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Old 23rd February 2005, 04:38 PM   #1
ericallan is offline ericallan  United Kingdom
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Can these be made easily? Boss say that using the wrong type can result in the end of civilisation.
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Old 24th February 2005, 12:32 AM   #2
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A volume pedal consists of a pot mounted in a pedal housing that can turn the pot. The pot is then wired to a couple jacks. Nothing simpler. You can run it in the effects loop or in fromt of the amp. I can't imagine how it could ever hurt anything.

You can probably find a used Ernie Ball or even an old SHo-Bud for reasonable money.
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Old 24th February 2005, 03:31 PM   #3
SirPoonga is offline SirPoonga  United States
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I know some folks at diystompboxes.com suggested finding old sewing machine pedals at garage sales or auctions as a housing.
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