What is your minimalist (no more than 15 pedals, $12,000 limit) pedalboard?

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  1. Jerrod

    Jerrod Silver Supporting Member

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    Jerrod Silver Supporting Member

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    ???
     
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  3. GeorgeNada

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    No way I could get through one of my blues jams with that few pedals
     
  4. i3oosted

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    Sorry, you can't get a good tone unless you spend more.
     
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    Embrace the limitation to find what's really essential!
     
  6. FenderBigot

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    No more than 15 = Minimalist ???

    :huh
     
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    Is that US or Canadian dollars?
     
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    This thread is late by five days.
     
  9. slowburn

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    I would buy a $12k vintage les Paul and step all over the knobs and toggle switch.
     
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    A board with 15 pedals is large by any standard. I am still in the process of buying my goal pedals and then building my board once I have all in possession. My board will have a total of 13 pedals once complete.
     
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    jamester Silver Supporting Member

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    I'm a minimalist, but if I had to reduce my rig down that much I would just play acoustic..
     
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    I got 2 dozen = DQ
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    MINIMAL PEDALBOARD> Pedaltrain One: Vox volume>Jam Wahcko wah>Peterson tuner to amp input

    Line 6 HXFX to loop
     
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    Not mine (I have 19 pedals on my board at the moment) but here's an affordable minimalist board from LA Sound Design
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  17. Junco Partner

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    If I had to, I could get by with just:
    Envelope Filter
    Univibe
    Compressor
    Octave
    Low gain drive
    Medium gain drive
    High gain distortion
    Fuzz
    Boost
    Phaser
    Flanger
    Vibrato
    Chorus
    Ring Mod
    Analog Delay
    Digital Delay
    Tremolo
    Reverb

    Assuming of course that I have a headstock tuner, the volume pedal, wah and whammy are off the board, and we’re not counting “utilities” like switchers, noise gate, EQ, looper, expression pedals etc.

    Basically I could give up my Freqout, and just try to get feedback for real.

    So no. Can’t do it.
     
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    I preach pedal minimalism to others....

    But, I have yet to obey my teachings.
     
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  19. Raymond Lin

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    Lol $12,000?!

    Even if you have a Klon, a few Strymon, and some random rare padals you are still going to struggle to hit $12,000! Also, what a random number....why not $10,000?
     

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