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dan.schumaker

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January Builds
« on: February 01, 2017, 10:38:01 AM »
I haven't posted any builds in the last few months, but that doesn't mean I haven't been busy finishing up some new things.  I have started posting most of them on instagram as well (along with some super mediocre playing clips :D).  Here are some of my favorites the last month or so...

Aion Flare (Flair)


The Depths


Calhoun (Silvertone Twin Twelve & Germanium Tone Bender)


Disaster Transport Sr (Madbean Zero Point Mini, Zero Point DD, Vero Reverb & Diablochris Signal Router)


Hoof Reaper


Sunlion Jr (Madbean Rangemaster &  Silicon Tonebender)


Nom Nom (Thanks thesmokingman)
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Re: January Builds
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2017, 11:25:39 AM »
Crikey you've been busy!

Any details on the Calhoun? A friend asked about doing a Jack White in a box style pedal recently, i was planning on putting a muff and a micro amp in, the twin twelve would finish it off nicely!

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2017, 11:45:41 AM »
The Calhoun is just like the Mike Campbell one.  I like the Twin Twelve.  Its similar to the Superbolt, but I find it a little more "loose" garage-band-y and the Superbolt to be a little more "tight" and focused if that makes sense.

But for a Jack White in a box, I think with the twin twelve, you would have all the major boxes checked off :)

Crikey you've been busy!

Any details on the Calhoun? A friend asked about doing a Jack White in a box style pedal recently, i was planning on putting a muff and a micro amp in, the twin twelve would finish it off nicely!

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2017, 12:11:12 PM »
Wow, that's about a year's worth of my output!  And they all look great!

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2017, 12:24:58 PM »
But for a Jack White in a box, I think with the twin twelve, you would have all the major boxes checked off :)

I've had a look in all the obvious places but can't find a schem or a layout, do you remember where you got it from?
I suppose a good place to start is a Supreaux and a charge pump

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2017, 01:00:38 PM »

I've had a look in all the obvious places but can't find a schem or a layout, do you remember where you got it from?
I suppose a good place to start is a Supreaux and a charge pump

Here is a link to the layout I used:

http://guitar-fx-layouts.42897.x6.nabble.com/Silvertone-1485-Twin-Twelve-td18170.html

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2017, 06:36:51 PM »
Awesome work

Do you have a link for the diablochris signal router?

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2017, 06:42:49 PM »
Woah! Bob's right that's a years worth of stuff for me. You are a machine.

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2017, 07:46:53 PM »
Good work there.  What's the reverb you put in the disaster transport?

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2017, 02:16:50 AM »
Awesome!
How does The Depths compare to traditional Vibes?

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2017, 03:10:54 AM »
are those waterslide on a bare box ? looks realy good.
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Re: January Builds
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2017, 03:19:29 AM »
Good job, buddy! 8)
Can you give us further information about two of these pedals?
I'd like to know what combination of LDR/LED you used in The Depth pedal.
And what boards includes the Hoof Reaper pedal.

Thanks! ;)
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Re: January Builds
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2017, 04:47:22 AM »
Wow, very impressive builds!

Love the Depths especially, have been thinking about building it for some time now...

How do you like the crazy 8 knobs fuzz factory? Aion pcbs are so excellent.

Amazing job!

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2017, 06:17:49 AM »
That's a lot of builds in one month!

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Re: January Builds
« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2017, 06:57:52 AM »
Awesome work

Do you have a link for the diablochris signal router?

Here is a link to the group buy and documentation for the signal router:
http://www.madbeanpedals.com/forum/index.php?topic=23916.msg233996#msg233996

Good work there.  What's the reverb you put in the disaster transport?

The reverb is just a Rub-A-Dub on vero.

Awesome!
How does The Depths compare to traditional Vibes?

I like it, but 100% transparent, I have never successfully built a Harbinger or other vibe, so I might be a little biased.  But for a LDR-based vibe that fits in a 125B, I am very happy with it.

are those waterslide on a bare box ? looks realy good.

I use clear clear label paper on bare boxes for all my builds, with a few sprays of clear coat on top of that.  I've been using that method for the last 2-3 years and it has worked great.  Here is a link to the sticker paper I use:
https://www.amazon.com/Avery-Full-Sheet-Labels-Inkjet-Printers/dp/B00006HUP7/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1486040039&sr=8-4&keywords=avery+clear+sticker+paper

Good job, buddy! 8)
Can you give us further information about two of these pedals?
I'd like to know what combination of LDR/LED you used in The Depth pedal.
And what boards includes the Hoof Reaper pedal.

I used GL5549 LDR's and a diffused yellow LED for the Depths.  Tried it initially with a clear white one, but that gave me a ton of distortion to the circuit.
The Hoof Reaper has a Hoof fuzz, Tone Reaper and Green Ringer Octave in it.

How do you like the crazy 8 knobs fuzz factory? Aion pcbs are so excellent.

There is a lot to like about the Fuzz Factory.  It is a totally crazy pedal.  This is the first fuzz factory that I have built, so I like it.  And like everything Kevin makes at Aion, it is a totally top-notch pedal :)
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