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This is a hobby website for tracking and sharing projects like Yamaha DTX 400 series upgrades and other related stuff like a bullet proof R-Trem, 3D CAD and Machining. 

What's New

  • DTXperience Found an online community called DTXperience for supporting Yamaha DTX drums the other day.  There isn't very much activity in the DTX 400 series forum but there seems to ...
    Posted by Mitch Regnier
  • Website Updates mgr-design.com is finally up and running!  Ok, that's pretty boring but at least www.mgr-design.com gets you here now;)  Things are starting to look quite ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 4:17 PM by Mitch Regnier
  • Yamaha DTX400K, DTX430K snare pad upgrade If you are looking to upgrade the snare pad on your Yamaha DTX400K or DTX430K digital drum kit, then MGR Design can help.  The TP70S is a nice 3 zone ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 12:14 PM by Mitch Regnier
  • Change of Pace A lot has happened since this site was updated.  The focus will still be on a guitar with a robust vibrato bridge but with more emphasis on the use of ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 12:15 PM by Mitch Regnier
  • R-Trem Fix Have been spending a bit of time making parts to fix a broken R-Trem base.  Video of prototype and installation can be found at http://youtu.be/A029qqhJVqo.  Hoping ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 12:15 PM by Mitch Regnier
  • Control Issues... I actually found a good source of stepper motors in the Edmonton region (Kinetic Step) and started testing the stepper drivers from SOC Robotics.  To keep it brief, not exactly ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2011, 11:20 AM by Mitch Regnier
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