1. Welcome to TalkBass, the Premier Bass Player Community and Information Source. Register a FREE Account to post and unlock tons of features!

Curved pedal boards?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Caca de Kick, Mar 12, 2014.


  1. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    Do curved pedal board cases exist from any company? Or even a boomerang shaped ones?
    I do a lot of singing and would much rather have my (8 or 9) pedals positioned better/tighter next to the mic stand.
    I've seen the dogbone (kinda small), but I'd rather it be an actual hard case with removable lid.

    I figure I'll probably have to build my own board/case, but my singer who's a former cabinet builder thinks that will be a real PITA task, which a 3-angle boomerang will probably be what I'll have to make. I just don't have time for projects.
     
  2. Sponsored by:

  3. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS * Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
  4. MightyMiloQuinn

    MightyMiloQuinn Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2012
    Concord, NH
  5. TaySte_2000

    TaySte_2000

    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    I had a boomerang shaped one in the past, was a nice idea but didn't work in practice you end up with a lot of wasted space.

    Best way is 3 PT Mini or Nanos ;) or depending on your needs 3 Grande's
     
  6. Maybe just make your own board whatever shape you want then just find a case it'll fit in. One of the drummers i used to jam with used a huge skb keyboard case for his hardware.
     
  7. 8strings0hair

    8strings0hair

    Jan 28, 2011
    Jersey City
    The curved board is a nice idea. But a curved case wouldn't be practical. You wouldn't be able to stack it easily, rest it on its side, etc...
    You're better off getting a curved board (ala Holeyboards) and put it inside a classic rectangular hard case.
     
  8. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    All great idea fellas!

    Yeah this is what I had in mind;

    [​IMG]

    or even;

    [​IMG]

    Oh yeah, I'm afraid of that possibly happening too! I'm hoping if the dimensions aren't gargantuan, it *should* still pack okay in the back of the band's truck.
     
  9. There's a familiar shape! ;)
     
  10. newbold

    newbold

    Sep 21, 2008
    Toronto
    If you can find an Ikea GORM shelf, find the corner shelves and a straight piece.

    3 rectangular boards hooked up with leads between should be a decent enough project/acquisition with little hassle.
     
  11. Bow case will fix ya up!

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Room for mods to make it work...

    [​IMG]
     
  13. To save weight....

    [​IMG]
     
  14. vegas532

    vegas532 Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    Claremont, CA.
    +1 :D
     



Share This Page