Fret Button Design V3

Quest for the Ideal Fret Button Feel I’ve spent a LOT of time and energy understanding the Guitar Hero fret buttons.  Different guitars have different dimensions. Not much different, but different enough. I try to balance fit, feel, weight and strength to get...
New Product: Neck Lock

New Product: Neck Lock

If you’ve modified your fret board to be ‘hard wired’ (e.g. bypassing the body-to-neck connector), then you really don’t want the neck to be removed and risk pulling/damaging the wiring. This simple solution replaces the stock unlock lever with...
Testing the Clone Hero Conversion

Testing the Clone Hero Conversion

Here’s how the testing happens for the Clone Hero Conversion kit. I built a jig to hold all the circuit boards securely in place so I can do a complete system test, including the ’tilt’ sensors (for Star Power). I used my 3D printer to design special...
Awesome new Tool – Solder Pot

Awesome new Tool – Solder Pot

I just purchased an inexpensive solder pot for my workshop. Several of my products, like replacement ribbon cables and my new Clone Hero Conversion, require the tinning of LOTS of 28 gauge flat ribbon cables. This task is slow and difficult using just a soldering...