Storing and transporting effects

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Shawn S., Jan 29, 2008.


  1. Shawn S.

    Shawn S. Member

    Messages:
    443
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2007
    I'm not using a pedalboard currently. I find it's really easy to throw all that I need in a duffle bag and be able to make 1 trip, maybe 2 if I'm using an amp somewhere. However, I only have so many of my effect boxes. I wanted to know who out there is in the same situation and cares enough about their effects to do something preventative to scratching them up. I thought of draw-string fabric bags like Crown Royal, however I'm not 21, don't have any, and couldn't find anything like it the few places I looked. Got any suggestions?
     
  2. itgoesto11uc

    itgoesto11uc Member

    Messages:
    552
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2005
    I've used old socks for that purpose.
     
  3. 52ftbuddha

    52ftbuddha Member

    Messages:
    1,376
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2006
    I will try and put up a pic but I use a pelican case with a camera divider insert.

    rob
     
  4. 52ftbuddha

    52ftbuddha Member

    Messages:
    1,376
    Joined:
    Jun 24, 2006
    Well I do not play out but do record away from my own rig. Here is how I move my stuff. Its a bit of a mess as I have been adding and removing some items. Needs a good sorting.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Shawn S.

    Shawn S. Member

    Messages:
    443
    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2007
    That's brilliant. Thanks so much, I'll try to find one.
     
  6. jonathansuhr

    jonathansuhr Member

    Messages:
    1,027
    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2008
    I always liked to get scratches on my pedal. It made me feel like Im a better player than I actually am
     
  7. todaystomorrow

    todaystomorrow Member

    Messages:
    2,703
    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2004
    Location:
    Nashville TN
    I've gotten some of the aluminum briefcases from Lowes and Home Depot before that would be good. they're cheap, light and have perforated foam so you can punch out what you need and store some cables off to the side.
     
  8. Yr Blues

    Yr Blues Member

    Messages:
    1,276
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2007
  9. vintage66

    vintage66 Member

    Messages:
    6,215
    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2007
    Location:
    Right here
    I'm curious as to how many pedals you're using. 3 or 4 is alright to throw in a bag, but 8 or 10 would be much easier with a pedalboard, especially if you don't want to worry about failing batteries and use a power supply.
     
  10. semi-hollowbody

    semi-hollowbody Member

    Messages:
    16,813
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2007
    Location:
    Metro Detroit Burbs, MI
    If your going through all that trouble why not just get a pedalboard.
    Its like taking your amp or guitar apart to transport it, why??
    If you want to be able to use ONLY certain pedals than unplug the ones you dont want.

    It just seems like your going through the same trouble as you would a pedalboard but without the convenience.
     
  11. mcdonaldkd

    mcdonaldkd Member

    Messages:
    1,923
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2007
    No joke. Wouldn't it just be easier to use a pedalboard and a hard case?
     

Share This Page