Custom painted/finished pedals - let's see 'em!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by rtav, Mar 11, 2014.


  1. rtav

    rtav Millionaire Stuntman, Half-Jackalope Supporting Member

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    Hey TBers!

    I have been perusing the threads for effects and seeing some nice looking custom paint and finishing jobs that some of you have done to your pedals, but haven't seen a thread dedicated to showing custom painted or finished pedals, so I thought I'd start one.

    Now, I don't have any custom ones of my own, so sadly I can't start the thread :bawl: .

    Enough of my yappin... Let's boogy! Show off your work!
  2. DagoMaino

    DagoMaino Supporting Member

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    I just posted this one recently, but I'll get the thread rollin'... DAM Ezekial 25:17 clone
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    Another recent project for a friend, Joyo UD refinish.

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  3. mmbongo

    mmbongo I like turtles. Supporting Member

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    My first (and only so far!) pedal rehousing:


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  4. LSMFT6

    LSMFT6 Supporting Member

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    I sharpied my EBS Sheehan drive from the knobs down because I think it looks super lame, but it sounds great so I had to keep it.
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  6. Vlad5

    Vlad5 Chronic Knob Twiddling Tone Chaser Supporting Member

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    Here are those I've done:

    Bluebeard
    ...with Prince Voltan from Flash Gordon (Brian Blessed)
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    Submarine Designer
    ... with a 688i schematic
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    Mountainking Frequency~LSD (rehoused)
    ...complete with LSD molecule and Mandelbrot set.
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  7. MCS4

    MCS4 Supporting Member

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    I've got a few:

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    On the bottom row are three stones from the movie "The Fifth Element," which now house a Blackeye Effects Palmetto boost, a Fuzzrocious Demon, and a basic bypass looper made for me by Fuzzrocious. I have the fourth and last Fifth Element stone as well but haven't rehoused anything in it yet. Fuzzrocious did a limited run of etched boxes that included these, so I got the Demon and looper in them and picked up a couple of empties for rehousing.

    Top left is an EQD Dispatch Master rehoused in a TARDIS (from Dr. Who). Since the EQD's usual enclosure is decorated with a telephone, I thought it was a perfect match. This was done by Handsome Beard Etching, the same etcher who did the Fifth Element stones, and I specifically had him "weather" the box to match the stones. Bigger photo of that one:

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    All rehousing work done by Top Dog Effects (i.e. my dad and I), except for the etching.
  8. rtav

    rtav Millionaire Stuntman, Half-Jackalope Supporting Member

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    Wow... some really nice ones!
  9. Woodsbass

    Woodsbass

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    This is a Fuzzrocious Demon that I got Ryan to put some extra LEDs into and I got a custom paint job done as well. It has the extra drive setting, so when the pedal is kicked on two LEDs come on and when the second setting is kicked on the other two come on as well, making the saber fully lit up.

    Me likey!
  10. Knettgummi

    Knettgummi

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    I have a custom TAFM:

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  11. Kevindavid3

    Kevindavid3

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    I need that tardis pedal!!!!
  12. MCS4

    MCS4 Supporting Member

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    No sir! All mine.

    The Dispatch Master is far easier to use live after the rehousing, since the footswitch is now at least twice as far away from the knobs. Ditto with the Palmetto Boost. That's the primary reason why I rehouse these pedals.
  13. rtav

    rtav Millionaire Stuntman, Half-Jackalope Supporting Member

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    Great stuff... I really love that rehoused Joyo UD. VERY nice.
  14. gregmon79

    gregmon79 Supporting Member

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    Guess I'll post mine. I'm working on my Joyo Dyna comp now as well.
    Comp so far
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    My Ultimate Drive
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    And California Sound
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  15. rtav

    rtav Millionaire Stuntman, Half-Jackalope Supporting Member

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    Awesome... How did you do the stamping for the bare-metal looking pedals?
  16. Darknut

    Darknut Supporting Member

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    A couple I did ... I have a sign shop I used vinyl


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  17. gregmon79

    gregmon79 Supporting Member

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    I used a simple 1/8' steel stamp kit. Hammered them in. Worked great.
  18. eyeballkid

    eyeballkid Supporting Member

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    Here's the housing for a custom bluebeard I did before it was drilled. The LED went in the cyborg eye.

    and the finished pedal.

    Attached Files:

  19. kleinenenten

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    Maiden FTW!
  20. rtav

    rtav Millionaire Stuntman, Half-Jackalope Supporting Member

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    Some great looking stuff here... keeping posting those pedals!
  21. J_Rock

    J_Rock Supporting Member

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    Both of these were done by Chase at Dawes Audio.

    Devil Dog Drive - Barbershop clone

    Irrational Squid - Mastotron clone

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