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#2801845 - 09/05/16 04:01 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Originally Posted By: mate stubb
Quite possibly the side to side instability when an X bench is raised all the way up is because the higher it is, the closer together the feet are.


What?? Now that's just crazy talk!

Originally Posted By: mate stubb
I've gigged this bench and have no instability worries side to side. It would be a lot easier to tip it front to back. I sometimes stand in the middle of a song and fully expect the bench to fall backwards on me at some point.


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#2808856 - 10/12/16 04:11 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: MathOfInsects]
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Update - made some progress on my new rack. It holds a half rack Roland XV-2020 rompler, my beloved JDI Duplex, a Behringer ear bud amp, and a larger mixer than I was using in my mini rig previously (Yamaha MG102C.)

There's also space for my MiniVent in there as well, if I decide I need it. An impending organ switch may make that not necessary.

All power, warts, and lumps are in the bottom compartment which also has power for external use.

The 2 shelves are aluminum and slide out for access. The mixer will be mounted and get a lid as well.





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#2808878 - 10/12/16 06:08 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Moe, where did you source the aluminum from for the shelves?
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#2808886 - 10/12/16 07:02 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: Delaware Dave]
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Originally Posted By: Delaware Dave
Moe, where did you source the aluminum from for the shelves?


Went to the local sheet metal company with a drawing, and they sheared it up for me. There are some partial side pieces to guard the mixer and support the lid that I haven't shown yet. Total cost was $32
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#2808920 - 10/13/16 06:08 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Very neat, nice work Moe!
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#2808939 - 10/13/16 08:30 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: MorayM]
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I totally missed this thread the first time around! Very cool rig updates!

Question: How do you transport the custom 1/2 rack?

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#2808945 - 10/13/16 08:59 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: eric]
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Originally Posted By: eric
Question: How do you transport the custom 1/2 rack?


The little racks I build are designed to throw in my cord case (wheeled with a pull out handle. Then onstage the rack sits on top of the cord case next to me.

This one is admittedly at the large end of a tossable box.
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#2815236 - 11/12/16 04:19 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Updating the rig thread to show my organ swap out. I thought I was going to have to remake the trolleys for the new organ since the rubber feet were mounted in different places. But I just flipped them backwards and it fit fine!

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#2815237 - 11/12/16 04:24 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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#2815240 - 11/12/16 04:52 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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#2815277 - 11/12/16 11:55 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: davedoerfler]
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Really nice!
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#2815827 - 11/16/16 02:52 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: RudyS]
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New organ, so the pedalboard gets a mod. Vent remote speed switch goes and another FC-7 gets added to do Nord modulation and non-piano volume duty. I'll be using the Mojo internal sim.


Before:



After:



Left to right: Nord mod, Mojo sustain/speed, Nord sustain, Mojo expression.


Edited by mate stubb (11/16/16 02:56 PM)
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#2816494 - 11/20/16 08:30 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Got the basement level of the rack wired, otherwise known as the Garden of Lumps and Warts.



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#2816496 - 11/20/16 08:33 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Wow. That's some beautiful work. Thanks for taking the time to post these pictures.
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#2816546 - 11/21/16 06:04 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: timwat]
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#2816609 - 11/21/16 01:37 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: Al Quinn]
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I always admire Moe's handy work too!
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#2816880 - 11/22/16 06:23 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: humannoyed]
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The Garden of Lumps and Warts is harnessed.

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#2850324 - 04/18/17 05:08 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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I haven't updated this thread in awhile.

New - the bench now sports a fold away backrest. I get tired back sitting on that thing for hours during a gig and could use the support!




The back piece has slots on the back and just sets down on the risers. It gets thrown into the bench bag. It will get some foam installed soon.




The risers tuck up under the bench when not in use.

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#2850329 - 04/18/17 05:47 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Nice work! thu
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#2850337 - 04/18/17 07:29 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: Michael Wright]
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Very cool!
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#2850814 - 04/21/17 09:00 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: allan_evett]
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Moe, I'm wondering if you're receiving compensation from Dr. Pepper for the strategic product placements in your pics. jk

Awesome watching what you do to your rig over the years. You have most definitely given us all some great time-saving tips!

Thanks for that!

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#2850819 - 04/21/17 09:25 AM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: midinut]
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LOL. I have had a serious DP addiction since I was 18. Back then they came in 16 oz bottles and the taste was magnificent. In the intervening years since bottles were phased out I have endured cans or even worse, liter bottles.

Anyway, I've been trying to kick the habit for several years now. Currently I am DP free for close to 6 months. wink
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#2850886 - 04/21/17 02:40 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: mate stubb]
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Come on up to Canada, the DP tastes better up here; like it should. But don't call it DP, people will think you're looking for a girl, and another guy.
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#2850889 - 04/21/17 03:03 PM Re: Moe's new rig [Re: WesG]
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@Wes laugh cop


Edited by Michael Wright (04/21/17 04:32 PM)
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