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September 2014

Pedal Projects

State of the Stomp: Power Corrupts, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

February 10, 2014
A properly powered pedal is a happy pedal. Learn how to keep your pedals happy.
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DIY Pedalboard Build

September 13, 2013
Get custom-shop options on a bargain budget by making it yourself.
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Intro to MIDI for Pedalboards

July 28, 2013
Once you learn a few basic things about MIDI, you don’t have to fear it. Instead you can use MIDI to add some very cool and useful functionality to your rig.
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How to Build a True-Bypass Tuner/Mute Box

June 9, 2013
Create a switcher that, when engaged, sends the guitar signal to the tuner and grounds the amplifier (mutes it).
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Build Your Own Series Resistance Box

March 11, 2013
Here’s a super-simple device that will let you coax new sounds from your fuzz pedal.
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5 DIY Mods to Perfect Your Ibanez TS9 and Boss SD-1

September 6, 2012
Pedal maestro Brian Wampler of Wampler Pedals shows us how to make two of the most popular overdrive pedals on the planet rule even more.
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A Call to Order

June 8, 2012
I’ve been asked again and again and again: “What order should I put my pedals in?”
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Effects Loops 101

May 11, 2012
Some effects loops let you attenuate the signal level heading to the input of the effects device. Effects loops: What are they and why would I want one? Back
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Look Before You Leap

January 10, 2012
If you’ve ever thought about creating your own pedals—or are just curious about what challenges a boutique builder faces—read on.
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