Need Help to Choose a Distortion? Besoin d'aide pour choisir une distorsion?

Need Help to Choose a Distortion? Besoin d'aide pour choisir une distorsion?

The distortion selection compass has been added to the renamed section Resources, along with the article Distortion Wonderland and you can check it now! It's available in English and French, and th...
We Are Canadian! What Does it Mean for our Customers, Price-wise?

We Are Canadian! What Does it Mean for our Customers, Price-wise?

If you already are a customer, you probably know this fact, but let’s dive in a little deeper in what it means for Canadian and non-Canadian customers. This will not be the fun and light posts we l...
What the actual FUZZ?

What the actual FUZZ?

Amongst all the guitar effects pedals, Fuzzes (yep, I made it plural) might be the trickiest one, and to make your confusion even deeper, there are so many of them that it becomes almost impossibl...
Prof Pinotte Hot Rodded amps

Prof Pinotte Hot Rodded amps

Since a couple of months, we've been working on modding some cool little Fender amps, Pro Jr and Blues Jr to be more specific. The journey started in spring '22 when I had the chance to buy a coup...
Mesa Boogie Mark IIB Recap

Mesa Boogie Mark IIB Recap

Since the previous post about Caps and old Mesa maintenance was a success, here's another one, about a new amp! The newest amp addition to the GUP Tech collection is a 1982 Mesa Boogie Mark IIB, 10...
Knob-Session MTL 2022

Knob-Session MTL 2022

This end-of-August was quite something this year! Not only did one of our cute little baby chickens became a man (with all that’s implied with a rooster), but we also made our first appearance i...
Fender Bandmaster Restoration

Fender Bandmaster Restoration

Having an “old” amp in the shop is always exciting, even if it’s a long process to bring them back to life. First step is always a good checkup of the beast. In that case, that’s a “weird” Fender ...
VOX POP - The depth of our customers’ pedalboards!

VOX POP - The depth of our customers’ pedalboards!

I woke up wanting to know what people liked and did not like on a pedalboard, so I asked, and I had a few responses. Some really dove in and told me everything, others preferred to run me through t...
Spring is time for change - Le printemps annonce le changement!

Spring is time for change - Le printemps annonce le changement!

(La partie française est dans la deuxième moitié) GUPTech enthusiasts, happy spring. Here in rural Quebec, winter was cold and snowy, and now that the birds have mostly returned, it's time for chan...