Putting Together The Smallest Pedalboard Possible...

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Electric I, Feb 25, 2008.

  1. Electric I

    Electric I Member

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    ...and am looking for an od/dist delay tuner.

    Gonna need a boost for solos as well, so having it built-in the od/dist box is a huge plus.

    For blues/rock applications.

    What say you?
     
  2. Jumblefingers

    Jumblefingers Supporting Member

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    Blackstone MosFet...2 channels + Clean = 3
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  3. erksin

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  4. JJexp

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    Right now that's exactly what I've been doing.
    Being that I play some hella small dives!
    My set-up:
    OCD>small box Rat>'74 MXR Phase90>MXR Carbon Copy>Boss TU-2
     
  5. todaystomorrow

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    if I had to make one... TU-2 (w/ daisy chain)> Tim> AD-9
     
  6. Rock72

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    Both with boost, both great!
     
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  8. dk123123dk

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    zvex box of rock
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    I would use a power adapter and permanent mount for the pedals, due to the jacks on the Guyatone pedals.

    That actually sounds like a pretty sweet basic setup.

    Good luck.

    dk
     
  9. Merelington

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    Catalinbread hyperpak for drive (it's voiced well so you won't miss the tone control)
     
  10. Frenster

    Frenster Put your Rock Face on!

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    I've been sitting in some places with a little velcro board just the size of my Tim, RV-3 and a Seiko ST-727 tuner, which is hyper accurate. The Tim is mega versatile and cleans up well. I sometimes throw in a volume pedal.
     
  11. JimmyR

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    Well my board is small in the sense that it only has three boxes - the new Korg black tuner, Bad Cat Two-tone OD and a Maxon AD999. The Korg is the first tuner I have found that doesn't futz my tone if it's inline. I have had to use a Lehle A/B with every other tuner.

    So it's a small board in number but biggish in actual size. I'm thinking I might put an even smaller board together with the Korg tuner, a Timmy or BB or Menatone WMB and a Maxon AD9Pro. I have a small wooden box thing that I made - it's two 12mm thick pine boards on top of each other that are just long enough to put 3-4 pedals on top of. They are spaced apart by pine block at each end so you can fit a power supply neatly under the pedals.

    For a compact analog delay the Maxon AD9pro is excellent.
     
  12. mgarrison99

    mgarrison99 Silver Supporting Member

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    How about your favorite dirt box in front of a multi-effects unit like a Yamaha MagicStomp? You can get your delays, boosts, chorus, univibe, and even some cabinet models. I have a friend that's a total gearhead and has a huge board at home, but he takes the time to program his MagicStomp and this is all he takes to his gigs.
    Good luck.
     
  13. onemind

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    Would love to see pix in this thread.
     
  14. Jazzgear

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    +1:drool
     
  15. pi22seven

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    +1 on the Rat.

    Right now I'm using a small setup of Tuner>Rat>Delay>Boost for an alt/country/punk thing.

    Set the gain to 10:00 or so, hit the boost and clean up with the guitar's volume.
     
  16. monacosis

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    here's mine. it fits into one of those $20 tool boxes from Home Depot. i recently replaced the MagicBoy with an external loop to access another board when i want to. i'm all about modularity......

    mike
     
  17. teXum

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    Nice board! But what's the small box in the upper, right corner?
     
  18. monacosis

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    thx. that's a lovepedal mini-boost buffer. works great for me.

    mike
     
  19. guitardr

    guitardr Silver Supporting Member

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    Check out what Eric Johnson and Joe Bonamassa have scaled down to.
     
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    Wow, good idea. Worth checking out! Gotta like the small footprint.
     

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