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Official "Love my pedalboard" thread

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by scubaduba, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. scubaduba

    scubaduba Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
    Do you love you pedalboard configuration? Love it so much you don't GAS for more or different pedals? Post your config. I'll start. I'm super happy with my setup. I think I'm GAS free... Is that even possible???

    Pedaltrain Junior
    T-Rex Fuel Tank Junior
    Korg Pitchblack
    Zeibek Submarine Designer preamp
    FEA Growler
    Lizard Legs Blue Tail clean boost

  2. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I have a custom board coming so sir I will be back I'm meeting the builder on Tuesday and I'm bringing my pedals to get everything worked out it's like moving into a new house I like your board very nice and neat and I see you have one of my former favorite pedals the growler.
  3. Gadgetjunky


    Aug 9, 2011
    I think I have reached the end of GAS, for now anyway. What I have now will take me a long time to totally explore.
  4. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Take that back sir you will never reach the end and how dare you tease us to the fact that there is an end :)
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  5. Gadgetjunky


    Aug 9, 2011
    for now. You are correct, there is no "end" and I'm ok with that. I enjoy working on the rig. That said, I may have all the pedals I need for now, but I will shuffle the order and re-route wires at a drop-of-a-hat. It's my passion.
  6. Bassmike62

    Bassmike62 GAS resistance is utterly futile... Supporting Member

    Here's wot I got at this time. Chain sig'ed. GAS is pretty much over in the tuner, comp, octave, phaser, chorus and preamp/DI departments. Disclaimer: I use effects as seasonning more than anything else, except for the occassional cover requiring dirty bass (Song 2 being one of them). LMB-3 and SansAmp are the only always-on pedals.

    There's nothing exotic about Boss's TU-2 and LMB-3, but they get it done without bitching, and the tuner also provides a mute switch, which is not only useful for tuning.

    The BSW.... what have I not said about it yet. It's a great octave pedal and can be used as a filter if needed. Heck, there's even some synthy fuzz in that thing !

    I absolutely love the phaser and chorus pedals. They are as warm as I ever had and they sound fabulous, separately or together. They make for a great combination, particularly for slapping. The chorus is even better with some light-to-med OD.

    As for the PBDDI, having 3 presets is a precious asset, I don't ever see myself playing without this pedal. I think it is my first real effect pedal I purchased as a bass player. First love...

    As for the iffies...

    I like the Q-Tron, but the best sound I found is in bandpass and lacks too much low-end to be used in band context. I'm still tweaking it (internal pot included) and hopefully will find something to settle on. But I have been fantasizing about other filters (EHX Enigma, 3Leaf Audio Proton, Ibanez AW-7...), so I can't say I'm settled.

    Dirt: The Digitech is a recent arrival and so far, I like what I hear, but the real test will be with my 215 cab next week-end. I bought it 'cause I like the idea of getting more than one tone out of a pedal I will occasionnally use (same as with the BSW). Other dirt pedal have been disappointing for me.

    I love my board and am getting to the point I want to be, but a bit of work remains to be done.
  7. This is my chain at the moment.


    PBass -> Boss Chromatic Tuner, Aguilar Filter Twin, Aguilar TLC Compressor, EHX Bass Big Muff, EHX Octave Multiplexer -> GenzBenz Shuttlemax 12.0 -> Barefaced Bass Super12 and Compact
  8. DethByDoom


    Sep 23, 2012
    korg pitch black- original bass balls- aphex punch factory-bass big muff-fulltone bass driver-ehx small clone-ehx stereo pulsar- MXR carbon copy- sans amp b.d.d.i. Cables on pedal board are George L's and use two This1isMyne buffers.

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  9. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    I agree Gadget I'm so proud of myself I turned down getting three pedals I really have everything I need I just sold my Nimbus a pedal I love but didn't need and I sold my Empress Para Eq a pedal that I really loved but it's overkill
  10. caeman

    caeman The Root Master

    Sep 17, 2008
    If your board goes unchanged for 12 months, then you say you are GAS-free.
  11. Gadgetjunky


    Aug 9, 2011
    12 months, I was proud of my 6 month stretch, haha. Of course I've started over, have a few more wirings and dual locks to finish before restarting the clock.
  12. Gadgetjunky


    Aug 9, 2011
    oops, look at my signature. That would be GAS, but there aren't any to be found ANYWHERE!! It's crazy.
  13. scottfeldstein

    scottfeldstein Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    West Bend, Wisconsin
    Nearly there! I just need to ditch the expression pedal and get a VT bass or another bass driver DI. And then I'll be good. Seriously. For reals.

  14. bubbastain


    Oct 1, 2012
    Just put this together. Gonna build some new patch cables soon. The Delaylab rocks bigtime for bass and guitar. VT stays on. Green Screamer is cool but will likely give up it's place when funds permit a Verellen Big Spider fuzz. Locking Neutrik jacks on back connect the Delaylab to effects loop on amp. Currently powered by OneSpot and daisy chain. Voodoo lab pedal power ISO-5 coming soon also.

  15. scubaduba

    scubaduba Supporting Member

    Dec 23, 2003
    Maybe I really am GAS free... My first post in this thread was from November, 2012. And as of November, 2014 my pedalboard remains unchanged. Two years...
  16. My board consists of a custom fuzz pedal (fuzzrocious grey stache, 2 circuits in one box) a phaser and a holy grail reverb. I have other pedals but that's all I use on bass. Sometimes I add a DD-3 when I need echo. It does everything I ask of it, which isn't much. But I am GASing for new stuff, just not having money is the crux.
    Plus my Amp is terrible.
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2014
  17. scottfeldstein

    scottfeldstein Supporting Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    West Bend, Wisconsin
    Look how much mine has changed since I posted above. ImageUploadedByTalkBass1417129249.325437.
  18. NoxNoctus

    NoxNoctus The Crushinator

    May 9, 2004
    Annapolis, MD
    I'm set. I've been scouring the boards for a while now looking for one more "man I really want that" and, there's a few that have my interest piqued, but my board is for the first time in a while completely locked. Nothing coming*, nothing going. Only eventual add-on will be the SA Delay coming next year, and possibly the Solemate MIDI Switcher.


    *Ultimate Drive MIGHT get swapped for a IdiotBox fuzz. Not sure. I'm not "in need" of anything though for the first time in a while!
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  19. Proton Lenny

    Proton Lenny Supporting Member

    Apr 24, 2006
    Portland Oregon
    Was gas free for a long time, then I had a few ideas. Let to this iteration. I'm really enjoying it. Still crave a few things for fun every now and then, but not enough to buy/try or move stuff off of this setup yet!


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  20. I'm pretty much GAS-free with my setup. This is the only pic of my board on my phone:). Under my bass tech, you'll see a Zoom B9, Bass Big Muff, OC-2 octave, and just out of view is a TU-3 tuner. It's all powered by an ISO-5 (under aforementioned bass tech). Edit: the board itself is custom NYC board. ImageUploadedByTalkBass1417139453.955769.
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2014
  21. nshuman


    Sep 4, 2012
    Montreal, Qc, Canada
    Partner - CCP Pedals
    Easy to say when you have THAT board. :)
  22. BazzTard

    BazzTard Banned

    I bought a Boss ME50B when I got into bass again.

    it's got everything I need right?

    Then recently I bought ONE Mooer mini pedal,and another,then a pedalboard case, then 3 more Mooers.

    So,......WHY did I just buy an MXR M87 Compressor?

    I know what's next, a Chorus, then a PedalTrain.......and a power supply......

    dang those Source Audio pedals look nice......
  23. You suffering from amnesia?