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First post First build!
« on: August 30, 2018, 04:40:06 AM »
My first build is a li'l echo kit from byoc. I was able to do a waterslide decal on it with some paint and clear. I am proud of the final result everything works as is should first try. Next build is going to be a rat clone. On to pics!





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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2018, 04:45:50 AM »
Man, that looks great. And your first build is a 1590a, kudos.


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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2018, 05:08:31 AM »
Those A enclosures are tight, great for first build!

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2018, 05:11:59 AM »
Excellent tidy squeeze there, you're going down the rabbit hole now.
Point of no return...  8)
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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2018, 09:42:37 AM »
Great job.. 1590A for a first build, wow. Adventurous. Can't wait to see more of your builds.

That bat artwork is really cool also.

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2018, 11:28:52 AM »
Thanks for all the kind words guys. It was the first pcb I ever put together. Any previous experience with soldering and wire tucking was on automotive 12v systems. I didn't realize how small the pedal was until it showed up. Definitely past the point of no return in that rabbit hole haha. I already have every pedal and color and decal scheme picked out in my head. This is one of the most rewarding things I have done recently.
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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2018, 11:42:09 AM »
Looks great! Awesome first build!
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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2018, 11:53:31 AM »
Excellent job.
you'll be addicted to building pedals now.

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2018, 01:01:38 PM »
Congratulations! It looks really good, especially for a first build. Paint and waterslide look immaculate. What kind of paint did you use?

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2018, 01:11:31 PM »
I'll echo what the others said (pun intended). Great build all around and an ambitious one for sure.
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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #10 on: August 31, 2018, 01:37:12 AM »
Sure, "First build", tehehehe.

Greatly done!

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2018, 09:02:52 AM »
Really cool how you have the decal flowing from the top to the side. Nice job all around.

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2018, 07:28:30 AM »
Fantastic first build! Welcome!! Iím looking forward to seeing the rat build.

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2018, 02:22:01 PM »
 1590A as your first build? Impressive. Looking at that, I'd say you have a natural talent for pedal building!  Congrats, and be sure to post more of your builds ☺️

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Re: First post First build!
« Reply #14 on: September 01, 2018, 03:26:20 PM »
1590a for a first build?!? That is insane, I want to pat you on the back and tell you it gets easier from here on out. Easier and more expensive, and before you know you have almost 100 pedals and enjoy the smell of solder. But still hate drilling, no one likes drilling.