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HarmonicEarth

Yesterday at 11:08:03 AM
Mornin' all
 

neilmac

December 08, 2018, 02:28:57 PM
The tie is broken!!! Without the need for a dance off!!
Huzzah!!
 

neilmac

December 08, 2018, 04:20:38 AM
Who wants to cast the deciding vote in the ODC??
You have until the morning my time...or up to 12 hours from now.....otherwise it goes to a dance off....  :o :o And nobody wants to see that :P
 

Smurf

December 07, 2018, 03:21:49 AM
Hey HE!
 

HarmonicEarth

December 06, 2018, 03:22:24 PM
Howdy ;)
 

agradeleous

December 04, 2018, 07:38:50 PM
Yup ! 🤪

Where’s our beer emoji and gun guy not in the shout or gone for good ? I forget lol
 

neilmac

December 03, 2018, 02:30:36 AM
 

neilmac

November 28, 2018, 01:02:24 AM
Yo Deej  8)
 

whitestrat73

November 24, 2018, 10:41:44 PM
Missed ya, again.....  ::)
 

DJKTRox

November 24, 2018, 06:44:07 PM
hey, sorry all th replies were after I'd gone to bed...just popping by to say hi :)
 

whitestrat73

November 22, 2018, 04:49:37 PM
Welcome to the forum, Piove!
 

Smurf

November 18, 2018, 04:11:56 AM
Outstanding Red! And HEY DJ!
 

agradeleous

November 17, 2018, 10:52:31 PM
Good deal Red ! Congrats :)
 

whitestrat73

November 17, 2018, 10:00:09 PM
Hey DJ, what's happening.....?
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General Recording Dicussions / Re: 4 track cassette recorder issues
« on: November 21, 2018, 07:47:50 PM »
Sounds good :)

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General Discussion / Re: Ags Mental State of Qualia
« on: November 11, 2018, 01:11:00 AM »
Hmmm seems I can’t keep track of where I post stuff lol

Anyway ok so my entertainment unit is coming along and it’s all ready for the dividers .

In short what a pain and how stupid am I ? Lol ok so the unit is not perfectly square anywhere ( not my fault ) I’m building off a prebuilt framing .

So the top of unit is 1/4 inch off from the bottom . The beams/dividers are 3” thick so using a skill saw is a pain as it can’t do a cut in one pass , not deep enough. I’d love to have all the right tools and a shop to do it right but I’m stuck in that sense .

Anyway I had to cut the first divider all good a few trips back and forth to fine tune the cut , once in I forgot about the that 1/4 inch difference.

So with my skill saw I started to cut it but dang the thing got over loaded and over heated trying to rip the yellow pine the heat started causing to much pressure on the blade and started to warp and started cutting into a curve . 😠 so end result one F’d up custom board !

Ok so lesson learned cutting the ends all good , trying to cut/rip a 8ft 3” thick board F/ Fsiled lol

Ok so yeah I want 10.25 skill saw that would go it in one pass but there 300 bucks and I just cut like 20pcs as I go not in one lump sum .

I ain’t paying 300+ for a saw I use for one project . Do back to thinking ( is that smoke ? Why yes ! ) I have a little table saw 10” blade but originally I did consider it as the beams/ boards well out weigh and out size the table saw 10 fold .

Well after the failure with the skill saw I bought new blades for it , came home and looked at that little table saw again .  I cranked the blade up and I’ll be dang I get 3 1/4 inches .  Well now I have to try it but I know it will be extremely slow cutting geez it’s only 15amp along with it’s pathetic fence but it’s all I have .

So because this is a toy I need a feed and exit table to handle the length .
Harbor Freight to the rescue! I bought 2 roller stands a new 20” blade along with the 7 1:4 blades for the skill saw but it took multiple trips to HF to get it right lol .

So tomorrow I’ll try again and I have no clue if little table buddy can handle the cuts 😞

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: November 2018 ODC - No More War
« on: November 11, 2018, 12:37:32 AM »
Nice Dave , I believe you served yes ? For what’s worth from my side of the pond thanks :)

I’m still blown away on how the heck you get backing tracks and or arrangements in the key you want let the instruments all falling into place .

Very interesting 🙂

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: November 2018 ODC - No More War
« on: November 05, 2018, 04:57:13 PM »
What I meant by not giving crap was just the reading of posts me repeating why I can’t enter this or that challenge not that didn’t care about me personally but I thank you for guns and beer , there was beer right ?

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: November 2018 ODC - No More War
« on: November 02, 2018, 10:33:16 PM »
I was going to post thread on the topic about me but I didn’t . I already said my situation more then enough times to feel no one gave a crap lol which is right after all I repeated myself enough times .

