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...

A Little Known Fact About Our Monthly Specials

Every month we put two kits on sale at a special price 10% off.  What most people don’t know is that the monthly specials overlap for a few days.  So there are actually 4 kits on sale for the first couple of days each month: last month’s and this...

Inside the Marshall The Guv’nor

  Analog Man wrote an excellent article for Reverb.com about Marshall’s distortion pedal “The Guv’nor”.    Check out the article HERE.  In the article he mentions that there are kits available.  That would be us, General Guitar Gadgets!...

Bells-and-Whistles Vs. Simplicity

In our world of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) stompboxes, the possibilities are limitless. One of the main attractions to DIY effects is that you can add “bells and whistles”, extra controls for all kinds of parameters.  I am a heavy-duty DIY stompbox builder, but...

March Sale Kits

This month the Univox™ SuperFuzz™ Replica Kits  and the Tycobrahe™ Octavia™ Replica Kits are on sale for 10% off.  Try adding these awesome monstrous fuzz machines to your sound!...

February Sale Kits

This month the Ross Compressor Replica Kits  and the Dallas Arbiter Rangemaster Replica Kits are on sale for 10% off.  Classic Compressor and Treble Booster!  ...

January Sale Kits

This month the Ibanez TS-808 Replica Kits and the EHX Big Muff Pi Replica Kits are on sale for 10% off.  Classic Overdrive and distortion!...

Sale! 10% Off Everything in the Store

We have a sale coupon code from now until the end of the year, good for anything in the store.   Coupon code is:   2014eoy10 Sale ends January 1st. Thanks for supporting us through 2014, we are looking forward to a great year in 2015 with lots of new projects and...

New Ross Compressor Replica Kit

Announcing the new Ross Compressor Replica Kit at General Guitar Gadgets. We have finally come up with a great kit for a Ross Compressor.  Very nice sounding compression.  Using the true and tested age-old design.  Uses the RE CA3080 IC for excellent sound!  Includes...

20% off on $100 or more Sale

    20% off of any order over $100.  Use coupon code:    nov1420off     Hurry the sale ends at sunset November 28th (so-called “Black...

November Kit Specials

On sale for the month of November 2014 at General Guitar Gadgets:  the ColorSound™ ToneBender Mark II™ Fuzz Replica Complete Kit and the ColorSound™  ToneBender III™ Fuzz Replica Complete Kit.  10% off on these great kits!...

October Specials

On sale for the month of October 2014 at General Guitar Gadgets:  the Dan Armstrong™ Orange Squeezer™ Compressor Replica Complete Kit and the ProCo™  Rat™ Distortion Replica Complete Kit.  10% off on these great kits!...

Interview with Teshuva

As part of our new look, we hope to have a steady rotation of excellent performers on the homepage slider.  If you would like to be considered as one of our guest performers on the homepage, contact us and we’ll see about putting you/your group in the lineup! We...