The Tym Spitting Cobra Fuzz

It's been a bit of a rough time of late and when things get a little ..... uneasy, I tend to try some creative things to take my mind off it. Somet...

New Tym 2FA pedals

I know. Some of you are saying, "haven't we been here before?"  Well, kinda.  Back in about 2015 I made a series of "double pedals" using 2 of my ...

Maxon "plug in" Boosts

These little plug effects were made by Maxon in the early to late 70's and were sold in Japan under the Maxon brand and outside Japan under the Iba...

Tym Supa Toecutter Deluxe

That's a lot of supery deluxey talk there .... I've been wanting to build the basis of this pedal all year but Covid kinda put a stop to that as I...

Late 60's Firstman Barons

I've written plenty about several brands that came from the Teisco-Gen-Gakki factory in the late 60's including Firstman, Idol, Excetro and Honey, ...

Excetro Ric copy

I've written about Excetro before with my Mosrite copy, which is one of my favourite Mosrite inspired guitars from Japan and, like the Mosrite vers...