Best Free Pedal Crap

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  1. IronChefChris

    IronChefChris Member

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    I've purchased many pedals over the years...and some come with pretty cool stuff...stickers, pins, bags, straps, etc. I'm wondering in your opinions, who gives away the coolest stuff with their pedals? I vote for EarthQuaker Devices from memory (awesome little sticker and pins). I wish all companies did this...free advertising! My board is coated in brand stickers and so are my cases at this point...
     
  2. Heady Jam Fan

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    I usually don't really even look at that stuff, not to say it isn't cool though. I felt like putting some stickers on my gear, but then most of the brands I use are kinda expensive so it just screams "steal me!"

    The only thing I used out of the 'crap' was a Gravity Pick in a T1M package.
     
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    I used Paul Cochrane's paper towel to clean up some spilt coffee just this morning. It was acceptably absorbent and felt soft to the touch. Thanks Paul! :aok
     
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    Haha! didn't know they all came with one (I thought someone just put one in).

    I like Analogman's pouch + sticker. But I really like how Way Huge has pins. Oh, I like getting small catalogs as well (Way Huge has the Dunlop stuff, Eventide has theirs).

    Little touches, really. I've had pedals that didn't come with any.
     
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    Actually, the coolest stuff I got with a pedal, was usually from an online pedal dealer (T-shirt, polishing cloth, bottle opener, etc...).
     
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    I think analogman has the coolest stuff, mainly the pouch. My foxrox pedal came with foxrox tortex picks and stickers, which was cool. I also like the fulltone stickers.
     
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    :agree
     
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    Always dug the Zvex hair-tie/pouch. But really, Spaceman obviously has the best box candy.
     
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    digiTED rock > talk

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    I like Way Huge's buttons. I just find "Fat Sandwich" on my tank bag hilarious :dunno
     
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    I like the Visual Sound stickers.....I put one on my Jeep.
     
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    good point!
    i've gotten TONS of stuff over the years and never once have i thought about putting a sticker on my pedalboard case or guitar case. don't know why. maybe i had a bad experience with my first car...

    it was a 1985 Plymouth Horizon that was passed down from my grandma. it had soooo many problems throughout its 190K-mile lifespan, but the plethora of bumper stickers my sisters and i pasted on that back of that hatchback made it worth driving. it was MY car, and the stickers proved it.
     
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    same with the stickers, at first i wanted to cover the pedal case with brand stickers and started collecting them. But now i like having them as a collection and dont want to waste the stickers.
    but what i really love is the pouches that some pedals bring. always find them useful for other stuff i want to carry.
     
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    I love when I get pedals that come with their own appropriately sized/cutout velcro! That is the best thing that I've ever gotten with a pedal - but I'm not sure it counts since it's technically not 'crap'. Everyone should do this!
     
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    Do EH pedals still come in wooden boxes? When I got my DMM back in the '90s, it had a nice 'cigar-box'~esque crate with a sliding top; It's actually full of slides at the moment. Nice touch, IMO

    And I've heard of a smaller company (can't recall who) that includes (or used to) rubber/plastic cockroaches INSIDE their pedals. Now, that's classy!!!
     
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    ^^^Dat's da 1!! Thanks!
     
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    Tonefactor, bag of candy, genious......
     
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    Malekko may HAVE been the top contenders, but you get nothing with an Omicron pedal; not even a manual.
     
  19. Brian Johnston

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    My FuzzBubble-45 came in a metal lunch box (big enough for the pedal) and included a liquid bubble set (with the little wand for blowing bubbles). I got a T-shirt from DrNo-Effects (black with its gold logo), as well as some stickers.
     

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