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Buying / nord stage 2 compact sw73 wanted north west uk.
« on: October 05, 2014, 07:15:24 PM »
after a stage 2 sw 73 asap! old one got wrecked via a pint of beer! if anyone is selling one or knows of one for sale let me know asap martin - 07900155595

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / great free tuner for mac
« on: July 13, 2014, 03:34:11 PM »
i found a great tuner with a free 2 week trial! not sure how much it is to buy, but 2 weeks hass been enough for me to tune the rhodes!!!!!!

The Wurlitzer Electric Piano / north west uk based wurly tech?
« on: April 24, 2014, 11:26:21 AM »
anyone know one?

Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / portable amp for the nord
« on: March 24, 2014, 12:02:05 PM »
hi all, im after a portable amp to use with the nord. i dont drive so it has to be portable for busses and trains. i've tried an AER acoustic amp which was perfect, but its way out of my budget (£100/$165). im looking at either;

i normally use a 100w valve amp, but need something for smaller gigs. any advise would be appriciated!

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / cleaning pickups....
« on: February 22, 2014, 09:53:38 AM »
has anyone got any good advice on cleaning pickups?? mine are looking a little rusty....

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / replate tonebars uk
« on: February 05, 2014, 12:29:59 PM »
hi, i just had a peek inside the rhodes to see what needed doing as im about to make an order at electrik keys (uk) and i noticed the tonebars were badly corroded almost a grey colour. if i was to have them replated would it have much improvement on the tone???

Parts, Service, Maintenance & Repairs / finally a uk parts supplier!!!!
« on: February 02, 2014, 06:30:57 PM » very reasonably price as well. i will be putting an order in soon!!!

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / uk vintage vibe order...
« on: October 29, 2013, 05:01:16 AM »
i'm about to order grommets and tips from vv to the uk. does anyone in the uk need anything so we could share shipping? thanks

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / uk parts
« on: July 23, 2013, 02:36:43 PM »
hi, i am in need of a set of grommets with screws and washers, and a couple of hammertips. does anyone know of anywhere in the uk that i could get them????? i want to avoid buying from the usa. thanks

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / removing glue from key caps
« on: June 18, 2013, 07:35:28 AM »
hi, whilst gluing a 73 badge on, a few drops of glue ended up on the key caps. any idea how to remove them? thanks

Other Keyboards & Software Synths / optigan
« on: January 18, 2013, 04:54:46 PM »

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / painting a harp cover
« on: July 01, 2012, 06:21:54 AM »
hi, ive been offered a white hap cover for £50, i ideally want a black one. what paint would i use to paint it black? ive concidered vintage vibe, but that will cost me £254 with shipping......

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / custom miracle mod amazing !!
« on: June 01, 2012, 06:06:26 PM »
hi, i just installed a custom version of the miracle mod, by adding bumps

it feels really light compared to how it was. there is little hammer bounce now. whats more amazing is it took me about an hour. i  highly recomend this mod to anyone with the same action - mine is a '77 with plastic hammers with felt on the bottom, i left the felt on the bottom of the hammers, and put the bump on the edge of the pedalstal, it plays amazing now, it also reduced the key bounce.

next i am going to replace the grommets, and maybe extend the 2nd to top tip range down to middle C!!!!!

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / it begins............
« on: April 24, 2012, 07:56:04 AM »
gonna sound amazing after this

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / painting a rhodes
« on: April 14, 2012, 09:34:46 AM »
has a anyone ever painted then varinnshed a rhodes? i dont want to retolex. too messy, so i thought i could paint it instead,  or even get my artist friend to do it for me?? thanks

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / pickup grounding
« on: March 28, 2012, 12:35:37 PM »
hi. i got a rhodes last week, a '77, and it is a little crackley. from what i can remember from my old '73, should there be a wire going to the sutain arm from the pickups??

The Fender Rhodes Electric Piano / stand for rhodes
« on: March 25, 2012, 06:27:42 PM »
would this stand be strong enough for a rhodes? it says it'll handle 80kg

For Sale / rhodes wanted manchester uk
« on: February 28, 2012, 12:17:21 PM »
hi all, im after buying a rhodes in manchester/north west. let me know if you hear of anything!

thanks, martin

The Wurlitzer Electric Piano / snapped a reed screw
« on: July 21, 2011, 01:31:08 PM »
hi all, in have just tried to fit a new reed. spent 2 hours tuning it, got it bang in tune, and screewed the reed to tight, making it snap. do i have to drill it out????

The Wurlitzer Electric Piano / wurlitzer restoration uk
« on: June 29, 2011, 10:12:23 AM »
does anyone know who can repair and restore wurlitzer electric pianos in north west uk?? i have an ep 200a, which needs the action setting up and lubed, keys need leveling, and it could probably do with a tuning..


Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / new tubes
« on: April 29, 2011, 01:47:59 PM »
im about to totally revalve my traynor ygl3a with JJ's. i have read on the net about biasing, and i cant figure out if thats if your changing valve types eg; el34's to 6L6's or if your changing the make eg eh to jjs. it currently has 4, 12ax7's, 4 el34's and an el84. can i just change the valves? or is there more to it then that?? the text on the current valves has faded, so i cant see what make they are, but i think they might be mullards.

Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / speaker cabinet design
« on: April 02, 2011, 02:08:08 PM »
hi all, im going to attempt to build myself a 1x12 speaker cab on monday!! i have copied the dimentions of the traynor darkhorse.

 has anyone ever made their own cab on here??  does anyone have any advice/tips for me???


Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / wersi T210
« on: September 25, 2009, 01:02:50 PM »
hi all, i have a wersi t210 cab that i am not using. it has a beutiful bright sound. i used to use it with a hh head that i dont have anymore. i now have a traynor YGL3A mark 3 and a fender bandmaster 2X12 so i no longer have any use for the wersi. does anyone know if they have any value???

Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / traynor
« on: February 28, 2009, 04:30:45 PM »
hi all.

 i have been offered a traynor head on the cheap, and i was wondering what  
speaker cab to get to go with it;

any thoughts?

Amps, Effects & Recording Techniques / harley Benton
« on: January 21, 2009, 07:15:47 AM »

Has anyone tried these?? very cheap, i tried small one with a guitar, but i wonder what they're like for rhodes???

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