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  1. Make Your Jazz Bass Sound Better (5.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    By changing the 50nF tone capacitor on your jazz bass to a 70nF cap, you can get a rounder sound than really just sounds like a muffled bass tone in its stock form.
    Hands-On: Electronics · 228 Hits · Posted on 8/24/2012 by Inactive Member

  2. Pedal Parts Plus, Inc. (5.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    Pedal Parts Plus is a great little website for all your guitar and bass effect pedals parts. They have a wide variety of switches, resistors, diodes, capacitors, and everything else you need to build your first or your umpteenth effect pedal.
    Hands-On: DIY Parts/Supplies · 166 Hits · Posted on 10/13/2011 by Inactive Member

  3. Ampeg Resistive Bulbs (3.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    I found an online source for replacement bulbs for my SVT-410 cab. Mine uses a 1683, dual filament, 28 volt bulb. they have them in stock for two dollars each and five dollars for shipping up to a pound. Napa also had them for about five dollars.
    Hands-On: Repair Tips · 778 Hits · Posted on 12/20/2007 by Bob Johnson (72)

  4. Any instrument, any string. Big selection of Bass strings. Best on the net!
    Hands-On: DIY Parts/Supplies · 1054 Hits · Posted on 11/9/2007 by Inactive Member

  5. How Wood Affects Sound (4.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    Explains how different types of wood creates different sound qualities in instruments.
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    Hands-On: Building Tips · 1776 Hits · Posted on 4/22/2007 by Inactive Member

  6. Passive Tone Wizardry (5.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    Huge number of possibilities there are for passive tone mods.
    Hands-On: Electronics · 2074 Hits · Posted on 11/26/2006 by Mike Webb (9)

  7. Guitar ReRanch (5.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    Offers finishing supplies, services and complete instructions that will enable the first time builder as well as the serious restorer the tools to finish a just built guitar or correctly refinish a vintage instrument to a professional standard
    Hands-On: Building Tips · 1661 Hits · Posted on 8/11/2006 by Greg Rhodus (7949)

  8. The Essence Of The Groove (3.5 Stars · 2 Reviews)
    Avant funk fusion bassist JAUQO III-X offers 70 individual tracks (grooves) PLUS full transcriptions designed to help bassists build stamina, develop continuity and discover "The Essence of the Groove."
    Hands-On: DIY Instruction · 1609 Hits · Posted on 6/3/2006 by Helena Bouchez (9)

  9. Small Bear Electronics (4.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    Small Bear is a store that specializes in electronic parts for music projects/repairs. They also serve as a community resource for building guitar/bass effect pedals.
    Hands-On: DIY Parts/Supplies · 2249 Hits · Posted on 3/1/2006 by Tim Brown (515)

  10. Tonepad - DIY Music Products (5.0 Stars · 1 Review)
    This website has tons of schematics and instructions for building your own replicas of many popular effect pedals. They also print and sell Circuit Boards for these products for easy building!
    Hands-On: Electronics · 3008 Hits · Posted on 3/1/2006 by Tim Brown (515)