Profile cover photo
Profile photo
James Aōyama
5 followers -
I'm a dad, a bicycle tinkerer and rider, amp and guitar hobbyist, backyard putterer, lo-fi picture taker, sometime musician, and a few other things.
I'm a dad, a bicycle tinkerer and rider, amp and guitar hobbyist, backyard putterer, lo-fi picture taker, sometime musician, and a few other things.

5 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Autumn 2017
I took a break from blogging for a while last year, and didn't get around to posting these photos from Autumn of 2017. It's been mentioned a few times that this blog, like The Doctor and his wandering blue call box , exists outside the confines of time and ...
Autumn 2017
Autumn 2017
origaminightlamp.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Aerial View of Edinburgh, by Alfred G. Buckham, 1920
Quite possibly the greatest aerial photograph ever taken. Photographed by Alfred Buckham only 17 years after the first manned flight, this image must have been a thing of wonder, truly mind boggling at the time; almost 100 years later, it's still breathtaki...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Restyling an Ugly Epiphone Les Paul Junior / Special, Part 1
This is the story of an ugly little Epiphone Les Paul Special that no one wanted, and how it got a style makeover. And now, even though it's still ugly, it gets a lot of attention everywhere it goes, appreciated not only for its one of a kind uniqueness, bu...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Peavey Combo Amp to Speaker Cabinet Conversion
A few months before I picked up the well-worn solid state Peavey Pacer that I'm converting into a combo tube amplifier, David in Massachusetts had gotten a similar vintage early '80s Peavey guitar amp that needed some repair. In the end his Heritage VTX 2x1...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Peavey Pacer Project, Part 1
Recently I bought an old funky Peavey Pacer from someone who had it on craigslist. Even though the seller was asking less than a couple Jacksons for it, and re-posted it every couple days, it was still unsold after a month. That's not surprising, since he o...
Peavey Pacer Project, Part 1
Peavey Pacer Project, Part 1
origaminightlamp.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
New Favorite Guitar: 1962 Guild M-65 3/4
This is a Guild M-65 3/4, made in 1962 in Hoboken, New Jersey. The "3/4" indicates that its 23" scale length is shorter than the usual Guild M-65 model, which had a 24 3/4" scale. At first glance, this hollow body guitar appears to be a normal sized jazz bo...
New Favorite Guitar: 1962 Guild M-65 3/4
New Favorite Guitar: 1962 Guild M-65 3/4
origaminightlamp.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
A lot of players like the Peavey Classic 30, and for good reasons; it looks cool and vintagey, an amazing amount of sound comes out of a fairly compact package, and its bang for the buck is hard to beat. Before we start getting into the Classic 30's issues,...
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
origaminightlamp.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
A lot of players like the Peavey Classic 30, and for good reasons; it looks cool and vintagey, an amazing amount of sound comes out of a fairly compact package, and its bang for the buck is hard to beat. Before we start getting into the Classic 30's issues,...
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
The Peavey Classic 30: Issues, and a Repair
origaminightlamp.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Eugene Sign Haiku Part 3: Lust Drags You Down To Hell
Eat nutritious meals, Exercise, get lots of rest... Lust drags you to Hell
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Eugene Sign Haiku, Pt 2: Jesus Saved A Spot For You
Have fun while you can, We all go in that cold ground... Let the good times roll!
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded