Category Archives: Gear Related

Colorsound wah sweep

Most wahs on the market┬árely on a rack and pinion to turn the potentiometer which creates the wah-wah effect. This system is used by the big players like Dunlop and Vox as well as most of the other clones on … Continue reading

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Chinese Pro Co Rat

Customers often ask why there is a $25 additional fee for the Chinese made Pro Co Rat 2 (technically Rat 3) and how to identify if their model will be subject to this fee. This is an issue that has … Continue reading

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Phase 90 circuit board revisions

Now I’ve seen hundreds of MXR Phase 90s over the years and by far the most common request is for info on the “Script mod.” I’m certainly not an MXR historian but what I can offer is a first hand … 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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New Pedalboard

Here’s an update from last year’s post regarding my setup. I finally picked up “The Pedalhead” from NYC Pedalboards so here’s the new layout. This is the final layout although I plan on changing a few things. The plan is:Modded … Continue reading

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Boss TU-12 tuner mod

Something about the mechanical needle on the TU-12 tuner just works better than the LED indicators. I find myself using the TU-12 over any other tuner but on a dark stage it can be irritating to deal with. Here is … Continue reading

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Confused about True Bypass and why you may want it?

Confused about True Bypass and why you may want it? Here’s some information:Mechanical bypass is a method of physically switching the signal. Above is a diagram showing a common method of bypass switching found in older Electro Harmonix pedals, wahs, … Continue reading

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Setting Saver knobs

Over the years a very common complain has been musicians accidentally bumping their knobs and having to worry about unexpected setting changes. These new rubberized covers cover the shaft and threads to add some resistance when adjusting your settings. Great … Continue reading

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New Ad

I just thought I’d share part of the newest ad campaign that we’ll be running. It actually started out as a joke due to my compulsion for organizing. I think it came out exactly how I had pictured it. Now … Continue reading

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Pedalboard

One of the most common questions is what actually makes it onto my pedalboard from the massive amount of pedals I’ve owned over the years. Here’s a current snapshot of my rig- the board on the left is mainly for … Continue reading

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