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Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by non, Apr 30, 2019.
Japanese OC-2 so I believe that's early 80's? Also have a 80's BF-2.
I've never been a big pedal guy, but I've had my boss tuner since around '95 and the BDDI since 2002. The Broughton hpf/lpf is less than a year old and the best addition I could imagine..I finally had to make a pedalboard..lol. I really want one of the new black Boss tuners though..
One for stopping, one for releasing the clutch. I employ no others.
If you mean oldest in the sense of the amount of years I have owned it (not so much the year it was originally manufactured) then it will be my Boss TU-3 chromatic tuner pedal. I don't use a lot of effects and pedals honestly. I'd like to get more into them if there is ever a reason though if not to just experiment a bit.
My Korg tuning pedaj. I bought it somewhere between 2001-2005 and it still works fine.
Ebs multicomp always on for many years.
Have you tried one? I ask because I had one and couldn't see the point . . . YMMV.
Like many others, my tuner pedal is my longest serving pedal. Bought my Boss TU-2 in 2006. Besides that, it’s a Fuzzrocious Grey Stache that I bought in 2016. Never left my board since.
My Boss LM2-B looks to be about the same age as the OP's chorus pedal:
This one isn't mine [I was too lazy to pull mine out and photograph it but they all look the same ]. Can't remember how long I've had it but it's the best 25 bucks I've spent in a long time. #2 would be my TC tuner. Can't go wrong with a good tuner.
BTW, if you're interestwed, here's what Ovnilab has to say about the LM2-B: Boss LM-2B
I don't believe my Volt Thrower has left my board since I got it off the classifieds here in 2015.
I have an old Korg handheld-style tuner, too... had it since the late 80s/early 90s... great tuner! I recently picked up a used Korg Pitchblack pedal, which is KILLER. The only thing it doesn't have that I wished it did is the built-in mic. Yeah, no doubt that Korg tuners are truly fantastic.
interesting looking no name pedalboard!
Hang on to that. You don't see many of them around anymore--and they've virtually stopped appearing on e-bay.
I'm glad I got one when they first came out.
When I play guitar I use an always-on DOD FX-82B bass compressor that I picked up in a pawn shop for $20 in the mid 90s. The foot switch has never worked in the time I’ve had it but it sounds great in front of a semi-clean Peavey solid-state amp, so it’s always on anyway.
The guitarist in my current band gave me one of those plastic Ibanez CP-5 “Soundtank” compressor pedals, which I think is from the early 90s, and it works well too. It bumps the low mids and attenuates the highs a little more than the DOD.
Ha! Thanks. Most of the pedals are reasonably common (for TB, anyway) but have either been rehoused or simply stripped and redecorated: Polytope, Dispatch Master, Octabass, TurboTuner, Blackeye Effects Palmetto Boost (currently replaced with a SS/BS Mini overdrive), Fuzzrocious Demon, Grey Stache, and just a basic bypass looper that Fuzzrocious built in the last box.
So Anyway, I've also got a Zoom 506 and it still works.... also still have the 'Expression' pedal that goes with it.
I used mine as a practice amp with headphones so I wouldn't disturb the family.
Now I have it set up by my workbench and use it for tuning when I change strings. It's really underused.
The oldest pedals I use are (oldest to newest): Ibanez FP-777 Flying Pan (1976), Boss PS-3 (1994), Way Huge Saffron Squeeze (May, 1997), and Way Huge Purple Platypus (July, 1997).
The PS-3 is the only one that goes to shows with me, but the others I use when recording whenever the project calls for it (more often than not).
The pedal I have owned the LONGEST though is my Korg Pitchblack Tuner. Bought it new in 2008.
Boss tu3 I think I got it for Christmas in 2007ish.
I noticed that also I keep mine in a loop
MXR envelope filter, bought in '83
Still have the box, manual and receipt.
And it's still my favorite pedal.
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