April 2007

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Kubuntu on MacBook

Posted by on 29 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Misc Music Stuff

Kubuntu seems to run great on the MacBook using vmware. Set the number of processors to 2 and enable graphics acceleration in vmware. Full resolution and fast. Parallels for OS X has problems running Kubuntu – locks up when shutting down, cannot get full resolution of display, must manually turn on wired ethernet every time you startup. Need to check out the music apps now.

2 to 3 prong conversion for Fender amps

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

2 to 3 prong conversion.

Another site with article.

Sanding the bottom board as well….

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Apparently sanding the bottom board can fix this as well.

Cleaning Fender circuit boards

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Have no idea if components are on or taken off when cleaning. Check out this thread.

Better check under the boards

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

as per this thread…

Conductivity is a plus in this case

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Victoria amps says it’s a plus. Interesting.

More on conductive boards

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Randall Smith article re: conductive boards.

Interesting fix for conductive board

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Suspend the parts in the air.

Signal Cap polarity

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Amp/Tubes

Apparently this makes a difference. I need to check this out.

 Signal cap polarity article.

The Blue Guitar

Posted by on 24 Apr 2007 | Tagged as: Guitar Related

Steve Ahola’s site has been great resource over the years. Check it out!

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