Collision Devices unveils the Ranch, an eco-friendly drive, dynamic tremolo and boost

This pedals enclosure is fashioned out of walnut and pineapple leather.

Collision Devices The Ranch

Image: Collision Devices

Collision Devices of Sèvremont, France has released the Ranch, a three-effect guitar pedal consisting of a drive, dynamic tremolo and boost – housed in an eco-friendly enclosure made of walnut and pineapple leather.

The Ranch’s naturally-sourced enclosure is made up of a combination of medium-density American walnut –taken from trees grown in Europe in order to reduce carbon emissions from shipping – and a slice of Pinatex, a faux-leather made from the leaves of the Ananas Comosus (pineapple), considered to be an agricultural waste product.

Each pedal also gets polished with a non-chemically treated linseed oil, cold pressed in France. Furthermore, the device builders includes a small can of wax, amalgamated from locally-sourced beeswax and linseed oil to help keep the Ranch looking fresh.

According to Collision Devices, the Ranch was designed to be very dynamics-dependent. The knobs located on the pedals main face are all controls for just the drive section, consisting of dust (drive), bright (mid-treble) and strength (strength).

The tremolo and boost controls, on the other hand, are located inside the pedal; a set-it-and-forget-it type scenario, which can be adjusted with a screwdriver. Take a listen to it in action below.

To wrap things up, each pedal is strung up with linseed string, protected with crushed forest wood fragments and ships in a recycled cardboard box. A neat little green suggestion from Collision: use the wood fragments as mulch for your garden.

Preorders for the Ranch are priced at €279, and include a lifetime warranty. Additionally, the first 25 units ship with a handmade Pinatex handbag.

For more guitar gear news, click here.


Get the latest news, reviews and features to your inbox.


The world’s leading authority and resource for all things guitar.

Join our mailing list

Sign Up Now

© 2023 is part of NME Networks.