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fixed my effects pedal (boss me-6b)

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by patrickj, Nov 18, 2001.

  1. patrickj


    Aug 13, 2001
    Ellicott City, MD
    Endorsing: Spector Bass Guitars
    kinda OT.. but i'm pleased w/ myself

    broke the "Value Increment" momentary pushbutton inside the unit a while ago, turning it into a $(whatever it's worth atm) piece of junk.

    found a replacement (sort of - it doesn't exactly fit, so i had to carve apart the actual housing a bit), desoldered the old piece, resoldered the new one on, and it's working 100% again. not the first time I've soldered, and it wasn't esp. complex, but it's a rare event that i actually make something work again once I've taken it apart :)

    (/bragging off)
  2. EString


    Nov 20, 2000
    Los Altos, CA
    This should be in the effects forum.
  3. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania

    Agreed. How is this relating to "basses" at all?

    These posts keep getting more and more off topic... I think it's the newbies becoming more careless, either that or they're becoming dumber.

  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Congrats. BTW there's a used ME-8B at Atomic in College Park... asking $99.
  5. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
    Yeah, I don't see that this has got a thing to do with Basses. Off to effects you go.
  6. Hey it happens somtimes... it just happened to me the other day... posted something as off topic as a sax player in basses. Maybe I should stop leaning my head up against the speaker when i play...
  7. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Soldering can be addictive. Sometimes I get this humongous jones to solder a few things, so I break out the gun and make some of my famous bullet-proof patch cables. I'm thinking about doing the Mackie 1604 VLZ pre-fader EQ mod just for something to do. What really killed me the other night was when I was in my office, and my 3-year-old daughter came in and asked, "Dad, can we solder something?" I'd swear it's genetic ... except she's adopted.
  8. patrickj


    Aug 13, 2001
    Ellicott City, MD
    Endorsing: Spector Bass Guitars
    i only read the bass(bg) forum regularly.. the others are just fluff ;)
  9. CrawlingEye

    CrawlingEye Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Easton, Pennsylvania
    Well that certainly justifies posting it in the wrong forum! :rolleyes:

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