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Pedal Projects

How to Get the Most Out of Your Delay Pedal

October 18, 2011
Whether you’ve got a barebones analog box or a feature-packed digital model, your delay can do a lot more than add ambience to your sound. Here we walk you through everything from basics like signal-chain placement and dialing in traditional sounds to looping and precise tempo matching.
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Stomp School Graduation Day!

April 19, 2011
Tom digs into pedal guts and says goodbye in his final Stomp School column.
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Stomp School: What's Inside Your Pedals?

March 15, 2011
Greetings, pedal stompers, and welcome back to Stomp School. It occurs to me that I might have lost a few of you in last month’s discussion of technologies such as
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The Premier Guitar Pedalboard Survival Guide

December 21, 2010
It takes a lot more than a few stompboxes, Velcro, and a carrying case to thrive in the pedal wilderness. Here we guide you through the common pitfalls encountered when assembling your go-to stomp station.
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A Tale of Two Ludwigs

August 17, 2010
A Ludwig without its "yoy"
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Build It and They Will Come

April 15, 2010
Sorting through old stompboxes to build a new board
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Doing Your Homework, Part 2

February 11, 2010
More on how to get to know your pedals better.
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Doing Your Homework, Part 1

January 14, 2010
The quick method of getting to know your gear.
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Pedal Troubleshooting and Maintenance 101, Part 3

December 16, 2008
How to troubleshoot a noisy or troublesome pedal
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MXR Distortion Plus Mods

November 26, 2008
Mods that will take your MXR Distortion Plus to a bigger, meaner level
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