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MAO
I was visiting family and friends this week in NJ and a buddy still had the very 1st pedal I ever sold. 1997-8

Looks like I had done some work on it after I discovered tagboards. It's still working, but I asked him to let me take it home and refurb/redesign it.

How funny in this?!

An enclosure the size of a lawn paver, an etched board with no regard to size, big Mouser pots, a push pull pot, wiring salvaged from a copy machine, electrical tape, exposed wires, and powered with a 16v AC adapter, no charge pump.

It's a Craig Anderton Envelope Controlled Phase Shifter.




1978 Gibson Les Paul Standard, Cherry Sunburst, Nickel Tone Zone & Air Norton Pickups, Sweet 16 wiring
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rocket88
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man that's crazy. it's amazing to see the difference in builds when looking at older builds. i cracked open a few of my first builds from 2009 and lets just say i'm shocked they even worked. lol

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Silver Blues
Oh god yeah. My first couple of builds are spaghetti robot vomit of the highest order. Even now there's a couple of pedals I don't ever want to open again  

Yours doesn't look bad by any stretch of the imagination though Mao! People have done wilder things and still have them work lol
I stand watching the steam-liners roll by...
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Muadzin
Well, you only know what mistakes to avoid and what you really want by doing something. At least this pedal was still working, so that's a plus.