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Do any of you guys have thoughts (good, bad, or indifferent) on Pete's "Starving Student" hybrid? I've been toying with the idea of taking one on as a project.

BTW - thanks for the link to the demo tracks, Joel. Always looking to expand my library of those.
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Do any of you guys have thoughts (good, bad, or indifferent) on Pete's "Starving Student" hybrid? I've been toying with the idea of taking one on as a project.
While I haven't heard any of Pete's amps, he is an absolute genius (and front runner) when it comes to DIY. His last two creations have been the TTVJ Millet 307A, which fetches 6 grand, and the Starving Student, which costs under $100 in parts last I heard.

It's a very worthwhile project - value is one of the key purposes of DIY (aside from creative elements). Go for it .
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BTW - thanks for the link to the demo tracks, Joel. Always looking to expand my library of those.
Don't mention it mang.

I just bought the Chesky "Night Songs" demo CD (.flacs) ...

Quite good.

I'm a sucker for female vocal performances.

    
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While I haven't heard any of Pete's amps, he is an absolute genius (and front runner) when it comes to DIY. His last two creations have been the TTVJ Millet 307A, which fetches 6 grand, and the Starving Student, which costs about $50 in parts last I heard.

It's a very worthwhile project - value is one of the key purposes of DIY (aside from creative elements). Go for it .
Those are along the lines of my thoughts. At any rate, the cost of admission is hardly prohibitive. Hopefully this will get off to a better start than my Gainclone.
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I'm a sucker for female vocal performances.
I hear you there brother.

There is nothing better than having a lovely feminine voice lull you into a daze...
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I hear you there brother.

There is nothing better than having a lovely feminine voice lull you into a daze...
Well then.

For the sake of our collective head-fi souls:

DO NOT MISS this ONE!!!

..

    
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Do not tempt me with music expenses when you know of my other plans sir!

Why even bother keeping it hush-hush, I've told most of the regulars anyhow:

Trying to grab a DX1000 within the next week.
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Do not tempt me with music expenses when you know of my other plans sir!

Why even bother keeping it hush-hush, I've told most of the regulars anyhow:

Trying to grab a DX1000 within the next week.
What would bros be good for if not for the keeping of fellow bro's secrets?



...

Honestly ...

I fought with my own personal demonic Other-self(tm) for a full day ...

To not buy them for my own hording and selfish self.

Such beauty this hobby yields ... but also the potential for such ugliness.



But, of course, I diverged in the favor of rightness.

Your ultimate comments on the merits of such a device being far finer than my own direct interpretations of such would ever be ... I had no other choice.

(hope you get them mang.)

Looking forward to your comments ...

    
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Do not tempt me with music expenses when you know of my other plans sir!

Why even bother keeping it hush-hush, I've told most of the regulars anyhow:

Trying to grab a DX1000 within the next week.
Hahaha. I read this through like three times and couldn't make out the "trying to grab a dx1000..." part for the life of me. I was thinking to myself, "Man, what a jerk. He's just going to leave us hanging like that." I'd still probably be in the dark if Sirrah hadn't quoted it lol.

Anyways Aura, I hope that works out for you .
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I fought with my own personal demonic Other-self(tm) for a full day ...

To not buy them for my own hording and selfish self.

Such beauty this hobby yields ... but also the potential for such ugliness.



But, of course, I diverged in the favor of rightness.

Your ultimate comments on the merits of such a device being far finer than my own direct interpretations of such would ever be ... I had no other choice.

(hope you get them mang.)
You are so very humble Joel.

I'm not going to lie - the odds are stacked against me on this endeavor. If, by some miraculous will of a higher entity, the DX is still available in five days then I'll need to find new homes asap for a few pieces of gear that essentially progressed me further into the hobby than I'd have ever thought possible.

The issue is that someone will grab them before me. The seller was a little vague in whether or not he had reserved them for me so I cannot place any faith in simply expecting them to fall into my open hands. I wish I could see what was going to result from this and tell you whether or not to grab them Joel. I would be just as thrilled to see you own them as I would myself. Not many could pass up the deal which I held in faith with you, and that tells me something about who you are.

It is almost painful to consider this opportunity passing me by. Listening to gear at meets is a very dangerous prospect and can really drown you in daydreaming. The DX is both my dream and my bane.
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