Clean guitar wiring is something I take very seriously. Unfortunately, most production guitars are wired sloppily because it’s something people don’t see before they buy. I have a background in building custom FPV racing drones. For this … [Read more]
Jackson Audio The Optimist Review – Overdrive by Cory Wong
I’m going to take a few minutes to write a Jackson Audio Optimist review. For blatant search optimization, let’s call it by its full name: Jackson Audio The Optimist Review. I own most of the Jackson Audio overdrive pedals. Jackson Audio The … [Read more]
Should I Build a Partscaster?
You may be thinking of building a Fender Partscaster. You're looking at various listings for cool Fender Telecaster necks and maybe various bodies and pickup combinations. In this article we'll look at the pros and cons of Partscasters to help you … [Read more]
Is the Strymon Flint Still Worth It?
The Strymon Flint is one of the most respected reverb pedals in the world. Many true professional guitarists depend on it for their classic reverb sounds. It’s been out for a while now... So, is the Strymon Flint still worth it? If you are here … [Read more]
Favorite Analog Chorus Pedal?
What’s my favorite analog chorus? For me this is an easy one. It’s the MAXON CS-9 Pro Stereo Chorus. This also happens to be the very first guitar pedal I ever bought, about 20 years ago. There is also an Ibanez CS-9 version of this pedal. Both … [Read more]
Morningstar MC6 Pro Review – Future of MIDI Controllers?
Morningstar MC6 Pro Review by a long time MC8 and MC3 user. We have been awaiting the arrival of the MC6 Pro for well over a year or more now. The time has finally come and I have one. These is what I’m seeing. I have a Morningstar MC6 Pro MIDI … [Read more]
Jackson Audio Pedals Switch Latency?
Do Jackson Audio pedals have a latency, lag or delay when switching them on? That’s the question we are addressing today. I’ve noticed on various forums, Reddit guitar groups, and Facebook groups that people have been asking about a switch latency … [Read more]
Analog Dry-Through Delay Pedals vs Fully Digital
Let’s talk a little bit about analog dry-through delay pedals vs fully digital delays. This is a hot topic. One that always comes up in forums and online discussions when comparing popular delay pedals. Before we start, let’s define what analog … [Read more]
BOSS OC-5 Octave Review and Buffered Output Opinion
I’d like to offer my own BOSS OC-5 Octave review. Specifically, I’d like to talk about how good it is, how well priced it is, but also its buffered output. This is my personal hands-on BOSS OC-5 Octave review. I’ve tried a number of other octave … [Read more]
The Business of Selling Guitar Effects Pedals While Promoting the Competition
Today I’m going to talk about the guitar effects pedal business and how competition between brands is completely different from other industries. The business of marketing and selling guitar pedals in a highly competitive market thrives because it … [Read more]
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