One thing I have learned... finally... in the past decade or so (played guitar since late 1970s).
When you find an amazing guitar. Stop looking.
Only have two guitars (both Andersons -- just as nice as Suhrs), one a Crowdster Plus 2 that has been my main squeeze since 2006, and the other a...
Stomp gives you the ability to put ANY FX block in ANY block... in ANY order, and gives you parallel paths. POD Go will not do that. Very fixed and limited order. Appropriate for the price.
I will bet no. this product is intentionally limited and simplified. That is awesome for some folks. For...
I play more acoustic than electric these days. This would be AN ASTOUNDING acoustic processor (with the IR capability), and if it includes the looper (no reason to believe it won't)... WHOAH... it will work better for me than Stomp does and maybe fit in my guitar gig bag even.
I think you can ease your mind.
I have NEVER sounded out of tune with the band with my BFTS equipped guitars.
I have also never had a problem using them with a standard tuner when one without the offsets is not available.
Just to reiterate and clarify.
Practically speaking, if you go to 2.8 (which most everybody should imho), and you change your presets... THERE IS NO GOING BACK!
It's been "sorta" true before, but it is REALLY true now.
It depends. A lot of the very early digital mastering on CDs done in the early 80s was done with tools that are far far below the capabilities of what is available today.
But occasionally they nail it the first time. Like Who's Next. Other than the distortion in the screen in Won't Get Fooled...