Category Archives: Upgrade

More K-20X mods!

I finally added a “kick stand” to the little guy. I used a brass rod, a cable clamp and two screws. All stuff I had laying around. The bar is from our bed’s headboard, our Son dismantled it when he … Continue reading

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Project Tele complete

The new (to me) Telecaster I bought came with a few issues, primarily that it wasn’t properly set up and the volume and tone potentiometers were completely worn out.  I have replaced the volume and tone potentiometers with proper US … Continue reading

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I finally did it – IEC jack mod

I’ve been considering removing the attached power cord from my Dean Markley K-20X amplifier and putting in its place an IEC jack with fuse.  I finally did it last weekend.  Not only does this allow for quick cord replacement, but … Continue reading

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Windows XP – EOL…finally

Windows XP is finally reaching it’s end of life status.  Microsoft is pulling the proverbial plug on April 8th.  Read more below: Official Microsoft Notice: Windows XP End of Support – Microsoft.com: Microsoft has provided support for Windows XP for the … Continue reading

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Loving Lubuntu

A few weeks ago we decided it was time to replace our aging Athlon XP based desktop with something a little more agile and a lot more efficient.  We chose to build an AMD Zacate e-350 based system utilizing our … Continue reading

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