# 202304041949 Object 24 (Torpedo Scraper) #prepared-guitar-research #prepared-guitar #prepared-guitar-implement #Prepared-guitar-technique ![[6A8C60DE-A1C7-411A-9E52-7299E9BAF944_1_105_c.jpeg|400]] ## Type - Origin: #Found-object #Artifact - Function: #Exciter #Modulator #Body #Magnet ## Evolution *How did the object evolve over time?* ## Material properties - Materials: - Plastic handle - 12 Metal spikes - Dimensions: - Individual spike: 122 x 2,1 mm - Hilt: 86,7 x 49,5 x 6,8 mm ## Recalcitrances ## Assemblages - [[202305042329 Assemblage A.E1.24]] ## Open questions - Are the spikes ferromagnetic? ## Workshop notes - [[2023-05-03]] [[202305042329 Assemblage A.E1.24]] | Tap with the fingers against the bottom of the hilt of [[202304041949 Object 24 (Torpedo Scraper)]] while it is positioned close to [[202302041802 E1 (Filtertron Mobile Pickup)]] on the [[202204092201 A (6-string object guitar)]]. - [[2023-05-03]] | The difference between strings is very big. The highest strings has a kind of squealing that the other strings have a lot less. ## History - [[202304041949 Object 24 (Torpedo Scraper)]] is used with the Torpedo, an instrument made by Latin Percussion (LP.) - The torpedo is used for latin music and is similar to the Guira, an instrument used in the Dominican Republic. ## Recordings - Torpedo played with [[202304041949 Object 24 (Torpedo Scraper)]] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IKCatZ03Uk ## Research recordings - [[202305031833 Recording A.E1.24]] ## Potential & Ideas ## Related Objects