My first DIY pedal!

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  1. asintoras

    asintoras Member

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    Hi folks,

    I just want to show you my first attempt to build a pedal. It's a looper/muter.

    I use it to mute the acoustic guitar (to tune, or in between guitar changes) and as a looper to the electric guitar. It helps me a lot at a gig!!

    The loopeer chain is the Boss NS-2 + Carl Martin Plexitone + treble booster.

    I hope you like it.

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  2. missing_dave

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    :drool that is sweet! looks great nice work.cool board too,im a fan of the old gibson GA's as well... you have those plates etched for you or do you do it?? if so id like to buy one for one or some of my pedals! PM me if your interested!
     
  3. Lizard Leg

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    The etching on that is SICK!! Great job!
     
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    agreed
     
  5. asintoras

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    Thanks!;)

    The plate is laser etching. I made it at the Architecture's Woodshop here in Texas A&M for free (I'm a PhD student). I designed it on Autocad and then put the plate on the laser cutter.
     
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    Looks great! Really nice job!

    regards, Jack
     
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    sweet. great work!
     
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    like the design. like the engraving.
     
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    So, it's a plate placed on top of the pedal enclosure then, and not an engraved enclosure? Clever! I think it looks great.
     
  10. asintoras

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    Exactly!:D
     
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    That is a job well done!! I would have never guessed that was a DIY and the pedal looks outstanding! I keep telling myself I'm going to make a couple of OD's but the "road to hell is paved by good intentions!" and I just can't seem to make that big leap to get things started. Then I see something like this and get the DIY bug yet again!:bow
     
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    great job. love the decal or laser work or w/e it is.
     
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    totally awesome....really
     

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