On the challenge I just say my peace .  At the moment which has been on going for awhile , I’m not interested about the topics . I truly don’t know why as I remember my beginnings with you all and journey and the end result Which everyone here has helped me to achieve and for that I thank you !

I got to deep into buying guitars doing repairs etc it’s like a drug to be honest and has got out way out of hand lol so I’m slowing down selling the ones not needed keeping the ones that I feel will help me to create with thier diversity but time will tell .

I have projects and my home is a mess , is your a mess ? I don’t feel happy . I love but hate my job . I truly don’t paid enough I’m actually 14,000 under paid but I’m stuck . I also have a son to raise . Now think about income vrs bills and in my case I ride the wire and i’m Sure when you struggle financially none of use are bubbly happy .  I struggle to maintain my home and the must haves that our society says we have to have and I’m getting very angry over the whole thing about inflation and no wage adjustments. My son is a growing boy and those who have sons can agree they living eating pooping machine let activity costs .

That won’t change for me so in a sense since I can’t do much so the guitars became my crutch!

Let me touch again on the challenges . First I think there great especially for new blood I feel strongly are old asses need to rope new folks in ! I gave promoted the forum to do many I can’t count and still do when the opportunity presents itself.

Challenges for me I’d rather focus on my own style of writing and ideas .
I’m not motivated to write about a defined subject at this point .

Maybe that will change in time but honestl I can’t when .
We need new blood to fill the voids ! So start selling !

I see plenty of guests showing up though I don’t know if there bots or spammers but we need to find a way to point them in our direction .

If your not interested in bring new blood in then we deal with our short fallings and just press on .

Luv u guys each and everyone of you past and present!!!
Ugh if there typos I’m to tired to fix lol


 




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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: October 2018 ODC - Hallo Halloween
« on: October 27, 2018, 05:59:34 PM »
So are we shutting it down or what?

Anybody else got something coming?

Nothing here .

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: October 2018 ODC - Hallo Halloween
« on: October 24, 2018, 08:45:01 AM »
Yes you did lol

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: October 2018 ODC - Hallo Halloween
« on: October 23, 2018, 10:58:34 PM »
Very cool Neil 🙂
Got your Ozzy sound on pretty cool and crap when will ever learn those dang drums lol

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: October 2018 ODC - Hallo Halloween
« on: October 19, 2018, 09:35:58 PM »
Ever experience the feeling of dajavue ?
I’m out and thing is I really wanted to start a come back on this one . Time is flying by and I’m still doing projects that distract me .
That dang recording desk project is another thing I’m behind on and that’s one crucial things I need done for music but I have get the entertainment center done .

It’s taken a ton of time and will take more only because I have no shop and doing this stuff outdoors kind of sucks .

I almost have the inside perimeter done another week at least then the shelving which are more like beams . I have a hard time lifting the small ones by myself let alone the larger ones .

Thing is I don’t have help often and I have to take them out one at a time and sand them raise the grain let dry and repeat . Then start the staining process. Flipping these things over on a saw horse will challenging lol

When it comes time clear coat that ensues more time 2 day drying per side then sand recoat weather permitting so say a week for each one if I have help handling them .

Please winter hold off lol

How do I get myself into these things 😑

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Guitars / Re: Last one for a while !
« on: October 15, 2018, 08:13:29 AM »
Where did you find a fossilized walrus?? :o

Enquiring minds.....  ;D

It matches my pins 😁
It’s all around you lol well maybe more towards Alaska but it’s their lol you should be to a supplier up there just google it .

I bought from David Warther . He makes ivory carvings that are amazing and has another site for guitar parts  .

https://warther.org
https://guitarpartsandmore.com/




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Guitars / Re: Last one for a while !
« on: October 14, 2018, 06:28:15 PM »
Rainy day so I decided to make my first Fossilized Walrus saddle for the Blueridge 283a

Didn’t take as long as I thought ! Funny what a belt sander can do lol
I didn’t have to compensate as the intonation is plus or minus .5 cent on each string that’s about as good as good as it gets lol

Anyway here some pics .

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Rock / Re: Port?
« on: October 09, 2018, 08:57:43 PM »
That’s old school stuff :) nicely done Bri I was 1 yr old at the time lol

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Country / Re: Kathy? Nah...I'm not Kathy....
« on: October 08, 2018, 03:59:42 PM »
You need a hat ::)

Me ? I have a few but I don’t wear them .

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Country / Re: Kathy? Nah...I'm not Kathy....
« on: October 07, 2018, 07:14:10 PM »
Lol  ;D

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Country / Re: Kathy? Nah...I'm not Kathy....
« on: October 07, 2018, 05:05:51 PM »
Nicely done did Papag send you a matching hate ? Lol

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