Do you use your left foot for pedals?

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  1. dougb415

    dougb415 Member

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    I'm a lefty who plays right-handed, but I use my left foot for pedals, especially wah. Anybody else?
     
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    Depends on the tune, my left foot is pretty transparent.
    I use it for light passages, chord melody and ambient pads.
    My right foot adds thickness and warmth, I use that one with single coils for bluesy, jazzy lead lines.
    YMMV
     
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    I can use both (switching and with a wah/volume ped). I guess it depends on where I'm standing relative to the board.
     
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    Wah-Right

    Everything else-Left

    (Lefty who plays righty)
     
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    I'm right handed and left footed.
    I use my left for pedals.
     
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    For Wah or volume always right. For other pedals, 90% right.
     
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    Depends if I'm moving around and where I am coming from on the stage when I need to switch something, but yes I can and do use my left foot as well as right foot. Right only for volume, wah and tap though.
     
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    I like to tap dance with both feet thank you.
     
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    typically my left. I think it's a balance thing. I can do either, but I almost fell over the last time I tried to wah with my right foot.

    i'm right handed FWIW
     
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    :agree+1
     
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    I also am a lefty who plays righty and I am way more comfy using my right foot for wah and volume pedals.
     
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    Lefty playing Lefty, right foot for the wah and whammy, both for tapdancing
     
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    Right handed, pedals left foot
     
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    I use either, even on the wah.
     
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    When I use my left foot, it feels like someone else is doing it.
     
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    I'm ambidextrous but play right handed and use both feet equally. I never really even know which foot I'm going to use on the wah ahead of time.
     
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    I'm a lefty who plays right handed guitars lefty...
    I just flip 'em over and chord and strum "backwards", if that makes sense.

    I sometimes use either foot, but I feel most comfortable using my right foot for my pedals. Oddly enough, it usually works best for the stage with my pedal board off to the left of my mic, which can be a little challenging at times.
     
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    Usually only my volume pedal coz the guitar is in the way of the right leg.
     
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    I'm a lefty who plays right as well, but I use my right foot to work my wah.
     

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