Reverb thingy I built

Discussion in 'Pedal Pushers Forum' started by markeebee, Jan 7, 2021.

  1. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    A bit bored during lockdown, I made this for a friend. Its a spring reverb, in parallel with an analog chip reverb, plus a wide range tremolo, plus a tweedy sounding drive....

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    I was going for an early 70s East European or Scandi kind of feel. The controls are labelled in a made up language to suit that idea. I was really bored, clearly.

    Here's my friend Rodrigo giving it a whirl....

     
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  2. ZackyDog

    ZackyDog Friend of Fred

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  3. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa cruz
    Wow!

    Another member with mad skills...
     
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  4. cowmoo

    cowmoo Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2011
    North Wales
    Ooh. I hear Astronomi Domine in there....the Voi Vod version. Likey
     
  5. musicman100

    musicman100 Country Gent

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  6. Outlaw

    Outlaw Synchromatic

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    Jul 13, 2011
    UK
    Fantastic!
    & love the made up language idea.
     
  7. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Country Gent

    May 14, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
    Noice! You wouldn't be willing to share a schemo would you?
     
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  8. GreatGretsch

    GreatGretsch Country Gent

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pittsburgh suburbs
    Very cool...Surfers delight!!!
     
  9. Runamok

    Runamok Synchromatic

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    vell, it definitely vobbels.
     
  10. Bertotti

    Bertotti Friend of Fred

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
  11. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

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  12. hcsterg

    hcsterg Friend of Fred

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    Excellent @markeebee ! :cool::cool::cool:

    Wow, that look ! :):):) Does it comes from The Big Moog of Klaus Schulze or Tangerine Dream ? ;)

    Let me guess : you re-used and existent casing, modded maybe the lenght ,and for sure the front face : you put a printed screen film on it, right ? o_O

    Good Job, indeed ! :cool:

    A+!
     
  13. michelb

    michelb Synchromatic

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    Ow wow :eek: That's really awesome
    I honestly think there's a market for these.
     
  14. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Very cool. I get a bit of a ‘70s Russian space program vibe.
     
  15. pesimax

    pesimax Gretschie

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    Jan 24, 2011
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    This is amazing! Something I’m sure a lot of people are looking for!
     
  16. lathoto

    lathoto Gretschie

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    Apr 23, 2020
    Ohio
    Excellent. That's real boutique. All analog? Are you planning on building a small batch?
     
  17. DennisC

    DennisC Country Gent

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    May 11, 2017
    Germany
    That looks ... really nice, and sounds like well-chosen functionality in it!

    ... also, I'll double on asking for a scheme. I won't reproduce it without permission, I promise (I'm more in the "building my own overdrive"-camp of abilities ... and already waste a lot of time in testing, changing, testing, changing, ...).
     
  18. Dennison

    Dennison Country Gent

    Jul 17, 2011
    Kent, UK
    Great job, Mark. A very nice piece of kit. Making any more?!!!
     
  19. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    Thanks, that means a lot to me. I always think "when I grow up, I'll make stuff as good as @hcsterg". Not yet, though.

    The look comes direct from my weird head.

    I made the case. I don't have your awesome skills with tolex, I really struggle to get the corners neat. So I used this stuff to make it easier, but also because I like how it looks:
    https://camperinteriors.co.uk/colle...cts/vw-devon-aluminium-table-edge-trim-insert

    The front panel is just a sheet of aluminium cut to size, with a big sticker that I got printed here:
    https://diginate.com/products/metallic-stickers/
     
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