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Time For Your Hobby

Mar 2019

Ep.29 When The Sound Feels Right (John - Sound Systems)

March 31, 2019

(John - Sound Systems)

On this episode I had the honor to have John as my guest. He shared with me his interest in building sound systems as his hobby.

If you want to learn more about John and his awesome new projects, you should follow him on twitter @lumbermansvo ( https://twitter.com/LumbermanSVO)

Furthermore if you want to expand your knowledge learn more about sound systems and projects John is currently working on, you can find him on these websites: https://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/members/lumbermansvo.html (DIYmoblieaudio)

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/8779641-lumbermansvo.html (AVSforum)

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If you would like to be on the show or have any questions, you can send me an email at timeforyourhobby@gmail.com

Here's my website so you can listen to it on the platform of your choice (Podbean, Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Play Music, Castbox, TuneIn, Pocket Cast, Overcast, Stitcher,  Google Podcast): https://timeforyourhobby.wixsite.com/podcast

Thank you,


Time Stamp:
00:28 - Intro
00:52 - Who is John?
01:18 - How did you get introduced to building sound systems?
01:52 - Did you ever purchase the sound system that made you fall in love with sound systems?
02:21 - Do you still own the first sound system that you built?
03:13 - What kind of sound system do you prefer to build?
03:59 - How long did it take you to learn how clearly identify sounds?
04:33 - What kind of sound are you trying to achieve?
05:45 - How many sound systems have you made?
06:46 - Do you still like using analog?
07:39 - Do you prefer using AUX cords or Bluetooth for your sound systems?
08:29 - Where do you see the future of sound systems going?
09:35 - Is there a car still easy to modify the sound system these days?
10:36 - What would you want these car manufacturers to do to make it easier to fix your sound systems?
12:07 - What would you say is the best part about building sound systems?
13:01 - How did you learn how to build sound systems?
14:25 - How long does it take you to complete a project?
16:13 - Where do you usually go to get new ideas?
17:09 - Are you open to new ideas for your current project or are you set with your plan?
17:44 - How long do speakers tend to last?
18:26 - Where do you tend to go to find a solution to a problem you might encounter?
19:43 - Do you ever touch up some older projects?
20:42 - Do you prefer building your sound systems alone or with somebody else?
21:09 - Would you consider yourself a professional or style a hobbiest?
21:59 - Does other people’s opinions have an impact on your projects?
22:25 - Do you have any inspirations?
23:41 - What was your biggest challenge when you first started building sound systems?
24:33 - What is your current biggest challenge?
25:32 - Do you have any pet peeves with the sound system community?
26:30 - What are some misconceptions about people who build sounds systems?
32:07 - Do you want to present your hobby to the world or use it more as an escape from reality?
33:16 - Do you plan on making a guide for sound systems?
34:26 - When you are building your sound system, is it more like a family recipe where you have secret techniques?
35:07 - How are sound system competitions judged?
36:55 - Do you have any word of advice for anyone who might be interested in sound systems?
37:17 - What is the biggest challenge between building car sound systems vs. home sound systems?
38:51 - Are you making your home theater sound proof?
39:19 - Do you have any social media links you would like to share?
40:25 - Talking about the community
41:25 - Do you have any questions for me about sound systems?
43:08 - Would you consider yourself a perfectionist?
44:11 - Outro