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Re: Looping IN europe

Just out of curiosity, where do you live now? Are you aware of the voltage
difference between europe and the rest of the world? (220v)
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From: George Washington <jeremiah266@hotmail.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2000 7:02 PM
Subject: Looping IN europe

>Hello Looptatsic Sages,
>I am 18 and I have decided to sell abunch of stuuf and go to europe for as
>long as I can afford and kick it loopin  improv style when ever and
>I can. I would like some input on taking gear on the road, european
>loop/music experiences, places to play/pan handel, free street coner shows
>borrowed cafe extension cord style, power supplies for euro, or any other
>tools, tips, or ideas you could give me.
>One of the major themes of this trip is to make  it a complete exercise in
>improvisation. I only speak english and spanish so that will make being in
>countries that dont speak those languages intersting. I think I want to 
>into paris unless there is a reason not to. About all travel preparation
>that I will have is 500$ and a lets go book.
>Here is the gear I am takin\
>(18) space shock mounted rack
>(2) edps (prolly in stereo or with onefoot foot controller connnected to
>both with an a/b switch? Also may add ev-5's)
>(1) electrix filter factory with to cv pedals
>  (1) lexicon vortex with foot switches and expession pedal
>  (1) fostex 2016 line mixer( with 4 aux sends)
>(1) Dl4 (mabey with expression pedal mabey not)
>(1) Wh-1 whammy pedal Original(perhaps)
>(1) Eh Micro synth
>  (1) Modded wha
>(1) Boss dist feedbacker
>  I feel like I will want all the pedals mounted on a board  that will fit
>in and out of a rack drawer, or mabey have all the fx pedals attached to a
>rack drawer that they live in  and have the expression pedals on a borad
>that cam be removed a nd plced on the ground in a nother rack drawer?
>   For guitar I have an early g&l pawn shop geetar that I  would not be 
>heart broken if she dont survive the trip. ANy way She's got an A bass
>geetar a string on top, and will be protected only buy my wits and a 
>gig bag
>   I  was thinking about having a totally stereo path after all my mono fx
>and star at the stereo out of the dl4. Somthing like  Dl4----->Mixer 
>get 2 2016's so I can have but all my stereo fx in the aux sends and do
>feedback as well as being able to put my stereo fx in any order) Edp s in
>one aux,vortex in one aux , and filter fact in one aux, and then send the
>whole she-bang out to 2 gibson  Skylarks( they live in the unused space at
>the bottom of my rack)
>   I know this rig seems a little complicated  but the reduced rig was
>microsynht--->whmmy---> dl4 1 skylark but then I have to carry them all
>individually instead on one big shock mounted box on casters.
>I feel like the best plan is to put my bbb(big bad box) in an airport
>  and scope the scene out  then comeback and get it? no?
>Beside the BBB I am just going to have a book bag type back-pack  with 2-3
>changes of clothes  and 2 econo chef boyardee ravioli cans in case the 
>gets tuff(they might also be in rack)
>Are x-rays bad for edps?
>Thanks in advance for your help,
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