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Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« on: June 29, 2014, 11:10:32 AM »
I've been trying to learn CCR songs lately and needed a tremolo effect to get me in the ballpark sound-wise.

I built up a JMK PCB's Classic Tremolo with graphics inspired by a boutique reverb I'd seen that fitted the effect:





2 LEDs: 1 for on/off, 1 for rate.

I had some trouble with nasty cracking, popping, grounding-type noise, but it turned out to be a trannie siting loose in a socket (solved with hot glue).

Much thanks to Jacob (jkokura) and Ben (rullywowr) for some coaching and confidence-building on this one.

Great little effect!

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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2014, 11:19:41 AM »
That is one sharp looking build.

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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2014, 12:58:15 PM »
Super clean looking build. The first thing I thought of was Miami Vice. lol

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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2014, 05:11:19 PM »
Super clean looking build. The first thing I thought of was Miami Vice. lol

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+1 - very nice!
A little pink lettering on that thing and Don Johnson will steal it from you.

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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2014, 09:20:21 PM »
Nice!
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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2014, 10:20:00 PM »
Man, that looks killer
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Re: Classic Tremolo ... with Hot Glue!
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2014, 06:39:23 AM »
Very "vice city" looking. Glad you got it sorted. I dig!



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