Convert a zero case to a music easel case or 2x4U:GUIDE

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Convert a zero case to a music easel case or 2x4U:GUIDE

Post by boops » Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:44 pm

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hello guys,here a humble thread to explain ,how to build with an halliburton( second hand is cheaper)zero case 21x17x7,5 inches easel case ,218/208 or 2x4u (200e compatible) Buchla format case.
Should be a nice case for serge panel too.
Big thanks to the great wiggler Apetechnology for the pics of the hinges mod ,he has sent me quickly ,after i asked him a few day ago.

finished the 2x4U ,travel case


I use my available easel kit ,its 2x4u boats powered -15/15/12/5V ,(a New swallow design psu soon )my face plate (here for a zero case halliburton 21"x17"x7,5") and my special rack ears +some parts ,you will discover in this thread.



here without countersunk screws and finition


All is possible the face is easy to work

First round ,put off old hinges
From Apetechnology

"i made a simpler mounting technique, i used washers. instead of machining a spacer plate. diy style!
Penn Elcom P0626EZ Zinc Plated Large Take Apart Hinges
i used 10 24 standard screws or 5 x.8 metric x 12mm with nylon lock nuts."
- first drill out the rivets holding the hinges.

-the second photo here shows using a "drift" to knock out rivets.

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YOU WILL FIND MISSING PICS BELOW.SORRY


end of the first round

Then the round 2 :THE EASEL KIT simple installation

You will receive a ready easel kit assembled with or without custom holes ,audio out jack 6,35 ,bnc plug 12v lamp ...or even without the face with only the boats ears to have the boats at the good height (for other custom finition ,and free space ).
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The tools you need:
Screw driver
Drill machine (hand)
M3 tool

Washer 3mm /14mm external
M3 screws min 45/50 mm max
Standoff 30mm or 2x15 mm
M3 nuts with plastic lock
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Fix the boats kit ,see pic ,centered
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Drill at 90° angle ,3 or 4 x 3mm holes thru the zero case ,too
In the upper boat ,extreme left (under seq) ,extreme right (under reverb) is better
cause the 208 rev2 cards ,not like the pic below .
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On each holes,for me 3.
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FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
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Post by sanders » Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:29 pm

Fantastic, I got the lift off hinges from Zero Halliburton, at a premium unfortunately. But I never went so far as to make a flat panel surrounding the two boats. That part really makes it nice. Can't wait to find out about
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Post by knobs. » Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:22 am

can't wait for round 2. thanks for the nice thread boops.

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Post by pustule » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:36 am

Awesome guide, thanks for posting, Apetechnology and Boops! Great photos! :goo:

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Post by misa » Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:04 pm

Very nice, thank you for the useful information!

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Post by boops » Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:15 am

SECOND ROUND IN THE FIRST POST
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
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Post by harolddonnelly » Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:56 pm

sorry I can't seem to find the link for round 2?

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Post by boops » Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:23 am

Middle of the first post
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... highlight=

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Post by sanders » Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:21 pm

harolddonnelly wrote:sorry I can't seem to find the link for round 2?
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Post by boops » Sat Oct 15, 2016 2:14 am

sanders wrote:
harolddonnelly wrote:sorry I can't seem to find the link for round 2?
+1
There is no link ,its the second part of the first post ;)
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... highlight=

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Post by boops » Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:12 am

Up...
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... highlight=

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Post by folpon » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:29 am

Hi, Boops. I would like to have a nice case like yours for my new easel. But the pictures in your threads seem to have broken. Do you have other pictures of your easel cases you can post for folks who admire you to see? Thank you! :)

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Post by APETECHNOLOGY » Fri Jul 07, 2017 1:26 am

folpon wrote:Hi, Boops. I would like to have a nice case like yours for my new easel. But the pictures in your threads seem to have broken. Do you have other pictures of your easel cases you can post for folks who admire you to see? Thank you! :)
here is a small buchla case i built using boops boats and front panel.
BOOPS you sleeping?

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Post by boops » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:20 am

;)

A problem with the image hosting






APETECHNOLOGY wrote:
folpon wrote:Hi, Boops. I would like to have a nice case like yours for my new easel. But the pictures in your threads seem to have broken. Do you have other pictures of your easel cases you can post for folks who admire you to see? Thank you! :)
here is a small buchla case i built using boops boats and front panel.
BOOPS you sleeping?

:sick:
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FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
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Post by Jarno » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:23 am

folpon wrote:....But the pictures in your threads seem to have broken....
Caused by the train wreck of a site that is Photobucket, the f*cktards. Their site worked really well, but they have managed to kill it. Can't see how they will recover from this, people (me included, deleting their accounts en masse).

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Post by boops » Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:10 am

I ve reinstalled pics ,not perfect but better than nothing .
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
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Post by Synesthesia » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:16 am

pretty good ;) thanks Boops.

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Post by bemerritt » Thu Nov 30, 2017 9:59 am

Are there different sizes of these? What is the preferred size. Looking at one that says it’s 21x17x7. Sound about right?

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Post by captnapalm » Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:37 am

bemerritt wrote:Are there different sizes of these? What is the preferred size. Looking at one that says it’s 21x17x7. Sound about right?
That's the size that most people use for Easels, and the one Boops's panel works on.

I use the 21 x 17 x 7" for my 8u cases and the 24 x 18 x 7" size for my 10u cases.

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Post by bemerritt » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:32 am

Thanks!

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Post by odditymedium » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:53 am

hello, i would like to have a suitcase to hold my BEMI easel

i'm a bit confused with these posts, i just want to have a case, i don;t have metalworking skills, and i'd like something i can take onboard an aeroplane,

can anyone please build me one? ideally, in europe

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Post by boops » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:16 am

i think 21 x 17 x 7" dont work for the plane (Cabin)

55 cm x 35 x 25 cm or 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 is ok
FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
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Post by boops » Wed Oct 30, 2019 1:22 pm

easel zero case kit in stock
new hq psu ,+24v available !!!

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FS :custom buchla 203 style càbinet ,skiff new design,boat ,hardware for diy cabinet ,easel case ,new 1u to 10u to 56u and more. / New 208 buchla card 12 /
HQ small case buchla psu PCB
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... 93#3118393
https://www.muffwiggler.com/forum/viewt ... highlight=

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