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Old 4th March 2017 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by fiddlestickz ➡️
Look as I said earlier I don't think a cheap Model D desktop clone would have any impact on Moog the brand or people who want to pay that money for a Moog, people will always support brands they align themselves with. Tbh I don't believe half of what these manufactures say about making these things by hand, in fact I'm almost sure most are machine made and there is just some light final assembly and testing, they call this being hand made and people fall over themselves to spend wild amounts of money because they believe it was 'hand made'.. a mate of mine actually has a Mini and took some pics of the pcb and claims most of the innards are machine made...I'm not that tech savy but these are the pics of his Mini he sent me..
Picture attached is from Moog Music, Asheville NC, on the non-RoHS compliant (i.e., leaded-solder) side of the building, taken last year.

Trust me–as a former bench tech in another life, those Lorlin rotary selector switches can be a pain.
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