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“What is ‘RSS?’”  Pooh asked, as if he’d forgotten how to use a search engine, which once again, he had. “It’s short for ‘Rich Site Summary’” said Christopher Robin, though he liked to tell people it meant “Really Simple Syndication.” But he just couldn’t be mean to his friend like that. “All the new information…

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Pedal Mod – BBE AM64

This one is really simple. The BBE AM64 is a distortion pedal for guitar.  Yep. I love overdrive pedals, particularly medium-gain ones, that let you control the amount of crunch with your picking or the volume knob/pdeal. I love fuzz pedals, particularly the insanely gain-y ones where you hit the button and hold on for…

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A beer in time

A friend of mine got a really great deal on an amp.  It’s a Traynor YCV40, of which I am a big fan.  In fact, I have a Traynor YCV40WR, and I love it. The YCV40 is a 40 watt tube combo amp with a single 12″ speaker.  Like a lot of combos, the amp…

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The baked beans are off.

A while back, there were some big takedowns of a couple very large spam sources, which caused an enormous drop in the amount of spam worldwide. It appears that other parties have recently picked up the slack. There has been a marked increase in the amount of email spam firing around over the last week…

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Canadiangenuity 2

What if you need to run a cable from here:   Through this channel in the basement ceiling:   So that it comes out this hole ~20 feet away: Well, here at the netdud compound, this is a job for Remote Controlled Racer X!  

Whooper Looper!

Holy crap! It’s a true-bypass effects loop, with a wacky twist! I use bypass loop pedals all the time in my pedalboard.  I have two double loops made by Loooper which are just great–he does excellent and tidy work.  If you don’t want to build your own stuff, I highly recommend getting one made by Loooper.…

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I sometimes play with and always tech for, an Irish band called “Ellis Island.”  The band was playing both Friday and Saturday nights this weekend, about 4 hours per night. On Friday night (Friday NIIIIGHT?), the cross-brace at the back of Mick Doyle’s bodhran broke.  I think that this had something to do with it…

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