Custom Made Pedal Boards. - Review 02-01-2014
There are many Pedal boards available on the market nowadays but if
you are after something special and specific you need to look
away from mainstream manufacturers and get something custom
Enter Heath Verall, maker of Custom Pedalboards, who provides standard
sized boards as well as a handmade, made to measure service.
The boards themselves are made from twelve millimetre marine ply, and
then protected by 3M primer, the boards are then trimmed with
Add to this an industrial strength Hi Bond Velcro, surface to accept
your pedals and these boards are built for the road.
Most importantly they offer a very low profile, as they sit one inch
from the ground on rubber feet, this keeps your pedals low
to the ground for optimal accessibility. Itís as if the board
Boards can also be customized and for example be built with or without
Add to this Heathís latest innovation; the retro looking tweed covered
This comprises the pedalboard itself plus a perfectly fitting tweed
covered case that fits with four metal latches over the board.
The interior of the case is also lined with foam to protect
your devices and a comfortable leather handle is also provided.
Something to note is that when setting up your pedals take care to
account for the width of the case fitting over the board other
wise the case will not close properly.
A worthwhile practical, and visual investment for any guitar player.
By Ernest H Slade
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