So is there a reason this thread is EMPTY?

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So is there a reason this thread is EMPTY?

Post by bcomnes » Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:28 pm

Just got a Mescaline, dying to find out more about it, especially the Mental piece, wassup folks...
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Post by ClausF » Wed Jul 07, 2021 2:12 am

There are Mescaline threads in this forum, but they came before the Folktek chapter. Also threads regarding Folktek Eurorack modules.

And i remember a thread about the Euphonos Field...

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Post by Kent » Wed Jul 07, 2021 3:24 am

Super late to the topic. It's been rather thoroughly discussed and YouTubed over the years. Lots of folk have moved on from the Mescaline as they found it too bizarre for their applications.

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Post by bcomnes » Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:00 pm

Lots of folk have moved on from the Mescaline as they found it too bizarre for their applications.
?? Too Bizarre ?? for this place ?? :hmm: I'd frame it as mysterious and very poorly documented, especially Mental, but it does what it does very well and yes its not MATHS or a Buchla 259 but it does make "pretty sounds" if you like ambient sort of things. The nly real hassle is fishing out broken off DuPont cable pins from the headers :cry:
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Post by ClausF » Mon Aug 02, 2021 4:32 pm

bcomnes wrote:
Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:00 pm
The nly real hassle is fishing out broken off DuPont cable pins from the headers :cry:
Aaargh, how I hate this DuPont-shit. There's still one broken pin in my Matter :goo:

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Post by bcomnes » Wed Aug 04, 2021 9:21 pm

Aaargh, how I hate this DuPont-shit. There's still one broken pin in my Matter
I've had good luck using the pointed tip of a utility knife blade , there is just enough grip to lift lift the pin, and its pointy enough to get in there pretty good, worst case is to put notch h in the side ofthe header on the side to get to it, ugly but it works
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Post by ClausF » Thu Aug 05, 2021 6:37 am

The little bastard broke in the header, no chance to grab it. A hole from the side could be a solution...

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Post by Ears » Mon Aug 16, 2021 6:14 pm

My mescaline looks pretty on my shelf (it’s not plugged in to power or an amp). But I might need to hide it lest people get the wrong idea about my vaccination status. :despair:

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Post by OscillatorScream » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:01 pm

Ears wrote:
Mon Aug 16, 2021 6:14 pm
My mescaline looks pretty on my shelf (it’s not plugged in to power or an amp). But I might need to hide it lest people get the wrong idea about my vaccination status. :despair:
Man I would love to get my hands on one.
I'd also like another tetrax organ.
Also, a Tocante Phashi.
Two serge panels.
An Etherwave plus.
A 208.
A morphagene
And a plumbutter.
And four rows of Harvestman.
And a Lyra 8.

Ok. That's all Santa.
I think.

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Post by OscillatorScream » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:05 pm

But really though, why is this thread empty?
Did Arius shut down shop?
Did he get synthrotek'd?

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Post by EATyourGUITAR » Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:15 pm

OscillatorScream wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:05 pm
But really though, why is this thread empty?
Did Arius shut down shop?
Did he get synthrotek'd?
Pretty much. This time it wasn't about telling jokes. Folktek shared memes that indicated he will not be getting the vaccine on Facebook. People came to the forum to cancel him and acuse him of murdering old people related to a forum member who lives in the same town but only the hypothetical.
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Post by Flounderguts » Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:15 pm

No...he claims it is business as usual as of a few weeks ago. There's a thread back yonder with some disgruntled "customers" who haven't even received an email for their $1200.
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Post by thetwlo » Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:35 pm

Nelson Baboon wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:27 pm
too bizarre? no way. i think that build quality and communication have been the issues over the years.
yup, that's his M.O., hasn't changed in 20 years--- had to ask for a refund via ebay 20 years ago before he finally shipped his silly "Ism" box.

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Post by OscillatorScream » Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:32 pm

Flounderguts wrote:
Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:15 pm
No...he claims it is business as usual as of a few weeks ago. There's a thread back yonder with some disgruntled "customers" who haven't even received an email for their $1200.
Damn. That's a total shame. He makes cool stuff. Could have stepped up his game but I guess that's not happening.
Just another case of what not to do as a builder in the synth community. This community is very niche but also one hand washes the other. Never shit where you eat.

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Post by EATyourGUITAR » Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:06 am

There was a thread a long long time ago that exposed the shitty build quality. He was using hot melt glue everywhere. The wires looked like a rats nest. The solder joints looks like hideous blobs. Prototype board not mounted to anything except hot glue. I blame the customers for sending him money when it is well known the low quality, the long waits, no support, no communication. If people stop sending him money the Ponzi scheme stops there. Cynthia from cyndistries was enabled by people on this forum who said she is trustworthy but you need to prepay two years up front for your zeroscillator. Eventually the zeroscillators stopped flowing and the debt was just a debt. This has happened many many many times before on this forum with manufacturers accidentally or intentionally turning a legitimate business into a scam operation whenever the business runs out of money. Maybe they are just delusional people in denial of admitting failure? Maybe they are optimistic with good intentions about turning the company around? Or maybe they are just stealing money? No one really knows what goes on in their mind.
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