Archive for the 'Generalities' Category

My ‘FET Dream’ Drove Me to Distraction

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Hello neglected readers!  I have to apologize for the lack of new content these last few months… I did deliberately take the summer off, but then got deeply involved in the design, simulation, prototyping, refinement, pre-production, web-design, copywriting, clip making, video taking and tons of other minutiae involved in trying to bring a little [...]

Ridiculous Stratocaster Guitar Blog

Friday, May 9th, 2008

The Strat-O-Blogster Guitar Blog bills itself as:

Ultimate DIY — Make your own vacuum tubes

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

This is a very entertaining, professional-looking video on making a vacuum tube from scratch.  Created by a French Ham Radio enthusiast… I’m in awe.  A friend asked for a link to this, so I thought I’d post it here as a pleasant diversion.

Fabrication d’une lampe triode
Uploaded by F2FO

Tube Electronics Safety Warnings, etc.

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Now we come to the part of the show where Norm pauses to review shop safety. Or alternatively, Robbie starts screaming “Danger, Danger Will Robinson!”.

A Guitar Blog for Boomers (like me)!

Friday, April 4th, 2008

While browsing my personal RSS feeds at lunch I happened upon a Google Blog Search result where the author was exploring how to choose the correct signal chain for your effects pedals. I wouldn’t have found this blog otherwise, as my searches lean towards gear and tube-based gear in particular.


Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Welcome to! 
When my day-job dictated that I would need to learn more about the ways & means of internet publishing, including social networking, I decided I would take a autodidactic approach and build a web-server, blog-space, and link directory around one of my (many) hobbies: tube-based guitar amplifiers.
The long-tail of the internet has been incredible for [...]

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