I spent more time outside than I ever had i my life. Golf, kayaking....
Building another 12000, modding my 12002, and the 2204 LarMar I started last year, scratch LesPaul build, Kramer rebuild, Georch Lynch bones guitar build....etc etc ect. I have ADD when I start a project. It's absurd really.

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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by Big Mike » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:07 pm

Shit I am married.
I spend more than 30 min at the workbench I get the puppy dog eyes and the 'don't you want to hang out with me?' face.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by neikeel » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:18 am

Big Mike wrote:Shit I am married.
I spend more than 30 min at the workbench I get the puppy dog eyes and the 'don't you want to hang out with me?' face.
You too :what:
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by rgorke » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:50 am

neikeel wrote:
Big Mike wrote:Shit I am married.
I spend more than 30 min at the workbench I get the puppy dog eyes and the 'don't you want to hang out with me?' face.
You too :what:
Me three, except I get it from the wife, the teenager, the 5 year old AND the boxer. Except the boxer is nearly deaf and she will hang out with me when I crank the amp and sit at my feet like it's nothing.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by emmjaydubya » Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:38 pm

rgorke wrote:Except the boxer is nearly deaf and she will hang out with me when I crank the amp and sit at my feet like it's nothing.
Is that why she's deaf? :lol:

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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by rgorke » Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:35 pm

emmjaydubya wrote:
rgorke wrote:Except the boxer is nearly deaf and she will hang out with me when I crank the amp and sit at my feet like it's nothing.
Is that why she's deaf? :lol:
Nah, her father was a white boxer and they are contributes to deafness. I think we have officially derailed this thread, unless someone gets his soldering iron out.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:13 pm

Hey, you guys stop stinkin' up my amp thread. Mow the law, and take out the garbage would ya..... :lol:
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by rgorke » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:14 pm

vanhalen5150 wrote:Hey, you guys stop stinkin' up my amp thread. Mow the law, and take out the garbage would ya..... :lol:
Only if you promise to start soldering. :drool:
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:53 pm

:lol: Indeed I am. Just ordered something new for recording some clips as well.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by rgorke » Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:35 pm

vanhalen5150 wrote::lol: Indeed I am. Just ordered something new for recording some clips as well.
Do tell... :drool:
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:02 pm

Blue Yeti . Just got it yesterday. Its a plug in USB mic. Its pretty big though. Has 3 angled mics built in to record for different setups. Works with any software supposidly :roll: . I'm trying it with Audacity and Reaper this weekend. I have SM57's but i just cant get anything to work with Windows 7. Cubebase, Sonar, Protools etc...nothing works. I've seen some pretty cool vids using one and all you do is just download the driver from the website and plug it in to your PC. The Tascam MK2 I bought 2 years ago insnt compatable with Windows 7. Gheez...Im tired of buying shit thats obsolete in 12 months.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:58 am

Heaters. Traced the chassis on a plank. All holes and back wall.
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Re: 12003 Merc's and NOS Iskra/Piher.

Post by vanhalen5150 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:01 am

Mounted about 5-6 feet of heater wire (22awg) in chuck. Dont over wind. go slow because you are only pre setting the wire anyways. You can do this in sections but I just wanted to show how this can be done without cutting anything. Been thinking about this technique for a while. Drill is set to "screw in" or clockwise. You can jam the other ends into a door fram but my arm reach alone worked. Working around boats a lot as a kid I realized this stuff is just like adding "bends'' to cable and rope.
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