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Discussion in 'Bass Pedals, Effects & Preamps' started by James Hoy, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Bassist4Eris

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    One less thing to carry...
     
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    Disagree, Its a great idea!

    I don't change eq on my amp as my onboard pre amp is very flexible. the speaker cable length is not an issue,

    If anyone can hear the difference in a 12G speaker cable from 1 meter to 3 or even 10 meters then you must have some sort of super powers.
     
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    Exactly, I went from two cases to one and don't have to patch my amp in. Plug in speaker, gat and I'm away.
     
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    Given that some own massively expensive gear, has anyone considered the massively expensive GigRig G2 pedal switching system that also comes with thevGigRig power supply?

    https://www.thegigrig.com/g2

    The reason I asked is because I gave my Pedaltrain 2 and Voodoo Labs power supply (and some old Boss pedals) to a struggling musician friend of mine and will have to start from scratch. I do have other pedals to replace the chorus and flanger, but have yet to decide on the board itself. I may go with one of those flightcase ones by custompedalboards out of the UK. Custom Pedal Boards - It's what we do!
    Mind you this would be for guitar or bass.
    Any recommendations?
     
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  5. Bassist4Eris

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    There are a few different brands that make similar switching systems. Personally, I feel that they take up too much room on the board. But they certainly have their advantages too (reducing "tone suck", allowing you to turn on and off multiple pedals at once, etc.)

    Earthquaker recently put out a much smaller unit they call the "Swiss Things". I find the intended usage too specific, with dedicated loops for dirt vs modulation (see video below).

    Also worth checking out is the Boss ES-5 or ES-8. Also the One Control Crocodile Tail Loop Switcher.

     
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    Thanks, I’ll check them out. It’s avoiding tone loss that I’m primarily looking for.
     
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    I don't know much about how stuff works

    But I wanted to say good on you for helping someone less fortunate out with that gear.
     
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    I think it looks the goods.
    I'd probably be a nervous nelly having the amp on the floor
    Having it on top of a cabinet would make me feel more secure

    Great idea though, I can't remember ever seeing that before
     
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    20181128_150250.jpg here's my board, currently hunting for a compressor.
     
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    This is worth perusing. Compressor Reviews
     
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    I have a First World Problem.

    I was at my friend's house jamming last night, and I was looking through his effects shelf at some of his unused pedals. Among them was the EHX Glove. I had heard that it was good on bass, so I asked to try it out. We both really liked it on my bass, and I offered to buy it. Dude that he is, he said I could just have it for free.

    So now I need to power it. Every spot on my Voodoo Lab Pedal Power has been used. This leads me to the following choices:

    1. Remove the Big Game Bedlam. Both it and the Glove are OCD-based overdrives; do I really need two?

    2. Yes I need two! I want one for low-gain and one for high-gain. I suppose I could always run my tuner on a battery to free up an output on the power supply. It's first in the chain so the battery will be disconnected as long as no instrument is plugged into it.

    3. Then again, my current chorus pedal is 18v, meaning that it takes up two of the spots on the power supply. I could put one of my 9v choruses on there instead (I have a Boss and an Arion).

    4. But I don't like the Boss or Arion as much as the MXR chorus I'm using now. So I could go shopping for a 9v chorus I like as much as the MXR.

    You guys know the shopping is going to win, right?
     
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    I had an Arion digital delay back in the 80's, boy does that bring back memories!

    Don't be so OCD ... I mean about the OCD's ... :D I kid, I kid.

    Yes, definitely shopping is the best solution -- as far as choruses go, I liked the Boss CE-3 because there was a setting where channels A and B would come out in opposite phases if you didn't want to go wet/dry. But I gave mine away a few months ago to a guitarist friend.

    Myself I finally gave up on pedalboards because of all the weirdness that eventually ensued. So now I have one of the classic TC Electronic stereo chorus (SCF) flangers which needs an AC outlet to run and an old style Electric Mistress flanger.

    Why not get the TC Electronic SCF? I got mine off eBay. You can plug into the ac outlet on your Voodoo Labs.
     
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    I've got my Markbass Compressore plugged into that. :)
     
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    Anyway: false alarm.

    I just A/B'd the Glove with the Bedlam, and they're similar enough that I don't want them both on the same board, but different enough that the Bedlam is the clear winner for me.

    That said, the only other OD I have kicking around is a Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive, so I've been using that for guitar. I have to dime everything to get any real juice out of it, and even then it sounds pretty thin when A/B'd with the Glove. So I may hold onto the Glove as a guitar OD. I've been thinking about putting together a modest guitar board. OD, wah, delay. Maybe a compressor. Maybe a fuzz.
     
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    I haven’t considered fuzz or OD on the bass as of yet-

    I have a Boss HM2 and a Vick Audio 73 Ram’s Head for the dirty side of things for guitar.

    This is for when I want creamy dirt on the guitar- the Mesa Boogie 5:25

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    Go to cable this shit way better
    But this is pretty much the gigging board and Bass
     
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    Are those amps Ashdown? Is that a buffer between the Attack Goat and the Boss Flanger?
     
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    Dunlop Bass Wah - 3Leaf Filter- Wounded Paw Fuzz - Korg Tuner - Boss Flanger - Tech21 Chorus - Diamond Comp - Boss Para EQ

    Yes Ashdown 400 Klystron ABM from 1998
    And a 300Watt Valve CMT
     
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    I have Sadowsky preamp which I really like but can't get it to work with the pedal board.

    I will probably swap or sell my Ashdown and EBS Filters
     
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