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First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« on: September 04, 2020, 04:19:27 PM »
I got into pedals this summer and made a Donut (pink), Florist (blue), and a combined GreenBean/SlowLoris (yellow). I based my graphics off of loteria cards and took more freedom with the Dist/OD, adding some avatar references. Also, i just wanna thank this community because you guys answered a lot of my questions and helped me exceed my expectations of how these would turn out. thank you!!



I think they turned out great for being my first pedals and I only had one minor drilling error! Only complaint is that GreenBean needs the DRIVE pot to be below 10% or else it is way too much, but that might be because of the mods i made in order to exclude the LOW pot.

I also made a tiny pedalboard out of some wood i had:


my favorite design (favorite sounding was florist):


and here's some wiring:


everything baaaarely fit on this one:



edit: i also wanna point out the graphics are just on photo paper from walgreens (coated with armor-all) glued onto the enclosure with elmers and a bit of superglue, it seems to be holding up well enough, but also i've only had them for about a month. I think this is a great option if your trying to minimize costs. I followed this video.
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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2020, 04:57:51 PM »
Those look somewhere around 10x better than my first 3 pedals.
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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2020, 07:15:52 PM »
Stone me, is this a wind up?! They look fantastic, are you a pro photographer as well? Awesome work, carry on chief!

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2020, 07:22:28 PM »
Those look somewhere around 10x better than my first 3 pedals.

haha thanks! i spent a full month watching pedal videos on youtube and reading forums like this before i built them, so ig it paid off

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2020, 07:23:22 PM »
Those are great!  Cheers!

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2020, 07:25:00 PM »
Stone me, is this a wind up?! They look fantastic, are you a pro photographer as well? Awesome work, carry on chief!

thank you! i took some studio classes last semester so i was used this as an opportunity to keep practicing photography and also photoshop (the main reason i did diy pedals was so i could make the graphics lol)

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2020, 07:51:42 PM »
Very nice. I have to echo the others, well done!


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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2020, 09:19:13 PM »
Cool, nice work!  I love the graphics.

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2020, 01:09:56 AM »
my favorite design (favorite sounding was florist):
I'm with ya, that Cactus Juice looks just incredible. Nice work all around, I also dig the DIY pedalboard, I've thrown together a few too.

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2020, 01:33:19 AM »
Excellent, what a start, now you're hooked! Fab looks and execution, looking forward to seeing more!
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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2020, 02:55:20 AM »
"My first builds," he says.  Bloody hell.

Just a note, you might want to check the taper on that drive pot if it's maxing out too early.

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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2020, 03:59:03 AM »
awesome stuff. The graphics are top notch and the presentation/photography is killing it
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Re: First Pedals! (donut, florist, greenBean/slowLoris)
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2020, 07:25:43 AM »
Looks great, really outstanding work especially for new builds