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...