Sixty/Forty Custom Pedals
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Q: How does this work?
A: Well, what kind of pedal do you want? Distortion? Reverb? Delay? Modulation? A clone of some classic? Something weirder? Not sure? We'll talk it out and settle on something awesome. Then you design the art that will be on the pedal, which I can also help you with. Handsome Beard Etching does all my acid-etching (check him out on Facebook, he also does etching for Fuzzrocious and Dunwich Amplification among other small companies) You pick the knobs, the color of the LED, and any other customization. I build it, you play it.
Q: Do these pedals have your logo or brand name on them?
A: No. The only thing on your pedal is the art you created or chose. Brand names on pedals are good for advertising the company, but they're usually unsightly. It's YOUR pedal, not MY billboard. If someone sees it on your pedalboard and asks "what's that pedal?" you can choose to them who built it for you or you can just say "secret sauce" and blast out a solo in their nosey faces for bothering you. Hell, you can even tell them you build it yourself.
Q: Do you design your own circuits?
A: Not exactly. Everything I build is based on existing circuits using pre-designed boards from one of a long list of sources. I may then modify or add to those circuits depending on what the customer wants. Then again most boutique "original design" pedals are based on a classic circuit with the builder's own tweeks. There's almost nothing new under the sun. I'm providing a service rather than selling a product. If you want a one of a kind personalized pedal, but you lack the skill or the interest to build it yourself, that's what I do. You get the sound you want, hand-wired with quality components, in a package that looks exactly how you want it to look, without paying sky high "boutique" hand-wired pedal prices.
Q: Do you also mod or repair pedals?
A: Yeah sure.