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Danelectro French Toast Fuzz Rehousing

I’m constantly contacted and asked to rehouse the Danelectro French Toast fuzz into a metal casing with better hardware and to add an LED. Above is a photo of the most recent rehousing that I did on my free time … Continue reading

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FXdoctor Custom Shop Wah Pedal

So this was made in response to all of the testing I’ve been doing with wah pedals over the past six months. The circuit board was a blank perf board and uses the same header as any Vox wah so … Continue reading

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Danelectro DJ-1 Pastrami Overdrive #2

Looks like we have another DJ-1 Pastrami Overdrive rehousing after the last one a few weeks ago. Basically the same job just with the components slightly shifted to make the rehousing easier. Those Danelectro pedals may be small but they … Continue reading

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What’s all this I hear about “true bypass”

If you’re familiar with the topic then feel free to skip ahead and watch the video to see a comparison of the two. If true bypass is new to you, it’s basically a technique of modifying a pedal so when … Continue reading

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Akai Intelliphase P1 Rehousing

I remember years ago when Musician’s Friend was blowing out these Akai Intelliphase pedals for $40 but I decided against picking one up due to the size. Above is a shot of a customer’s pedal rehoused into a 3.5″ x … Continue reading

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Danelectro DJ-1 Rehousing

I probably see a few emails a week asking for a price quote on rehousing a Danelectro mini. The plastic casing, tiny switch, PCB-mounted plastic jacks, and micro pots are all serious problems for anyone that needs reliable performance from … Continue reading

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Tetris Pedal

One of my favorite projects over the years has been these Tetris-shaped casings that I made. There have been a few different designs such as channel switchers and boost pedals. The one pictured above can be used as either a … Continue reading

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Custom Shop Phase 90

It looks like 2011 is the year of the Phaser. In the past few months there has been an unprecedented demand for modifying and building custom phasers. The one pictured above is based on a “script logo” Phase 90. A … Continue reading

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Boss Rehousings: DD-5 and other 4 knobbers

Occasionally I’ll have a request for a Boss pedal to be modded to the point where components will no longer fit into the stock casing. Some people prefer the stompswitch rather than Boss’ switch design. Sometimes we just want a … Continue reading

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Phase 90 script logo reissue

MXR recently released a copy of their “script logo” Phase 90. This new version is far more accurate to the original than the standard Phase 90. This includes the six opamps instead of two or three in the reissues, full … Continue reading

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