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Bypass Looper strip Recommendations

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MilkyMcMilkMilk, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    what looper strip are you chaining your pedals to?
    I'm looking for recommendations on one anywhere from 8 - 10 loops available.
    as well as a master bypass switch.

    Found em here,

    the one however without the master bypass switch is $90 less.
    It can't be that much more work to add the bypass switch.

    Wish I could find a good diy kit for one of these.
  2. jimmybc91


    Oct 8, 2013
    Los Angeles
    Can't go wrong with loop-master! Least from my experience, and my guitarists.

    And about the $90 bucks less, it is actually $40 bucks less and you are also losing the dedicated tuner out. Loop-master lately has been posting deals recently.
  3. I think Road Rage has them in DIY kits.
  4. bkbirge


    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    I've got a loopmaster with an A/B input, 3 loops, and a tuner out, can't remember what I paid for it but it wasn't that bad and it's very useful. Totally passive, you only need power if you want LED's.

    I can't really imagine needing 10 loops. If you need that many you'd be better off going the patchbay route.
  5. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    Yeah that looks awesome.
    I have no experience with a full on looper, used fx loop but just with 1 pedal in it.

    say I have 9 pedals on my board, can I set it up for 5 to go to looper and other 4 are seperate but still chain up and work in the signal? I would think so, if that's the case then I probably could get away with just a 5 or 6 loop pedal to save some money.
  6. bkbirge


    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Unless you have severe arthritis in your ankle or something you don't need nine loops for nine pedals. Surely you have some chains that are 2 or more pedals that you almost never use in any other order? That's one loop right there. To mod that particular loop just tap on the individual pedal.
  7. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    Good point, that makes sense.
    I like where this is going. much cheaper possibilities than I initially thought.
  8. Yeah. You don't necessarily need one loop per pedal. The ones I was looking at had between 1 and 3. It definitely expands your options. You can pop on etsy and search for bypass looper and you'll find a ton. Nosepedal, Saturnworks, etc. Walrus Audio make some nice looking and expensive ones. But really you just need utility in most cases. And there's always DIY.
  9. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    Thanks for the heads up MMQ

    I'm thinking a 4 loop looper ought to do me.
    I don't need this, just something kind of fun, turn on multiple pedals
    at the same time and what not.
  10. Basshappi


    Feb 12, 2007
    I have a Loop-Master and a Loooper and both are very well made.
    Loop/bypass pedals come up in the classifieds from time to time as well.