'other' Category

  • Epiphone Goth ’58 Explorer wiring diagram

    September 5, 2016

    will be changing the bridge humbucker of my Epiphone Goth ’58 Explorer and was looking for a wiring diagram. it’s a wee bit different than standard because of the kill-switch on the tone pot. the folks at Epiphone support kindly sent me a copy but here it is if you’re looking for it.

  • EVH Striped Series Owner’s Manual

    March 3, 2016

    if you’ve lost your EVH Striped Series owner’s manual a copy of it can be downloaded here (it’s a rough copy but perfectly readable. all trademark stuff belongs to its owners etc).

  • removing the gloss finish from a guitar neck

    February 23, 2016

    so…removing the gloss finish from a guitar neck. the neck on my Squire Jaguar had a rather thick gloss finish and could feel sticky. time to remove it. used 0000 steel wool and used light pressure…always going with the grain (masked a bit of the headstock and heel off before starting). at first it didn’t […]

  • Cheese & Onion Flan Recipe

    February 18, 2016

    My late mother’s cheese and onion flan recipe (Not to be confused with a lowly quiche. This is a flan). A firm favourite amongst the family and beyond. It goes a little something like this: Ingredients: 1 large sheet of shortcrust pastry rolled out to around 4mm thick 5 eggs 2 large onions finely chopped […]

  • goodbye Carlsberg Special Brew

    December 10, 2015

    Carlsberg Special Brew. Bastion of strong lagers from 1960 until 2015 (wikipedia: ‘initially brewed by Carlsberg to commemorate a visit to Denmark by Winston Churchill in 1950’) at least in the UK. the UK government has seemingly decided, in its infinite wisdom, that no can of lager can contain more than 4 units of alcohol. […]

  • i. made. bread. two.

    November 3, 2015

    the best loaf so far. just a plain white but excellent crust and a great texture (unlike last week’s which wasn’t even edible…didn’t put in enough water). the recipe goes a bit like this… Loaf size: 1 lb (454g) Water 3/4 cup (180ml) Skimmed milk powder 2 tbsp Sunflower oil 2 tbsp Sugar 1/4 tbsp […]

  • i. made. bread.

    September 14, 2015

    for the first time. or rather i bought a bread maker and it made bread for me for the first time. a morphy richards 48280 fastbake. don’t think i’ve ever written anything on here about food. have i? it’s certainly not the most modern of machines but behaved very well indeed. it does the lot…all […]

  • from knightswood to partick in 1:42

    September 3, 2015

    bought one of those dashboard camera thingies. not to record accidents or bad drivers (though that may come in handy) but to make videos and then speed them up. here’s knightswood to partick in 1:42

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