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gordo

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Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« on: May 02, 2017, 06:26:00 AM »
I finally got a half decent etch on a face plate.  It's a little fuzzy but I'm calling it a keeper.  The speckled look is just reflections. My only complaint is the bevel for the tap tempo indicator.  The countersink bit got a bit grabby and I figured I better quit while I was ahead rather that risk blowing thru the hole.  This is the third in my drolo builds, the Twin Peaks tremolo.  Very cool pedal and went together without any issues.




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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2017, 06:29:59 AM »
Looks awesome.  I like the color combinator.  The yellow really pops the face plate.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2017, 06:56:10 AM »
Very nice!

That new PCB is laid out really well.  I've got one of the 2-board versions built and I did get
one of the new PCB's.  Future build.  I agree; it's a very nice tremelo.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2017, 07:12:55 AM »
That looks fantastic, one day I will take the leap into decent enclosure finishing.
I hope to produce something that good when I do.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2017, 07:22:11 AM »
I'm seeing a lot more awesome than fuzzy!

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2017, 09:27:18 AM »
That face plate looks great! And I really like the yellow enclosure.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2017, 10:52:29 AM »
The etch looks great from here. However many attempts it took, it looks like it was worth it.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2017, 11:23:53 AM »
The etch looks great from here. However many attempts it took, it looks like it was worth it.

I agree, top notch work
I build pedals to hide my lousy playing.

My projects are labeled Quantum Effects. My shared OSH park projects: https://oshpark.com/profiles/m-Kresol
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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2017, 04:09:00 PM »
Thanks folks.  I have some thin yellow pcb stock but figured the FeCl would stain it too bad.  Shot the board with a few coats of lacquer to give it some contrast and avoid the copper oxidizing.

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2017, 04:29:00 PM »
Very nice etch!   

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Re: Drolo Twin Peaks and Etched faceplate
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2017, 06:48:28 AM »
Very nice job!!