What are the high end pedal boards on the market today

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  1. mikeratan00

    mikeratan00 Member

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    I 'm gassin for a array of new pedals and looking for a nice pedal board
    What do you guys suggest?
    Maximum 8 pedals
     
  2. Leftyman

    Leftyman Silver Supporting Member

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    I personally use and like the Stompin' Ground pedal boards. I don't know if I would consider them high end considering they are very simple and don't come with some of the gadgets that other pedal boards come with. The build quality is excellent though. You might want to look into Trailer Trash pedal boards if seeking something a little more fancy.
     
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    Leftyman thanks... I am lookin into a trailer trash.. how about Furman?
     
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    I love Pedaltrains, I have a Pedaltrain Junior with a Pedal Power 2 mounted under it, it works great. Very well made and neat and tidy boards.
     
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    Trailer Trash...Rooster is the man. :)
     
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    The Furmans are ok, but I think the Trailer Trash or Pedal Trains would suit your needs if needing more than just a basic pedal board. It's all obviously personal preference but for tour quality boards the two I mentioned are all you really need to look at.
     
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    Trailer Trash and Pedalgear are my two favorites, check out their sites. They both offer top notch pedalboards and innovative accessories. Personally I couldn;t pick one over the other , so I purchased a pedalboard from each company.

    Trailer Trash: www.trailertrashpedalboards.com

    Pedalgear: www.pedalgear.net


    Cheers, Richards.
     
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    +1 NYC, I've got the BigShot. They're very sturdy, well made boards, and with the second level riser you really avoid knocking the knobs on the first row when stomping the second row. Plus it's nicely portable with the lid integration.

    My only issue is now I want to downsize a little since I've decided I don't use my boost, phaser, wah, or crunchbox so now I could probably get away with a pedalhead size... :-/
     
  10. this1smyne

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    i had a NYC for years, but they tend to collect dirt pretty easily. i think the TT boards are the sharpest looking, those pedalgear ones are sharp too....

    all that to say: i've got a PTjr now, a 18x16 TT (black) and a stompin' grounds hard case. the tour master ones are the best for the road of the bunch i think (for van travel anyways, i think TT are the lightest hard cases).
     
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    I have an NYC too, it really does collect dust. The TT boards would be my choice now.
     
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    For the price I would consider these High-end. I've never seen one in "real life" or on any of the pic threads...but I'm definitely intrigued w/ the Kraken

    http://badapleguitar.com/
     
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    NYC....screw the dust, it's a great board!
     
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    as for pedals that are "high end"

    klon
    timmy
    teese, cylde or area 51 wah
    fulltone ocd or other pedal
    tubescreamer modded
    zvex box of rock
    analog man king of tone
    a tuner
    a fuzz
    chorus
    a delay
    there are many out there...hope this helps
     
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    todd richman Senior Member

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    L.A. Sound Design-stellar workmanship and impeccable pro wiring, setup and coordination of your entire pedal or rack based rig.
     
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    I just recently found these from a link somewhere else on this board I think...thought they looked pretty cool and high end:
    http://www.pumaboards.com/
     
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    I have a Pedal Train that I love... but I don't think I'd call it "high end".

    When I think highend... I think of the Badaple boards I've seen in the GP ads.

    The Kraken and the Hydra! Very slick boards

    http://badapleguitar.com/Kraken/product_detail.html
     
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    after trying a couple of "high end" pedalboards, I eventually came back to a pedaltrain. there is a reason its the #1 board you see around. Nothing really compares in terms of getting your wiring sorted and organized and clean since you can route everything underneath. On my big TT it was starting to look like I had more spaghetti than pedals.
     
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    Those badaple ones look pretty sweet but I don't know if i'd rather have one of those or another amp! The pumaboards look real nice and are really customizeable, but it looks like they'd add up quick with all the extras.

    On the dust-factor for NYC - true, but you can hit it with a shop vac in a quick minute and you're good to go!
     

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