What made you get into rack gear? Was it the hip thing to do? Was it the possibilities? I got started back in 2011 thanks to Scott Kahn and his website. My first rack gear was a Quad Preamp, and I was hooked. I was drawn to the idea of the rig being wired up with only a foot controller at the front of the stage (when performing) and presets(!). I have since gotten into the effects side thanks to reading posts by @italo de angelis and @AnalogKid85, as well as others. I am also heavily into the technology of making a rack work well, such as splitters, mixers, balanced and unbalanced, levels, etc.