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The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« on: June 10, 2017, 02:13:55 PM »
Here are a pair of Aquaboys. 

First up is the Aquaboy PCB, I jumped on the etch face plate band wagon because its just a great idea, looks great, and the enclosure I got from Pedal Parts Plus enclosure sale made we wonder how I could get some artwork on it.  I used a Road Rage to up it to 15 volts.  Kinda tight in there but worked out and sounds great too.



Up next is the Aquaboy - BL from the Etcher's Paradise.  Also sounds great.  The ghost switch option does not work, so I removed the wires for that.  I also took some artwork my girlfriend had lying around and etched that on the enclosure. 

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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2017, 03:26:13 PM »
Both look great! On the Ghost Switch - it may be that the 100k resistor is too high a value. It was just a guess.
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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2017, 03:30:43 PM »
Very nice builds! Both look great and clean but I prefer the Aquaboy - BL, I love the artwork.

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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2017, 05:37:12 PM »
Those both look really cool.  The etched plate looks nice and square with a clean border lined up with the edges.  That's the toughest part and yours looks arrow straight.

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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2017, 06:13:07 PM »
They both look great. I dig the hammertone paint on the first and artwork on the second. Very different executions, but both have fantastic results.
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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2017, 07:24:44 AM »
Really cool! Love the first one especially, so nice, really great job!

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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2017, 07:16:09 PM »
Both look great! On the Ghost Switch - it may be that the 100k resistor is too high a value. It was just a guess.

I'll have to give that a try.  Thanks for the tip.  I'll try it on my next build.
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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2017, 08:25:15 PM »
Very cool. One of my favorite delays
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Re: The Aquaboys - Aquaboy and Aquaboy - BL
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2017, 04:04:49 PM »
Very nice.  I really dig the top plate on the Aquaboy!