(Alright all you smarty-pantses and dirty minds, I mean the garden variety hoe, not the other kind!) So, at a community yard sale last Saturday I bought this really cool-lookin' hoe ($1, bargained…Continue
"It's not in front of me right now, but I think it does record. So, how do I know which is positive and which is negative? Are they different colors? Or do I determine that from where they're attached?"
"Several ways to do it Andy. THE deal (from my own experience) if IF it has a record button on the cassette function. If not, there are others who can help you. If it DOES have a record option, you literally just blow up (cuz it will never work as a…"
Hi! I bought an old cassette player/radio at an estate sale (really cheap!) and I'm wondering where/how I start in converting it into a guit amp. I've seen a few vids of some Australian (?) cat doing it, and he took out the magnetic head that reads the tapes. I've also read one can simply solder the positive to the head.I'm open to any advice on how I start this undertaking.Thanks!See More
Hi!I just bought a radio/cassette tape player at an estate sale. $1.50, half-off from $3.00. I want to convert it into an amp. I've watched some vids that showed the process, and it looks pretty easy. (And the filthy-dirty-nasty sound is AWESOME!) There are lots of vids of a guy--in Australia?--who has done several. I've excited but tentative. What do I do first? How do I start? I have a new soldering iron and some resin core solder. I've seen this (Aussie?) guy take the tape-reading…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.there are several directions you can go in this area of amplification, you can hack and convert the existing electronics,(provided the radio still works.)Or if you have a broken radio, CBG Gitty Amp kits are a great way for the novice to join in. You can convert any old radio nifty 1950's and 60's radio bodies…See More
Hi Andy ! Thanks ! Glad you like it ! a fire cracker indeed ! That tube amp in your picture show is that a build by You? or some upscure forgotten brand?Like the look of your dark blue airplane can diddley ! Nice whit that spoon string holder !!
Hi there Andy! Yep i glueéd it underneath whit two way's gluei let the plastic ring on the piezo left on, and place the can over the the inbox neck so that it does not touch it so the piece of shopstick for a bridge gives of the sound treu the tin directly to the piezo hole in the tin wire directly to the long shaft inputjack,thanks for asking AB is see on your picture show you like to build of the beaten road yourself there Andy, lets keep up the good work thanks for the like ! Kind Greeetinggssszz A.D.
Hey Andy! I noticed that but he spelled Glen, not Glenn... though folks sometimes make that mistake w. my name. Glen Watt maybe?? I've never built anything quite like that so...? Thanks bro. -Glenn Kaiser