This Reason tutorial shows you a simple Wah effect you can add to any instrument. The Wah effect consists of an LFO or gate controlled High-resonance BP filter. See how to use the Wah-wah pedal effect in Reason.
Gary Burton is one of the most commercially successful mallet players in history. In this installment from his Vibraphone Masterclass video tutorial series, which covers the full gamut of common questions on the instrument from its history to his famous 4-mallet grip, Gary demonstrates how to use the damper and sustain pedals to make your playing more dynamic and expressive.
Katya Meyers, professional Ironman triathlete offers some cycling tips in this how-to video. Learn how to find a proper seat height, reach, and pedal stroke. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to pedal like a pro.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to drift with a go kart. When making a drift, do not press hard on the brake pedal and slow down at the turns. As you make a drift, press smoothly on the brake pedal and stick as close to the left side as possible. When you press the brake pedal to hard, the wheel will spin and will cause the kart to spin out. This video also provides a visual demonstration on how to properly drift with a go kart. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drivin...
This is a very interesting instructional video on how to teach a child to ride a bike. It is about balancing according to gravitation. First, the child should ride down a hill with its legs not resting on pedals. This should be practiced about 5 to 10 times. Then the child should ride down the hill with legs resting on the pedals. This helps the child to pedal automatically when it rides on plain roads. This method works well and the child gets confidence quickly. The child will learn to ride...
Learn how to build your own pedal for the video game Rock Band for the Playstation 2 (PS2) and XBox 360.
The mechanic highlights about, when and how to check your car brakes. The usual indications that denote the time to check your brakes are when there is a: sound emitted in your brake, feel in the brake, vibration effect while applying brakes, or may even hear squealer tab which is on the brake itself. The ideal way to check your brake is by removing or rotating your tires. A brake check in every 6000miles is also advisable.The difference between a real used brake pad and a brand new one is th...
This video will show you how to ride a motorcycle the first time you are using it both on the street and on the freeway. Before you begin, the left handle is the clutch, much like the clutch and changing gears for a car. Your left foot will be responsible for changing the gears by moving a lever upwards to shift up and downwards to shift down. The right side has the front brake in the handle and the rear brake by the foot pedal. Hold the clutch down as you start your motorcycle as you kick do...
This video offers a quick way to set up your Voltz effect pedal board in one minute.
This video offers a basic overview of how to use this particular pedal board.
BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a fakie rollback on a BMX bicycle.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a rose. Begin by selecting your favorite rose picture. Sketch the outward point lines from the center (this will outline the petals and stigma of the rose). Sketch the rose pedals with the lines. Erase the guidelines and re-sketch the pedals. Create tones using a 4B pencil. Then smudge the tones using your fingers. Then use a 6B pencil to shade and smudge. Users may choose to add water droplets on the drawing. Finally, use the 6B pencil for a ...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a rose on the computer. This rose was drawn using the line tool on a paint program. Begin by drawing the shape of pedal, as shown in the video. Add a circular shape above and put a dot within the circular shape. Go on adding pedals as shown in the video. Now add the green stem and leaf. This video is very simple and has a step-by-step text for viewers to follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing on the computer and ...
Do you have a smart key but are not aware of its advantages? Here are some tips. Put your foot on the brake pedal. A green light will illuminate the start/stop button. Then press that button and the engine will start. To start other accessories, leave your foot off the brake pedal and click the start/stop button. An amber light will illuminate. If the battery is low on the smart key, then touch the smart key to the start/stop button and the engine will start. This provides quick ways to start...
This how-to video offers some steps for coming to a safe stop and a quick start on a bicycle. Coming into the stop, lift the foot off the bike pedal early so you have a chance to get the foot on the ground before stopping. Use the brakes while in the stop position. Reset the pedal to the midway position while fully stopped. Keep the head up to get ready for take off, and try to get momentum going before getting the other foot back in. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to start a...
When your clutch pedal is dropping down and not coming up again, the cause is most probable one of the cylinders in the hydraulic clutch system. The video will give you a step-by-step tutorial on how to replace both, the master and the slave cylinder. In addition, it is a good idea to also replace the pressure hose in-between the cylinders.
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past five years, you've at least heard murmurs of Google's self-driving car, with Big G even getting California and Nevada to sign off on legislation to allow these motorist-less vehicles on the road. But now, Google is showing off their in-house manufactured vehicle, as opposed to the Prius' that doned their hardware in the past. And it's...well, it's something.
With this video guide, you'll learn how to make rose pedals and leaves from folded paper with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. For a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own paper leaves and petals, watch this free origami lesson.
Are you a radio control car enthusiast who's never moved beyond the store-bought toy models from Radio Shack? Then this nine-part series of videos is what you've been waiting for. It breaks down how RC engines work in exhaustive detail, including whole sections on carbs, pipe tuning, fuel mixing, and super chargers, among other topics. You may not be able to put your own RC car together entirely from scratch after this, but you will have a broad, deep understanding of how their engines work a...
