Help placing volume pedal!

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  1. FariaTavares

    FariaTavares Member

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    Hi all, first post here.

    wondering if you could help with this:

    where you would place a volume pedal (Boss FV500H) in this board for best results in swells, tremolo and the like.

    Polytune+ZvexMastotron+JamWaterfall(Chorus/Vibrato)+MicroPog+Eventide H9+TC Flashback+EHX Freeze.

    My first idea is to put it after the Pog or just always before the H9. Polytune, Mastotron, Jam and Pog are said to be true by pass.

    What do you think?
     
  2. tremolo3

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    After your Polytune.
     
  3. gibs5000

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    after dirt if you don't want it to sound like your riding the volume knob on your guitar, before if your using the volume to control your overall gain level as well as volume.
     
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    GuitarToma Silver Supporting Member

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    Under your foot.

    J/K - but yeah, what ramonvrki said. Oh, and personally I think the Micro Pog sounds better before the drives.
     
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    Do whatever sounds best. If memory serves, volume effects are often best after modulation and before time based effects.
     
  6. Ruiner

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    this.
     
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    I personally prefer using volume pedals first in line. I'm going for the type of swell effect one gets with one's guitar volume knob, but with my foot, since it's easier for me. So if I were you I'd place it after your tuner, or first with the tuner in the volume pedal tuner out. Some people prefer volume swells without changes in gain along the way, so volume pedals after dirt and before delays/reverb is best for them.
     
  8. FariaTavares

    FariaTavares Member

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    Thanks!
    Before everything or before delays/reverbs. Answered.
    Will try both. Got my first volume pedal today. Been playing 30 years without one.
    Cheers.
     
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  9. Jimmy3Fingers

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    For swells, before delay...trailsssssss.
     

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