Instructables: exploring - play - guitars - pedal - effect http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:52:40 PST BLOX v1.01 Overdrive Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Overdrive-Pedal/
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:22:30 PDT
HOMEMADE PRO CO RAT Distortion Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-PRO-CO-RAT-Distortion-Pedal/
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:18:09 PDT
Electric Guitar Pedal Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Guitar-Effect-Board/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/JPH7/HJKBY170/FM8JPH7HJKBY170.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/JPH7/HJKBY170/FM8JPH7HJKBY170.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/JPH7/HJKBY170/FM8JPH7HJKBY170.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 A pedal board that I made to organize my electric guitar effect pedals. Entirely made of recycled parts. Enjoy !
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:53:34 PDT
Guitar Kill switch and volume stomp box http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Kill-switch-and-volume-stomp-box/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 17:05:47 PST
Distortion Pedal With Stutter Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Distortion-Pedal-With-Stutter-Effect/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 09:32:54 PST
how to make a cheap pyle pro wah not suck (tone) http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-cheap-pyle-pro-wah-not-suck-tone/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:47:21 PDT
Build A Power Supply For Your Guitar Pedals http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Power-Supply-For-Your-Guitar-Pedals/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 19:08:13 PST
How to make a A/B box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-AB-box/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:12:26 PDT
Modify Your Boss DS-1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Boss-DS-1/
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By: James Haskin

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Fri, 27 Mar 2009 22:07:19 PDT
Simple overdrive effect pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-overdrive-effect-pedal/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2008 17:33:12 PDT
Create Your Own Guitar Effects Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Guitar-Effects-Pedal/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2008 11:06:31 PDT
Modify Your Wah Pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-Your-Wah-Pedal/
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By: James Haskin

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Tue, 3 Jun 2008 02:00:45 PDT
Simple Pedalboard http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-pedalboard/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2008 11:48:27 PDT
DIY Rat Clone Distortion Guitar Effect Pedal - The Dead RAT http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rat-Clone-Distortion-Guitar-Effect-Pedal---The/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 19:10:36 PST
How to convert your DS-1 to Keeley All seeing eye and ultra mods http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-convert-your-DS-1-to-Keeley-All-seeing-eye-/
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By: lp_man

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