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Dexter Mods EHX Soul Food ‘Wild Turkey’ Pedal

Dexter Mods Wild Turkey

Dexter Mods Wild Turkey

I got a call the other day from one of NZ’s top stage managers asking me to have a look at a pedal he thought I might be able to do some upgrades to.

It was the Electro Harmonix Soul Food pedal which has been

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Vintage Wahs

I got sent a couple of wah pedals the other day, one of those new Vox 847A’s that needed a true bypass, fairly straight forward stuff. The other was an old wah that had clearly seen much better days. A note included in the package saying the pedal had failed and could I replace it

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New Mods – Danelectro The Guv’nor

Danelectro Daddy-O and Marshall The Guv'nor

One of the most popular pedals that people like to play with in my collection is my old school black box Marshall ‘The Guv’nor’. Every time someone has a play on it they want to buy it.

It’s not for sale, never will

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$50 Gift Vouchers

It’s coming up to the time of year where I have to rack my brain to buy Xmas presents for my nearest and dearest. I have got a lot of help this year from a few musical friends and as a way of repaying them for that help I have had some Gift Vouchers made

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I want my guitar modded/repaired, can you help?

I don’t know the secret of success, but I know the secret of failure is trying to please everyone.

For that reason I tend to limit what I do to what I know I can do well, and then try to do it better than anyone else. Sometimes the best way to help someone asking

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BOSS DF-2 SUPER FEEDBACKER & DISTORTION

BOSS DF-2 SUPER FEEDBACKER & DISTORTION

I guess it’s pretty obvious how much I like these little orange boxes, I’ve got five of them. The 3 on the left are all Black label Made In Taiwan and the 2 on the right are Black label Made in Japan models,

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BOSS DC-2 Dimension C

BOSS DC-2 Dimension C

Dimension C DC-2 Made In Japan January 1988 Blue Label Serial Number 866364

Info below from http://www.bossarea.com/

DC-2 Dimension C

Dimension C is an analog chorus pedal where you can choose from 4 presets. It is similar to the earlier rack mount effect, Roland SDD-320

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BOSS CS-2 Compression Sustainer

Compression Sustainer CS-2 Made In Japan November 1983 Black Label Serial Number 367400 Compression Sustainer CS-2 Made In Japan February 1986 Black Label Serial Number 631600

BOSS CS-2 Compression Sustainer MIJ

BOSS CS-2 Compression Sustainer MIJ

Info below from http://www.bossarea.com/

CS-2 Compression Sustainer

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BOSS CE-2 CHORUS

BOSS CE-2 CHORUS MIJ

BOSS CE-2 CHORUS MIJ

BOSS CE-2 CHORUS MIJ

I just love these Boss Chorus pedals, and have collected 4 of them. One is really beat up and is always on my pedal board,

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ARION STEREO PHASER SPH-1

ARION STEREO PHASER SPH-1

Controls

  • Rate controls the speed/rate of the LFO wave that controls the effect
  • Depth controls the depth/amplitude of the modulation (the size of the range in which the effect sweeps).
  • Resonance sets the amount of effected signal fed

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ARION STEREO CHORUS SCH-1

Arion SCH-1 Stereo Chorus

These are very hard to find now and both of the ones I have got my hands on have lost the battery cover. The effect is to die for though, very 80’s with a real shimmer that only these pedals offer. The bypass is pretty

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My (incomplete) List of Vintage Effects.

For all those vintage nuts out there here is my (incomplete) list of my vintage effects pedals. I’ve only included the most interesting for now (e.g haven’t included my rare Made In Taiwan Boss Pedals, US made DOD pedals, other Ibanez models

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Do you do Layby deals?

Sure, as long as you ask the question before you bid and win one of my auctions I’m always prepared to do a layby deal.

The way it works is you have to do a Buy Now if it is an option or

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How much will it cost to send an item to me?

Most of my auctions have shipping information on them. For larger items like guitars and amps you can find out your costs here:

http://tinyurl.com/dexterpost

http://www.nzpost.co.nz/Cultures/en-NZ/OnlineTools/Ratefinder/SendingNZ

Just type in the send location as Auckland and your destination and include the dimensions and weight information

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Where can I get some 2 inch wide velcro from?

This place sells Self Adhesive Velcro, at $13.50 per metre Width 50mm or 2 in. Colors Black or white. (includes both sides, hook and loop)

The Canvas Company 518 Karangahape Rd Auckland City New Zealand Shop Hours Monday to Friday 9-5 (closed

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Wah True Bypass With Input Buffer intact?

Yeah, I read that too. Amazingly my feedback on the full removal of the input buffer always comments about how much more improved the bypass signal is, yet it’s now claimed by a competitor that it’s is in fact worse.

You have to

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Why Should I Buy From Dexter Mods?

Good question. You have a choice these days, your job is simply to make the right choice. Besides my feedback which tells you I run a professional modding service and have done for a number of years, you need to consider what

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Other people are offering cheaper mods on Trademe

Firstly, I don’t believe that price is the main issue when it comes to your tone. The most important issue is your tone and your treasured effects pedals.

Secondly I could offer cheaper mods by cutting corners. I could offer an 808 mod

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What is the best way to fix pedals to a pedal board?

Velcro is popular, but messes up the bottom of the pedal, usually taking off some of the label when removing it. Try fitting the backing plate of your pedal on upside down so that the Velcro sticks to the INSIDE of the plate,

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My Wah isn’t listed, can you mod it or repair it or supply a replacement part?

Maybe. Can you provide a schematic or a parts list? If not, then can you give me any information at all that can be more helpful?

If not, good luck.

*These mods apply to the following Wah pedals:

Dunlop GCB95 (Standard Crybaby), Dunlop

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