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jimilee

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Re: different honeydripper problem
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2017, 09:28:42 AM »
Thanks for the insight, terribly sorry for your loss. I lost mine as well earlier this year.


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Re: different honeydripper problem
« Reply #16 on: December 13, 2017, 11:20:30 AM »
thanks jon. this one was tough.

the benefit for buddy cage went off well, snow kept our numbers down, but we still raised him a decent amount.

i used the dripper at the gig. this sucka is a current hawg ;)
low voltage results in no envelope... but ya get this kinda sick nasal zappa tone that's kinda hip ;)

now positions 1 and 4 are strongest. 2 and 3 work, but not as easily. ya gotta slam 'em. so i'm gonna keep messing with it. ;)

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Re: different honeydripper problem
« Reply #17 on: December 16, 2017, 10:23:24 PM »
Thanks for the insight, terribly sorry for your loss. I lost mine as well earlier this year.


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my sincere condolences jimi. hard thing, living this life. healing vibes bro.

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Re: different honeydripper problem <SOLVED>
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2018, 11:51:32 AM »
ok, had a play again yesterday with this, after ordering an ass-load of different opamps and a crap load of lm137/600's to play with. also added the correct charge pump specc'd in the build doc, as i had used something else (i forget) which may not have supplied as much current.

my findings..
i replaced the 13x00 with a 600 and it didn't really make much difference.
so i started subbing 13700's in it, and found some worked better than others. big surprise, right?
once it started quacking better,  i left the chip in place and kept moving.

i had been using tl074's and 084's in the circuit. seemed like the filter was stuck almost as i'd described.
before trying a bunch of lm324's, i tried tl064's for the two quads.
BINGO
quack achieved. easily. very similar to the original one i built.
still not satisfied, and with several celebratory binggers in me, i tried swapping out the dual oa.
tried 553x, tl06/7/82, 4558, 1458 etc.... no bueno.
i remembered a chip my bud paul <insonicbloom> had turned me on to for a high gain wah based distortion (it actually makes a pretty killer wah) the ha7458 or something like that... i believe it was a rail-to-rail opamp. i dunno if it was higher or lower gain, but NOW all 4 voicings are distinctive and sensitive and factually sound as good or better than the original.
for extra fun, stick a SWAH in front of it and a fuzzface after. holy sheet dude...
this with the autowah front end is the epitome of sick-as-f*ck... it sounds like a talkbox. and screams. i really reccomend this stupid pedal trick for max formanty goodness..

but an.... shit, maybe ha14758? i will check when i get back to my bench.. sorry its something i am unfamiliar with ;)..yways...

it kicks total ass now. doesn't need a fuzz in front of it like the original one (but that autowah makes it scream)

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