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« on: December 01, 2014, 11:34:35 AM »
I've had this done for a while, but haven't boxed it because I was struggling with getting the etch/painting right.  I finally gave up and said "eff it, this is close enough" and put it together.

Great sounding effect that deserves the praise it gets.  Still haven't gotten it down to practice to really put it through it's paces, but that's coming up on Wednesday.  :)




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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2014, 11:36:08 AM »
Oh, now that's clever. This thread gains my approval.

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2014, 12:10:06 PM »
Very nice, great etch, great build! 8)
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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2014, 12:37:45 PM »
I used the exact same jacks in my Screwdriver build and had to change one this weekend. That's how much I use it, enough to wear out a jack in two years!  ;D  It's a great circuit and your build looks really cool.

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2014, 01:08:15 PM »
I don't know what you mean, this etch looks great! I like the simplicity of it, yet it is very effectful!
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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2014, 01:44:21 PM »
I don't know what you mean, this etch looks great! I like the simplicity of it, yet it is very effectful!

I agree, great job.

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2014, 01:52:47 PM »
Oh, now that's clever. This thread gains my approval.

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+1  fantastic graphic!!

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2014, 03:18:30 PM »
Thanks, guys.  I guess it's just a little sloppier than I was hoping for.

Anyway, I appreciate the compliments.  Excited to get this one going.

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2014, 05:13:26 PM »
Nice build, I'm sure it will sound great.
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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2014, 10:57:23 PM »
Nice one :) What germanium did you use? This effect is really dependant on that.

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2014, 11:56:56 PM »
Very nice build.  Dig the etch.
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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #11 on: December 02, 2014, 07:47:12 AM »
Great job man!

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2014, 10:56:49 AM »
Thanks, guys.  :)

Nice one :) What germanium did you use? This effect is really dependant on that.

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Jon hooked me up with a MP38A for it, if I recall correctly. 

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #13 on: December 02, 2014, 11:37:21 AM »
Tight!

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Re: Screwdriver
« Reply #14 on: December 02, 2014, 11:45:12 AM »
Nice one :) What germanium did you use? This effect is really dependant on that.

Mine is still on my board!

I have to agree--I've tried both leaky and low-leakage transistors for Q3 in mine. Both sound good but the leakier have the edge to my ears.