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Pedalboard weight

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Schimmy, Dec 3, 2013.


  1. Schimmy

    Schimmy

    Jul 5, 2012
    Just a simple question after i got my board set.

    How much does your board weight?

    I've came across a 66 lbs monster, and despite loving every pedal, not feasible for me to carry it around.
     
  2. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    elsewhere
    23.4 lbs. I can't believe I just weighed my pedalboard :D

    66 lbs! Holy cow. :eek:
     
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  4. 0 lbs. i don't use pedals. LoL
     
  5. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
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    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    Glad you came to the effects forum to let us know you don't use pedals.

    I estimate mine at around 5-6 lbs.
     
  6. Schimmy

    Schimmy

    Jul 5, 2012
    Yes, 30 kg = 66 lbs.

    I think i have a problem. I mean, i see lots of big boards around here, and i was amazed that everybody carried such heavy boards around. Got mine for a week or so and i want to split it in half.

    Estimatives are just fine! No need to weight it, but people will start getting curious. :D
     
  7. okTem

    okTem

    Jul 15, 2008
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Schimmy how many pedals do you have on your board?? How much does the board weight it self?
     
  8. FronTowardEnemy

    FronTowardEnemy Bottom Feeder Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2006
    Plainfield Illinois
    Mines around 20 pounds. Pedal Train PT2.
     
  9. MonkeyBass

    MonkeyBass

    Mar 22, 2009
    Denver, CO
    Mine's gotta be close to 50 or 60 pounds.
     
  10. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    Knoxville
    I've actually wondered this. I had a PTJr for a bit and just didn't like the weight when it was filled up, so I try to keep the gigging boards to 5 pedals or less. Guesstimate my main board is around [del]7 lbs[/del]. EDIT: huh, after seeing the pic below, my Nano can't be over 5 lbs. Maybe my plywood version is.
     
  11. shrigg

    shrigg Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Traverse City, MI
  12. shrigg

    shrigg Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Traverse City, MI
    Please post a picture of this beast!
     
  13. good question. I did a few gigs with a soundscape-y band recently and the bag with all the pedals (no board) weighed almost as much as my 1x12 Avatar cab. Not really fun in crowded public transport.

    I am down to 6 pedals now, with the main offender in terms of weight (Whammy) replaced by a Pog. Probably 10-12 lbs or so now?
     
  14. Well I am currently researching pedals for use as I'm not completely closed minded to the use of effects. :)
     
  15. Over the years mine has gone up and down from none to rack loads.

    Right now its only 1lbs (Boss CS-3).

    But it may grow again soon (tuner and board).
     
  16. spaz21387

    spaz21387

    Feb 25, 2008
    Portland oregon
    estimating mine at 5-7 pounds. I run 3 pedals. Korg pitchblack tuner A fuzz wren and cuff pickle pie b or a blackout musket, And my wireless reciever if you can count that as a pedal...
     
  17. Nope, but it counts as weight. ;)
     
  18. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    I'd guess between 5-10 lbs. I've got a PT Mini...
     
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    About 7-8 pounds.

    It's residing in a backpack thanks to impending cane-use post knee surgery

    :)
     
  20. I've got an SKB PS-45 board, which by itself is 23 lbs.:rollno: With pedals, its probably hitting somewhere around 35 lbs. Roland gr-20, SA MWBD2, OC-2, filtertwin, tlc, tc flashback, SA exp pedal. I did have an m9 and a morley tm stevens wah on it. I'm trimming back now, before my back trims me!:bag:
     
  21. avvie

    avvie

    Oct 12, 2010
    Maui, HI
    25.5 lbs. Sheesh.
     



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