Putting Jacks on a Nano?

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  1. Agileguy_101

    Agileguy_101 Member

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    Hey guys, I need a bit of help here. I'm acquiring pedals for a new board using my old nano. It will look something like this:

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    but with an Antichthon instead of the Manx. But that's beside the point.

    Anyway, I want to be able to use the first three pedals in front of the amp and the delay in the loop. Problem is, there's no room to plug in and unplug from the Fet Driver all the time. I realize I could turn the middle pedals sideways, but I did that the last time I used my Nano and I really didn't like it. I also realize that there are junction boxes that could do what I'm looking for, but it just doesn't seem to me like even one the size of an EP booster would fit once I take into account the cables that would go on the side closest to the pedals.

    So it seems like the only option here would be to drill a hole and put in a jack so I can plug the front of my amp directly into the board. But is there room on the Nano to do this? Has anyone attempted such a project before with successful results?
     
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    Why do you need to unplug it?
     
  4. Agileguy_101

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    Because I don't just play at home?
     
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    You could get a tiny little enclosure, just big enough to take a pair of jacks and velcro it under the board.

    ..or, even simpler, get a 1/4 to 1/4 right angle adapter to leave plugged into the fet driver output.

    ..or leave a patch cable with a female 1/4 jack plugged into the output of the fet driver.
     
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    Any idea where I could get one of those 1/4 to 1/4 RA adapters? That sounds like a perfect solution.
     
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    Negative, I found them. Thanks!
     
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    the Panther Cub has top jacks, it could sit between the Antich.. and FET. And just use a longer cable to span under the JHS to patch the fuzz to the boost.
     
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    this
     
  10. Agileguy_101

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    Wow, I can't believe I didn't think of this. That's even better than using a right angle adapter.

    Thanks guys!
     

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