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Dan's Top 5 Guitar Effect Pedal Hacks, Tips and Tricks

Published 16 Jun 2020

Here are 5 easy guitar effect pedal hacks, tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your effect pedals, and keep your pedalboard working and sounding great.

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Hi everyone, and welcome to the vlog. I've been meaning to do this vid for the longest time, finally got around to it. These are 5 tips I use all the time, they're easy and only the last tip uses a soldering iron.

Enjoy the episode!

Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- What are we doing here?: 00:00
- Tip 1 - TRS Battery Check : 00:10
- TRS socket explained: 00:39
- What happens when we plug our guitar into the pedal: 01:05
- Connecting the battery to the circuit: 01:26
- Measuring the voltage using a TRS cable: 02:12
- Tip 2 - Flip the base on your BOSS pedals to help you attach Velcro: 02:23
- Tip 3 - Turn your stereo pedal into 2 delays in series: 03:50
- Tip 4 - Fix your scratchy pots
- Anatomy of a potentiometer: 06:32
- Servisol Super 10: 06:50
- Tip 5 - Stereo to TRS mod

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