Any interest in a friendly Pedalboard competition?

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  1. Guitar Josh

    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    SEND YOUR PICTURES TO: ron AT rondillonmusic DOT com

    FORMAT: Pedalboard Competition - Guitar Josh - Large Board and XYZ Board Categories.

    Last fall, the folks at HCFX ran a pedalboard contest in several categories. I thought it might be fun to bring the contest over here.

    This is a FRIENDLY competition for bragging rights only. I'll set up a few threads based on the categories and set up polls for voting. Then you post your pedalboard and we vote.

    Here's what I'm thinking for categories. I think you should be able to submit to one general category and one specialty category.

    General:

    Best Small Board (6 pedals or less)

    Group One

    Bilbal
    Dancehall
    Timmylikesthing
    Bongo Jonny
    Mewithoutlouie
    Josh O
    Gold_soundz
    Groovysnoopy113
    Curehardy
    Fixxxer

    Group Two

    Big Tim

    Best Medium Board (10 pedals or less)

    Group One


    Greatbigz1
    USC96
    Guitarplayerdan
    Astigtigas
    Yorick
    Modernp
    Vintage
    AJ Rocker
    The_Everlove
    Drod2045

    Group Two

    Andrewneilson
    Bart
    Hellfighter
    Keith SIO
    Homestar_Kevin
    LVC

    Best Large Board (11 pedals or more)

    Guitar Josh
    WhoisMaryKelly
    Markom89
    Shakti
    Armordfist316
    RDM
    Blueprint
    Bantha
    Andytwatson
    Donnie R

    Group Two

    Dudeofmusic
    Danelectrico
    LXM
    Pedalfreak
    Radcliff
    Jungleman
    Thames
    JofZ

    Specialty:


    The majority of your board (75%) must fit squarely into one of these categories. This means if you use all 70's EH stuff, but have a Boss TU-2, you can still enter the Vintage board category.

    Best Mass Produced Board (BOSS, DOD, DIGITECH, etc.)

    ThePup
    Yorick
    Jaywalker
    AJ Rocker
    Homestar_Kevin

    Best Boutique / Vintage / RARE Board (Boss VB-2 and SG-1 welcome!!)

    PedalFreak
    Bilbal
    Markom89
    Blueprint
    Curehardy
    Donnie R
    Groovysnoopy113
    JofZ

    Best Bass Board (for our funky friends!)

    Dancehall
    Bassplayerjosh
    Dudeofmusic

    Best Homemade board (you built the board yourself!)

    Bongo Jonny
    Keith SIO
    Armordfist316
    3 Mile Stone
    Thames
    Kismet78
    Andytwatson

    Best Cleanest Board


    Greatbigz1
    USC96
    Astigtigas
    WhoisMaryKelly
    Shakti
    RDM
    Bantha
    Drod2045

    And finally a "best of the boards" from the winners.


    If you are interested, please post in this thread what categories you'd want to do. Remember, just 1 general and 1 specialty board.

    To give everyone time to get their boards in order, why don't we aim for a January 15, 2007 posting deadline.

    Feel free to use this thread for discussions and picture postings. Or just to tell me that this is a bad idea. :D
     
  2. RickB

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    I think whoismarykelly tried doing this last year here and it got shot down. I could be wrong though. I think it's a cool idea!
     
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    I'm down. I think that would be kinda cool.
     
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    I like the idea. What are the criteria for judging?
     
  5. Guitar Josh

    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    The will of the people. You post your board, I set up a poll. Highest number of votes over the given period of time wins.

    So the criteria is whatever the individual voter decides that it is to him or herself.
     
  6. dancehall

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    Sounds good, it means I get to see more awesome boards.

    How about adding a bass board category?
     
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    If you want, I'd be happy to throw together a quick website and host it and the pics on my server at no charge. I have plenty of bandwidth available every month. It would be a nice, easy and organized way of going through all of the submitted boards.
     
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    I think a cool addition to this would be to allow multiple pictures of boards (up to two or three). It's sometimes hard to see what exactly is going on in one picture, especially with the wiring.
     
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    Thanks for the offer!! That would probably help with imageshack and other hosting issues. Hopefully we can keep the mods blessing and keep the voting and discussion here at TGP for ease. But picture hosting would be great.

    Multiple pictures and views maybe could be linked?

    Dancehall - Bass Board category added!!
     
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    Maybe for the large boards.
     
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    Yeah....keep the voting and discussion here, but if you want an official place to put everything, lemme know.
     
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    Yeah, that's what I thinking of when I posted that. :AOK
     
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    I think I will take you up on that. Most of the standard free image hosters are flakey at best, especially with the amount of page views these will probably generate.
     
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    Sounds good. Let's do it.

    I'd be in for the Large Board, Boutique Board and Cleanest board. Wont be able to get pics up until middle of next week. When are you looking to start?
     
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    I'll play for sure.
     
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    I added another category - Best Manufacturer Board!! Both pedal, guitar and amp guys welcome.
     
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    when do we start? what are the rules? :BEER
     
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