(on a boss ds-1)

well the circuit works, because when i plug the pedal and turn it on, the check LED works. the thing is, the clipping diode only blinks when i plug a lead in the input, then it just.. turns off.
also, when i turned the amp on and tried to plug a guitar and put the pedal in the signal chain, all i could get was buzzing, the kind of osund a guitar makes when it's not grounded, unless my notes wouldn't go through...

i used this to help me...

the only thing i changed is that i used 5mm LEDs, but it shouldn't change that much, right ..?