Tom Peck's Pedalboard Primer
DeMasi, Vincent, Guitar Player
Guitarists sometimes dream of having an arena-worthy arsenal of effects pedals underfoot, but too often financial concerns limit us to a few stompboxes crudely attached to a plywood plank. To help better put our mettle to the pedals, we queried master pedal-board builder Tom Peck, whose often elaborately designed rigs are used by artists such as John Scofield, Buddy Cage, and Paul Nelson. Peck was happy to share some elementary building tips with GP readers looking to build their own boards. (Visit pedalboards.com for more information on Peck's creations.)
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Publication information: Article title: Tom Peck's Pedalboard Primer. Contributors: DeMasi, Vincent - Author. Magazine title: Guitar Player. Volume: 40. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 2006. Page number: 45. © 1999 New Bay Media. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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