Category Archives: Custom Shop

Custom work designed to meet customer’s specs.

Tap Tempo

This tap tempo footswitch controller was designed to display the tempo that was most recently tapped. This project was a fun experiment into the Adafruit Trinket world but will not become a product that we sell. All credit for the code goes … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Prototype | Tagged , | Leave a comment

EHX Small Clone Mix Mod

  One of the great things about the large EHX casings is that there is plenty of room to add knobs on the pedal. This pedal was one of our own to experiment on. Our mix knob has been popular … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Modifications | Leave a comment

Shin-ei Uni-Vibe Expression Pedal

  We always like to see vintage pedals in here and this is definitely one of the holy grails. The Shin-ei Uni-Vibe is the original uni-vibe pedal which has inspired clones for decades since its inception as a portable device to emulate … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop | Leave a comment

Digitech Whammy 5 control box

The Digitech Whammy has been around forever and the latest revision– while very nice– still doesn’t address the issue of not being able to change presets without leaning over and turning the knob. While some guitarists choose to use a … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Modifications | Leave a comment

MXR CSP-001 Variphase: What were they thinking?

  We are often asked to rehouse pedals into wah casings so the effect can be manipulated while still playing guitar. This ends up being a very expensive rehousing due to the cost of the casing as well as a variety … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Rehousings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Expression Pedals and the Phase 90

  Adding an expression pedal jack to control the rate of an effect is a common request that we get for a variety of pedals. The Phase 90 is mentioned quite a bit but unfortunately it uses an uncommon potentiometer … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Favorites, Modifications | Leave a comment

Boss DF-2 Super Distortion & Feedbacker overhaul w/ auxiliary output

This Boss DF-2 was sent in by a client who loved the quirky feedback this pedal is capable of but wanted to make it more versatile and musical. For those of you who haven’t used one of these pedals, well…. … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Modifications | Leave a comment

Pro Co Rat installed in an EHX Big Muff

For years we’ve had people send various Big Muff pedals for rehousing into a smaller casing. The circuit board isn’t nearly as large as the casing that it ships in (specifically in the USA reissue) so it’s a great candidate … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Favorites, Rehousings | 1 Comment

Mesa Boogie Bigfoot+ styled footswitch

The Mesa Boogie Bigfoot+ is the massive five button footswitch that monopolizes so many pedalboards.  It’s great, it does a lot, but in most cases it offers far more than needed. The Solo boost is great to have but not … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop, Prototype | Leave a comment

DOD 250 Overdrive: Gray Generation Switch

The DOD 250 overdrive is one of those classic effects that’s been around for decades and is still highly sought after. Pedal collectors may desire it because of the rarity, but the original pedal screams when ran into a cranked … Continue reading

Posted in Custom Shop | Leave a comment