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Production Update #4..

September 21, 2019 09:54AM
I think I have the structural stuff all done - with the exception of cutting a bottom.. I do have the material: 1/8" black erasable chalkboard.. Should match the rest of it perfectly, but I gotta do all the interior stuff first..

Next up is mounting light strips inside.. not exactly sure how to do it as I want the strips to face upward and the sticky side is on the other side of the strips.. Anyone have any ideas, feel free to share 'em.. I MIGHT also put strips on top on the outside, which will be easy to mount.. but, I really want them inside the box, primarily..

After that just gotta drill all the holes for the wiring and run the wires.. for those guitarists out there, I'm using a 9V adaptor and running a daisy chain power line from the first effect to all the other effects to power them.. One adaptor, one daisy chain line that powers all 6 effects.. The Line 6 wireless receiver uses a different adaptor, so hafta have its adaptor inside the box, as well.. there is also an adaptor for the black lights.. So, a 110 line in with 3 plugs on it for all 3 adaptors, the daisy chain line and the interior lighting.. then the bottom gets screwed on.. I did buy a 6 foot extension cord (black) with 3 plugs - I'll have to cut it to feed the line through the side of the pedal board, use a romex connector to lock it into place, and splice the plugs back to the plug-in.. thats what I did on my existing board, so no sweat..

Exterior needs the corner trim pieces, then I hafta cut the velcro for each effect - each effects gets two strips of velcro.. not using the cloth-like velcro.. there's a plastic type that has rods that insert into spaces - something like that.. its sturdier than the cloth velcro.. Each effect has to be meticulously places as some have jacks on the tops and some have jacks on the sides.. the side jack effects need to be further apart in order to be able to plug them in and unplug them.. the top jack effects can almost be butted up next to each other - maybe 1/4" between them..

Sorry to keep cluttering Bucky's Pub.. just bored..

Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


  Why am I so weird, part 2..? Attachments

sstrams210September 14, 2019 09:13AM

  All my knowledge of pedal boards in one reply....

JamesJM59September 14, 2019 09:32AM

  Sounds about right...

sstrams47September 14, 2019 09:50AM

  Production update.. Attachments

sstrams64September 15, 2019 11:04AM

  Well, gotta give ya credit...

JamesJM43September 15, 2019 03:32PM

  Thanks man..

sstrams37September 15, 2019 03:47PM

  If I'm understanding correctly...

JamesJM42September 15, 2019 04:09PM

  No, I actually need to add them..

sstrams34September 15, 2019 05:17PM

  Yeah, think I lost ya...

JamesJM48September 15, 2019 05:39PM

  No, that's kinda what I want, as well..

sstrams41September 16, 2019 01:38AM

  Well, you could always..

sstrams38September 16, 2019 04:07AM

  Production Update #2 Attachments

sstrams53September 16, 2019 01:15PM

  I'm just gonna give you two thumbs right now

IowaRam36September 16, 2019 01:20PM

  Well, at least you're honest, Iowa..

sstrams37September 16, 2019 01:28PM

  Production Update #3.. Attachments

sstrams45September 17, 2019 01:12PM

  I might have missed it

IowaRam35September 17, 2019 01:22PM

  Here's a pic of my current board.. Attachments

sstrams38September 17, 2019 01:36PM

  Can't wait to see it complete, and fully loaded!

RAMbler40September 18, 2019 10:55AM

  Thanks RAMbler!

sstrams34September 18, 2019 11:30AM

  Things were going so well...

sstrams42September 19, 2019 02:00PM

  but where's the fun in that

IowaRam34September 19, 2019 02:23PM

  Its just frustrating..

sstrams39September 19, 2019 03:59PM

  So whats actually breaking the drill bits

IowaRam34September 19, 2019 04:08PM

  Its really thin metal..

sstrams43September 19, 2019 05:23PM

  Trudging on...

sstrams39September 20, 2019 11:22AM

  i am reminded of a favorite movie quote...

JamesJM40September 20, 2019 11:33AM

  No, that's my problem...

sstrams37September 20, 2019 01:52PM

  You sound like me....

JamesJM37September 20, 2019 09:50PM


sstrams33September 21, 2019 03:49AM

  Production Update #4.. Attachments

sstrams51September 21, 2019 09:54AM

  Looks to me like...

JamesJM35September 21, 2019 11:06AM

  If i tends up cratering..

sstrams33September 21, 2019 11:32AM

  I think you're ok...

JamesJM38September 21, 2019 11:57AM

  That's a good point..

sstrams34September 21, 2019 01:22PM

  Looks about right to me

IowaRam38September 21, 2019 01:55PM

  That's about what the calculations have felt like, Iowa..

sstrams34September 21, 2019 06:20PM

  Reminds me of those Erector Sets

IowaRam32September 23, 2019 06:05AM

  It COULD have rockets..

sstrams27September 23, 2019 06:38AM

  No pics but..

sstrams28September 28, 2019 12:44PM

  Re: No pics but.. Attachments

MamaRAMa40September 28, 2019 03:24PM

  Not for Halloween ?

IowaRam32September 28, 2019 03:56PM

  Re: Not for Halloween ?

MamaRAMa35September 28, 2019 04:03PM

  Oh I totally get that, Mama.. Attachments

sstrams32September 29, 2019 05:44AM


MamaRAMa26October 22, 2019 09:44PM

  Oh that is awesome, Mama..

sstrams25October 23, 2019 02:50AM

  looks like there's a new sheriff in town

21Dog29October 23, 2019 04:12AM

  Love it... and about costumes and pets...

JamesJM26October 23, 2019 04:57AM

  Re: Love it... and about costumes and pets...

MamaRAMa25October 23, 2019 05:59AM

  We do.. Attachments

sstrams25October 23, 2019 06:15AM

  Re: We do..

21Dog28October 24, 2019 03:49AM

  They were happier..

sstrams31October 24, 2019 08:06AM