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This is the Blues Buster and as the name implies it replicates tones found in the classic pedal. In GuitarPCB fashion it also does a whole lot more! The main controls are Volume - Tone - Drive

Board design by Bruce R.

What we have done:

  • Dynamic clipping options all on board w/ switch pads. Distinctive & Level Matched
  • On-Board Treble Trimmer to suit any rig to perfection
  • A/B Pads added for your Modding pleasure
  • Easily add an AfterBlaster board for our Mourning Style Mod

A highly flexible boost/overdrive pedal based on the classic Marshal Blues Breaker™

With the drive rolled down, you'll get a sweet transparent gain boost. As you turn up the drive, the effect transitions smoothly from a clean boost to a dirty boost to overdrive.

With our Treble Trimmer dial in any Guitar/Amp package so it is perfect with Humbuckers, Single Coils or P90's. We have taken the original design to a whole new level.

Add an AfterBlaster to your order which will add an extra 2N5457 stage to get that Mourning Style Tone you have been wanting to try and will fit in the same enclosure. Uniquely the amount of added gain is also adjustable.

Disclosure: GuitarPCB is not affiliated with any of versions of this pedal that may be available commercially or any modified versions. This is our own take on a popular circuit. All copyrights, trademarks, and artworks remain the property of their owners. claims no rights or affiliation to those names or owners.

Build Document

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For extra added adjustable gain and clarity get the AfterBlaster

Also grab a 2N5457 5-pack to complete the Mourning Style Mod.


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