In this video, Rick Pin teaches us how to measure the clutch fork pedal travel in a Saturn S series. First, remove the air box and the resonator box from the vehicle. Also remove the duct work from the vehicle and set aside. Once these are removed, you will be able to see the plate cylinder underneath where the air box was. To measure the fork travel, us a piece of wire with tape on it that has measurements listed. Push down on the clutch travel as you do this, then remove the wire and you wi...
The gears on your bike are crucial tools for allowing you to traverse multiple different types of inclines on the same ride. They allow you to make your pedals easier or harder to push, maximizing power and speed throughout your ride. This video will explain how the gears work and show to shift properly to ensure that you have the best ride you can.
Overhauling the wheel hubs on your bike is important to ensuring proper wheel spin. Proper wheel spin means you get more power out of your pedaling. This video features a professional bike mechanic explaining how to overhaul the free side of a Mavic wheel hub. Keeping the hub clean is vital to making your rides as fun and easy as possible, so don't skip it!
Stair steppers are popular for cardio at the gym or at home. Learn how to use a stair stepper in this exercise tutorial. When using a stair stepper you should work quads, hamstrings & glutes, follow instructions on machine, keep hands on sensors, and keep pedals centered. With this how to video you will be able to use a stair stepper for a more effective workout.
Watch this instructional piano video to learn how to play the song "Space Dementia" by Muse on the piano. Follow these instructions: Roll the chords, use plenty of sustain pedal for the spacey effect, and linger on the notes. Never rush it. Watch as this instructor silently guides you along the piano playing process. Start playing "Space Dementia" by Muse with this tutorial!
You can use your double bass drum pedals for more than just unique drum beats. This free video lesson covers five simple double bass drum fills that incorporate the hands and the feet. They build upon what you've learned in the double bass drum warm-ups section. Watch the lesson for demonstrations of all five patterns.
Does the new plastic shine on your model train cars ruin the overall effect of a realistic model train layout? Turn minutes into years, by creating an aged finish on that fresh plastic surface. Watch this hobby how-to video and learn how to age and weather rolling stock model train cars weaily with just a little bit of chalk.
Learn how to assemble model cars, including what tools you'll need and how much precision is required in this free video series.
Make sure the bike is properly fit to the child. She should just be able to stand over the top bar of the frame without touching.
Kipkay explains how to make a rocket powered matchbox by combining two matchbox toy cars. You need A10-PT model rockets and 32 gauge wire to connect the model rockets to the two cars.
Oh, Mario. The guy that's been a part of our lives since as long as we can all remember. Well, Adam Ringwood and his friends did something pretty cool with one of Mario's most exciting games at the HackIllinois event in February 2016—they hacked a Chevrolet Volt's steering wheel into one big Nintendo 64 controller for Mario Kart.
Your radiator fluid is one of the many important aspects of your car. Neglecting your radiator fluid can cause expensive damage to your car and put it in the shop for much longer than you want to deal with! So listen up and find out how to properly change your car's radiator fluid. This video from Watch Mojo will show you how to change your car's radiator fluid.
In this instructional video brought to you by Lowe's, a leader in the home improvement retail business, host NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, demonstrates how to create and customize a pinewood derby car with the help of a Dremel tool. New and experienced enthusiasts in the pinewood derby arena will appreciate the level of detail and tips found in this video. Whether you are building a car for yourself or your kids anything you could want to know about creating a pinewood derby car can be found ...
If you are looking for some new licks to incorporate into your solos on the electric guitar, then this how to video is a great place to start. In this guitar lesson you will learn how to play a major lick. This riff outlines chord shapes and uses slides to create a pedal slide effect. Watch this how to video and soon you will be able to play this major chord based guitar lick.
This video will teach you all about the basic of the harp. For example, not many people are aware that the harp has pedals which control the different pitches. Watching this video will teach you all about how the harp's strings are colored and made.
This quick tutorial video will teach you to properly position your hands in order to play the harp. This hand position will suit playing on both the lever harp (a traditional folk harp) and the pedal harp (the commonly used classical harp).
Cannondale's Doug Dalton offers up a quick tip to help make your mountain bike ride safer and easier.
Learn how to close the hi-hat while playing the cowbell pedal with your heel. Alan Schechner will show you how to do it. Or you can just find a cow with a bell on it, and hit it. But this will probably be better.
Check out this science video to see how to make a solar-powered miniature car. To make this solar-powered mini car, you'll need some balsa wood, a small motor, two steel rods, four wheels, four washers, a straw of any color, two gears, a solar cell, hot glue gun, a tape measure and a knife.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows you how to anchor an antenna tube to keep it from falling out. A piece of fuel tubing will solidly affix the antenna to the chassis of the remote control car. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to secure an antenna tube to the body of a remote control vehicle.
This video shows how to drift with electric and petrol(nitro)model RC cars. Learn how to develop the right skills and find the right parts to drift with a toy model car.