Mixing vintage with modern pedals.

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by johann, May 30, 2015.

  1. johann

    johann Member

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    Anyone doing this??

    Pics please...
     
  2. Glitch Magnet

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    I used to, but have found it advantageous to replace each one till I no longer have any vintage stuff onboard now. Everything is now post-2000. Ross Flanger got replaced by an MXR (which is subsequently being replaced by a Starlight v2). Boss PH-1 was replaced by a Quasar DLX. Shredmaster replaced by EGDM. Aria ADD-100 replaced by TimeLine. DOD 565-A replaced by Choral Reef.

    Reasons for upgrading are reduced noise, improved reliability, and increased versatility.
     
  3. bratch

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    Rockin the OG deluxe mistress and a MIJ boss comp.

    I prefer older pedals because the newer updates do not always sound better or are any cheaper -- just smaller. Nothing sounds quite like this older DEM to me, and,trust me, I'd like to not have to worry about the two-prong AC cord, the bypass or the size.

    But I also appreciate cute, convenient boxes like that new TC delay at the end of my chain, the cool features of the DMB, a vintage mechanical multi-tap in a tiny box, the Basic Audio small-builder fuzz wizardry, a digital tuner pedal, a no-frills NC-built ring mod, a sensible univibe clone, and a $60 copy of a pedal that sells for $2k on eBay.
     
  4. The Revolution

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    nasty buffers on vintage gear....i got rid of my vintage stuff one-by-one...a couple of boss remain
     
  5. mojostompboxes

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    bypass loopers ;)
     
  6. The Revolution

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    bypass loopers...as if I have room on my board for one of those...ymbk. You can get a lot of popping noise when you step on them too..
     
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    ymmv.
     
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    I used this for a while:
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  9. NakedInTheRain

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    dan auerbach has a vintage green muff and a boss ph-3 on the same board.
     
  10. The Revolution

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    bypass loopers are better than having one of these on your board I suppose..[​IMG]
     

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