Let me see your rack!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by steve10358, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. steve10358

    steve10358 Supporting Member

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    Can you guys post pictures of your racks? I'd prefer to see pedal based racks for some ideas. Lets see 'em! I need ideas for the one I am building.

    I wanna do my Chandler Delay, a shelf (GRX4, Tremelo, Phase 90, Proctavia and fuzz), another shelf (GRX, HS2 Head switcher, FM4) and side mount a Pedal Power two in the rack. Really, the PP2+ will handle everything- would it be wrong NOT to put a rack power supply in? Does it look wierd? Or is it a good way to save a space? THANKS!

    I dunno if I need 6 or 8. And if my 6 is deep enough. I wanna see those racks!

    S.
     
  2. jeak

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    I don't know this guy, but he has quite the pedal-and-rack rig. Click here and then scroll down a ways. Perhaps an idea of what not to do. :)
     
  3. jeak

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    Also, Scott Henderson has a cool rack with pedals. Check out his Xotic video demos here:

    http://musictoyz.com/guitar/pedals/robo.php

    And if you can find pics of Josh Smith's rack, he has a cool one too. Try a search here on TGP.
     
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    you'd have to take me out to dinner first :Spank
     
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    My girlie pedal rack

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    It's not super crazy or custom, but... I just changed out some pedals
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    The rack has a GCX, a furman Power conditioner, and a racklite mounted in the rear. Everything's real tight inside. The pedals ALL get power from a Pedal power unit. Power gets to the Strobo through a very long cable, and then the wah is chained to the strobo for power. I recently figured out that slots 5 or 6 will power my wireless, and I'm looking at tying that in on the pedal board. Talking to the pedalsnake folks to get rid of some spaghetti. The GCX gets power from the Pedal Power AC, as does the V-twin. The Mesa power supply was awkward, and very noisy. The CFX-4 awitches channels on the V-twin, and switches power tubes and cabs on my Dual Stage 30.

    I have the tuner in buffer mode, and it gets signal from the tuner out of the volume pedal, so I have to kick the volume pedal back for silent tuning. If I want to use an acoustic, I can use the same cable, just rock the volume pedal back, and put the tuner's XLR out to the board.
    From the wah, I go straight into the first "in" on the GCX, and after the last loop, I go straight out to the amps lo gain input. The line6 units are in the FX loop.

    I dig the Ground Control pro, but must admit I'd like more instant access buttons. Jonesing for an FX1.

    I got some really short power cables for the Pedal power units and the line6 boxes to make a little room in there. Thinking about moving the pedal powers to the front, and velcroing them under the Echo pro.

    I coil up the cables and set them inside the rack for transport, and the pedal board and ground control fit in one of those Musicians friend gig bags rather well.
     
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  12. steve10358

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    AWESOME! Thanks guys.

    And yes I know Mario. i drove him to the ACC last year for the VH show. :) His stuff rules. I have his BS2 and HS2.

    And I love HRI.

    Thanks guys!!!
     
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    Damn, I'd love to find a working ADA flanger. Those were the best, especially with the ability to "freeze" the tone at one setting. It's the only piece of gear I've ever wanted that I couldn't find...although I'm not much of a pedal stomper...I've got a fairly usable pedal board.

    Matte, you got any connections on getting one of those ADA Flangers somewhere?
     
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    I might be able to hook you up. The Voltage control aspect of the pedal is my fave. Mister Tarnowsky turned me on to a lot of hidden settings. It's an amazing filter.
     
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    Darn, :mad: aren't there any chicks on this forum? :p
     
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    In the last part of the heel down travel it has some great vowel-type filter sounds.

    My fave is a lap steel with e-bow and the A-DA in that range.
     

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