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Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« on: March 14, 2012, 08:18:14 AM »
Ok so its not really a build blitz, i just finally got my hands on a camera.  This is a Pork Barrel .  Also used the light up pots, I really need some better LEDs the rate one is no where near bright enough. I have never had a chorus before so am still feeling it out, I like it though, I got all spacey with it and some delay and OD tonight. I added a roadrage charge pump for 15v.  Also I think I am done with batteries.



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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2012, 10:23:53 AM »
Nice!How does it sound on 15V? And where did you get the lighted pots/see-through chickenheads?

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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2012, 11:37:10 AM »
Well, I never tried it at 9V, and I have never had a Chorus before, but it sounds great to me!!  It goes from nice and subtile, all the way into super weird territory.

The clear shaft pots are available at SmallBear, and Mouser (SB is way cheaper and has more available values).  The Davies style clear knobs are also as SB, and the chicken head ones I found from a link in one of Brian's build reports and are available from Amplified Parts. I also had some tiny daughter boards made for mounting the LED in the pot shaft.

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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2012, 11:42:58 AM »
I tried my pork barrel at both 9v and 15v and to me 15v sounded a lot better.  It sounded more like my early 80's ce-2.  Love the finish!

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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2012, 12:41:06 PM »
lookin good!
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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2012, 01:40:11 PM »
I like this one a lot Dave.

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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2012, 02:04:51 PM »
Very nice looking pedal!

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Re: Build Blitz #3 - The Swellerator
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2012, 08:38:16 AM »
love the borneo styled graphics.
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