Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - guitars - distortion http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:44:28 PDT 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
Distortion of DOOM! (for the bass) http://www.instructables.com/id/Distortion-of-DOOM-for-the-bass/
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Tue, 8 May 2012 12:28:14 PDT
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
The ' Little Gem ' - Mini Amplifier / Guitar Amp - http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Little-Gem-Mini-Amplifier-Guitar-Amp-/
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 20:48:20 PDT
Distortion/Overdrive Effect in Audacity http://www.instructables.com/id/DistortionOverdrive-Effect-in-Audacity/
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:51:07 PDT
Make an easy guitar distortion pedal (STEP BY STEP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-easy-guitar-distortion-pedal-STEP-BY-STEP/
Make an easy guitar distortion pedal (STEP BY STEP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/OSOI/G1BBD9GB/F00OSOIG1BBD9GB.SMALL.jpg mikehayworth So, I decided to make an instructable! this is my 1st one, please feel free to comment on anything and everything.   .... pleeaase comment! Here's the video of how to do it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ODWJxliqd4 Note: Please Read all steps and read them carefully (if youre just starting a...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2009 09:44:14 PST
Revamping a distortion pedal http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamping-a-distortion-pedal/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2009 12:03:46 PST
Boss TR2 C4 Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Boss-TR2-C4-Mod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2009 18:30:21 PDT
How to Make a Pedal Board Out of an Old Briefcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pedal-Board-Out-of-an-Old-Briefcase/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2008 21:10:59 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