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Digitech PDS Series Pedals

We’ve been posting about these old Digitech PDS series pedals for years both as restoration projects and overhaul mods to make the pedal function better than new. I think we have a good sampling of the delay pedals shown above … Continue reading

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DIY: Tool Recommendations for Pedal Building

Here’s a list of tools I either use or recommend for people getting into modding and building their own pedals. I’ll update if anything new or exciting comes out but these are the basics: Soldering Irons:Hakko FX-888D – A popular … Continue reading

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Warm Audio Jet Phaser – Part 1

We love the old Roland AP7 Jet Phaser and have seen a few in over the years for modifications and repairs. Warm Audio’s clone is fairly accurate to the original which means it benefits from our modifications to separate out … Continue reading

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“The Tripel” – Big Muff, Pro Co Rat, Tubescreamer all in one enclosure

  In a previous post we combined a Pro Co Rate and EHX Big Muff into one enclosure with a few modifications. We decided to take this one step further and add both a Rat and a Tubescreamer into this … 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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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

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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

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Vintage Small Stone Rehousing

This Small Stone has had quite a history of tinkering and modifications. When it arrived it had broken wires and was literally falling apart. We decided to take it on as a complete rebuild. Every single wire was removed from … Continue reading

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Mu-Tron III overload!

We’ve seen all sorts of Mu-Tron III variations throughout the past year. Some early models that don’t have a DC jack, some late models that didn’t have an option for batteries, some bare circuit boards in need of rehousing. These … Continue reading

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MXR CSP-026 Handwired 1974 Vintage Phase 90 Modifications

This is an update on our previous blog post for the modifications on the Phase 90 Reissue, a.k.a. “Handwired 1974 Vintage Phase 90”. We’re now bundling true bypass, install LED that pulses to the rate of the phaser, install DC … Continue reading

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