I don't own a HOG, but I have played with one for about an hour at a local music store. Such a cool box! As for placement, I put everything in front of the amp! I don't like fx loops In the pedal board, I'd put it close to first. Right now I have a micro POG.
Nick Nitro (fuzz) - BOR (boost always on for the buffer) - Tone Press - micro POG - micro Q-Tron - Stereo Electric Mistress - Retrosonic Phaser - Skreddy Screwdriver - SansAmp GT2 - EB Jr VP - Stereo Pulsar - DL4 - amp.