These Kits are on sale for the Month Of January

This month  the Klon Centaur Overdrive Replica Complete kit.  and the  Jordan™ Bosstone Replica Complete kit.  A couple of true classic vintage stompbox replicas.  The renowned sound of the Klon Overdrive and the Great Fuzz of the Bosstone!   10% off on these great...

These Kits Are On Sale In December at 10% off

This month  the Tone Bender Mark II Replica Complete kit  and the  Dan Armstrong™ Orange Squeezer Replica Complete kit.  A couple of true classic vintage stompbox replicas.  The renowned sound of the Orange Squeezer Compression and the beautiful full fuzz sound of...

These Kits Are On Sale In November at 10% off

This month  the PT-80 Complete kit  and the  Brown-Sound-In-A-Box Complete kit.  The PT80 is a fantastic echo/delay effect and the sale price is even better!   The BSIAB2 has the awesome “Cranked Marshall” sound. A much refreshing change from all the...

We Got ToneBenders!

Many regular browser of our site might not realize all of the many the Tone Bender variations we have on the site.   We have a plethora of Tone Bender variations, some of which are shown in the photo above.  They vary greatly in sound and tone, but they all have...

Some New Kits On Sale! 10% off

With all the Fall Holiday celebrations going on last week we forgot all about updating the Monthly sale for October. On sale for the month of October, great sounding Ibanez compressor replica complete kits and four of our great tone booster complete kits. As a special...

General Guitar Gadgets – Who We Are – Part 2

General Guitar Gadgets started as a small website in the year 2000. We went under the name “Guitar Effects Projects” when we started. After some careful thought we felt that the name was a bit generic so we changed it a few years later to General Guitar...

General Guitar Gadgets – Who We Are – Part 1

In an effort to let you know more about our business practices, this blog is about our business philosophy. We strive to provide the high level of quality products and service that we ourselves would wish to receive when we buy online from other companies. We want to...

September Sale now!

Everything in the store is 15% off until September 8, 2015.  Get some great deals on some great tone!  Use coupon code:     sept2015

New Kit and transistor set

We have a couple of new compressor kits.  They are based on the Ibanez BP10 Bass Compressor and CP10 Compressor.  These are really great compressors that were somewhat over-shadowed by the bad reputation and unpopularity that the short lived “10 Series”...

DIY Stompbox Work Bench – Desolder Tools

In this installment of tool discussion, we will talk about desoldering.  In my opinion, it’s one of the most difficult aspects of building guitar effects.  If you are perfect, you may never need to desolder any parts and that’s great, but…...

DIY Stompbox Work Bench – Hand Tools

We are starting a series of blogs that will give some insight and opinions on the tools we use to create DIY guitar effects here at General Guitar Gadgets. This will take several installments, but it will be informative and interesting. Hopefully other builders will...

June 2015 Kit Specials

This month the Dallas Arbiter™ Fuzz Face™ Replica Kits  and the Way Huge™ Red Llama™ Replica Kits are on sale for 10% off.  A couple of classic stompboxes that are great to have at your...

Tom Scholz – DIY Superstar!

When I think of the “stars” of DIY guitar effects I usually think of Craig Anderton, Robert Penfold, Nicolas Boscorelli or John Simonton.  Or, I think about my internet heroes, such as R.G. Keen, Jack Orman and Aron Nelson.  The other day I was thinking...

The Beautiful Guitar

I attended a talent show last night.  After the show I was talking to one of the guitar players in the band that had played earlier.  He had only been playing guitar for less than six months.  He said a couple things that made me think.  1)”There’s always...

The New Schematics Tab

You may have noticed that there is a new “Tab”* on the website labeled “Schematics“.  Long ago we thought it would be a good idea to have a central place where all the schematics were listed on one page.  So the page has been buried in the...