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zebra2  ·  402 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski, what does your productivity palace look like?

Here's the desk. I just got a new keyboard since I spilled wine all in the last one. I am still fumbling like mad when I type on it.

Behind my chair there's more music stuff. There's also a nice little patio area.

Turning left from the last picture is the little makerspace. I've been dabbling with electronics for a bit and mean to do more. I'm very much considering using some of my tax return for a tube amp kit.

rezzeJ  ·  402 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I dig the makerspace. Have you considered buying a DIY synth kit and making your own synth?

zebra2  ·  402 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yes, that too. A week or so ago kleinbl00 linked PAiA which has some really appealing kits. I mainly say tube amp kit though because I figure It's actually a fair bit simpler than a synth, and I have a bit of a need to replace my desktop speaker amp.

Other things on the to-do list: I have the spring reverb tank I took off an old crate amp and I want to make it a stand-alone unit.

kleinbl00  ·  402 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Tube amps have two distinct drawbacks:

1) They're line voltage clear through

2) They're stupidly inefficient

So long as you're cool with that, rock on. Me? I keep pretending I'm gonna rig up a Bessel array but life is too short.