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Post by Kwote » Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:44 am

and bought a Pomona

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how i put it off so long i'll never know.
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Post by sgnhh » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:33 am

I think my girlfriend and I are going to make a portable one out of a large, old potato masher. Otherwise, yeah, I need one of those too.

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Post by Kwote » Thu Mar 27, 2008 11:47 am

heh heh. potatoes and synths equals unstoppable!

well if it doesn't work out i got mine for 10 bucks plus shipping and tax so all in all 19 and some change. not too horrible.

here's the link:

http://www.action-electronics.com/testlead.htm

all this considering analoguehaven is charging 19.95 and that's before shipping and in my case the dreaded CA tax. i would've ended up spending 30 bucks.
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Post by felix » Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:34 pm

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Post by sgnhh » Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:13 pm

Went antiquing with my girlfriend today and I bought an old cake cutter for $4. Works brilliantly. Right now it's zip-tied to my music table, but I love that I can take it anywhere.

Cake cutters look like this for anyone who hasn't seen one:

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Post by zerosum » Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:21 pm

heheheh the cake cutter looks cool,
Im sure it would look even cooler with red cables dripping from it hehehe...

Dangling the cables on the sides of my mixers rack ears worked out ok for me:
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Post by Kwote » Sun Mar 30, 2008 11:35 pm

i haven't jammed out with the folks or done any live stuff with the modular yet. but since i'm not planning on bringing my keyboard i'll probably just use it's stand.

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Post by Muff Wiggler » Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:36 pm

them's some good ideas, I'll probably have to snag a Pomona at some point.

My cables all hang from nails in the cross-pieces of the unfinished ceiling of my basement.

Cheap, simple, works very well.

However, the nails are right above the synth towers, and whenever I take some cables, I always cause a few others to fall down, hitting my synth. Probably not good.

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Post by Kwote » Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:14 pm

Muff Wiggler wrote:them's some good ideas, I'll probably have to snag a Pomona at some point.

My cables all hang from nails in the cross-pieces of the unfinished ceiling of my basement.

Cheap, simple, works very well.

However, the nails are right above the synth towers, and whenever I take some cables, I always cause a few others to fall down, hitting my synth. Probably not good.
the pomona's on hit man. i wouldn't hesitate. they're cheap as far as i'm concerned. just screw em into the wall. dasss it.
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Post by Kent » Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:37 am

Hey gents (and others too!),

What's a good source for obtaining quality 1/8th inch (Eurorack) stylee cables? Something flexible, supple, yet strong... kinda like me, I guess.

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Post by cebec » Tue Apr 15, 2008 9:46 am

Kent wrote:Hey gents (and others too!),

What's a good source for obtaining quality 1/8th inch (Eurorack) stylee cables? Something flexible, supple, yet strong... kinda like me, I guess.
Here:
http://www.markertek.com/Product.asp?ba ... rch=0&off=

and here:
http://www.analoguehaven.com/cables/

scroll down to: 1/8" / 3.5mm patch cables: Mogami

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Post by Kwote » Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:12 pm

don't get cables from analoguehaven. too expensive.

Gary Chang recommended these not too long ago on the Wiard list,

http://www.allelectronics.com/cgi-bin/i ... ENDS_.html

i'm definately considering these. just need some heetshrink so i can color code em.

i recently got some cables from adinfinitum. the pricing's not the best but definately better than analoguehaven and the quality is solid. my favorite patch cables thus far.

http://www.adinfinitummusic.com/PC35mm.html
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Post by felix » Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:08 am

I ended up snagging one of these at the local electronics surplus store.

I've been visiting this place almost every weekend for the past month and never noticed them there, but then last weekend, BAM, there it was.

10 smackers. Sweet.
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Post by Kwote » Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:59 am

felix wrote:I ended up snagging one of these at the local electronics surplus store.

I've been visiting this place almost every weekend for the past month and never noticed them there, but then last weekend, BAM, there it was.

10 smackers. Sweet.
awesome. what's the name of the store? do you buy parts for DIY there?
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