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Pedalboard weight

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


  1. Schimmy

    Schimmy

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    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 Non Serviam Supporting Member

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    23.4 lbs. I can't believe I just weighed my pedalboard :D

    66 lbs! Holy cow. :eek:
     
  3. DeadZeriousBass

    DeadZeriousBass

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    0 lbs. i don't use pedals. LoL
     
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Glad you came to the effects forum to let us know you don't use pedals.

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

    Schimmy

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    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

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    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

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    Mines around 20 pounds. Pedal Train PT2.
     
  9. MonkeyBass

    MonkeyBass

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    Mine's gotta be close to 50 or 60 pounds.
     
  10. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

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    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

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  12. shrigg

    shrigg Supporting Member

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    Please post a picture of this beast!
     
  13. theretheyare

    theretheyare

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    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. DeadZeriousBass

    DeadZeriousBass

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    Well I am currently researching pedals for use as I'm not completely closed minded to the use of effects. :)
     
  15. Joe Louvar

    Joe Louvar

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    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

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    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. Joe Louvar

    Joe Louvar

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    Nope, but it counts as weight. ;)
     
  18. Dave W

    Dave W Previously bassgod0dmw Supporting Member

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    I'd guess between 5-10 lbs. I've got a PT Mini...
     
  19. Bluedevilxx

    Bluedevilxx

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    About 7-8 pounds.

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

    :)
     
  20. voodoobassist

    voodoobassist

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    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

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    25.5 lbs. Sheesh.
     

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