"With all the old timers on here I am surprised no one mentioned the old style irons. Just supply your own heat source and walla.
63, just outside Phoenix-have made a couple cbg's that so far are cool to look at, but dont play well, but then…"
"Soldering is pretty easy and you should be able to find a cheap iron. Harbor Freight has one for $3. If Tucson is anything like Yuma you've probably got a few swap meets that are getting ready for snowbird season and can find…"
"There is really no replacement for soldering. (IMWO (in my worthless opinion ) Lowes and Home Depot offer a Soldering Iron for about 14 dollars. If you can search for a Harbor Freight near you, they have the same one for about…"
photo.JPGOkay. This is the inside of my St Moritz one speaker transistor radio.The blue and white wires lead up to the speakers and the red wires go to the battery and outlet plug. I am MAJORLY new at hacking and the short, step skipping, guess and check videos are too fast and hard to understand for me. I could really use some help…See More
Hey guys! New to the cigar box scene. I am on low low low low low budget and was wondering if there was a cheaper way to solder on the piezo to the jack?I kno I need to buy the iron, but getting a hold of the tool is something my bank account is not going to let me do anytime soon. How else can I do this?See More
This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into awesome sounding and really cool guitar amps.I am not an expert at amps or electronics, I have dabbled off and on over the years and lately really finding my interest growing in the subject and have decided to put this group together for the more experienced people to join and teach us all...also a place to organize the info found on this site.if you would…See More
"Awesome tip Glenn,
I didn’t realise you could swap them around, I've been using closed machine heads on my builds and I don't like the way that every second one looks like a left handed one (I much prefer the headstock to be a 2L +…"
"If you can find open gear reversible ones then just buy a stack of them. They will cost about $1 each. To turn a right tuner into a left tuner or vice versa , just remove the center screw, flip the button shaft over, and reassemble. You won't…"