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My Glorious Dragons
« on: February 13, 2020, 03:21:27 PM »
I rave to everyone about this pedal! I have sent two out to friends as gifts, I will talk until I am blue in the face about it. I have made six, bought one and if I can swing it I will order another custom one while the shop is open. It is exactly what I want in a drive pedal, it has a shitload of volume on tap with a great eq section and works with every amp I plug it into.

This is my first, it is completely stock.



Here is another stock unit


Here is the other stock unit that went to another friend



Here are the three I kept that I have swapped out ICs and going to putz around with.







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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 03:28:06 PM »
I want to hear more about those graphics.  Is that paint?  Very sharp and vivid!
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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2020, 03:45:59 PM »
I want to hear more about those graphics.  Is that paint?  Very sharp and vivid!

Everything I do is hand painted with Testors acrylic paint, those little bottles at hobby stores. Once everything is dry and I have six to eight pedals done, I take them apart and tape off the holes from underneath and do a clear coat epoxy pour for durability.

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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2020, 04:01:30 PM »
Daaamnn those are top notch. You’re every talented.


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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2020, 04:51:47 PM »
Top notch collection of Dragons there!
Just reminds me to get onto my still empty Dragon board and get on with it...
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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2020, 05:00:53 PM »
Very nice.  I love on that last one, how you've gone to the trouble to paint the eye lid of the dragon on top of the indicator LED.

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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2020, 05:42:32 PM »
Superb job. I like how each pedal has its own personality, even with the same circuit underneath. My 4 year-old really digs the first dragon.
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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2020, 06:03:24 PM »
Those are super cool!  Also, you've given me a bad case of the FOMO.  Now, I have to build a Dragon.

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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2020, 08:28:54 PM »
Hot damn, the jarring blast between the enclosure color and the grafix is crazy.  Superb craftsmanship here and if you decide to branch out to offering this as a service put me down as your first customer.
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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2020, 08:39:39 PM »
They look so cool! 

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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2020, 02:52:35 PM »
Hot damn, the jarring blast between the enclosure color and the grafix is crazy.  Superb craftsmanship here and if you decide to branch out to offering this as a service put me down as your first customer.

I would paint a pedal for anybody on this forum, just shoot me a PM and we can talk about it more.

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Re: My Glorious Dragons
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2020, 02:37:20 PM »
great collection. I really like how they all fit together.
you sure are busy, if you have 6-8 pedals on a regular basis
I build pedals to hide my lousy playing.

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