Where do you get bass pedals??

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Neil Folkard, Mar 1, 2024.

  1. Neil Folkard

    Neil Folkard

    Nov 24, 2016
    Hello. I'm in a prog band, and the BL has on more than one occasion suggested to me, about getting bass pedals. I'm neither opposed, nor in love with the idea and I'm willing to try it.

    Where would I find some foot activated pedals that work simply and well, but don't cost (nor weigh), a ton?
  2. joel the bass player

    joel the bass player Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2000
    Omaha, NE
    Try the classifieds here.
  3. WG Plum

    WG Plum

    Apr 9, 2021
    Yep, TB classifieds are a great place to start.
  4. Killing Floor

    Killing Floor Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2020
    Austin, TX
    On my floor, in my closet, under my desk, behind my amp, in bins in the garage, on the counter top and on my boards.
  5. ThunderV

    ThunderV Is getting yelled at by his cat!!

    Mar 26, 2007
    Medina, OH
    What are you looking for? Lots of types of pedals that do different things. In my opinion the most useful????? Compression.......Tuner...........depending on the type of music that you play, maybe an overdrive.
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  6. guitarflinger

    guitarflinger Not all who wander are lost Supporting Member

    Oct 19, 2013
    Front Range, Colorado
    Sweetwater has a good, varied supply
  7. Slade N

    Slade N Supporting Member

    May 28, 2005
    portland, or
    Are you asking about effect pedals to change the sound or bass pedals to play low bass tones like an organ?
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  8. Neil Folkard

    Neil Folkard

    Nov 24, 2016
    (hopefully) modern Progressive rock. I'm sure, in the BL's mind he wants to hear massive, booming bass pedals, ala 70s era Genesis.
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  9. Neil Folkard

    Neil Folkard

    Nov 24, 2016
    The second part; bass pedals to play low bass tones like an organ.
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  11. Talkbass ,the Gear Page ,Reverb and Action Sound in Hawkins,Texas..... Sweetwater
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    MYLOWFREQ Supporting Member

    May 13, 2011
    I buy used from:

    eBay, Reverb, Music Go Round, Craigslist, and of course TB.
  13. Gearhead17

    Gearhead17 Supporting Member

    May 4, 2006
    Mount Prospect, IL
    Sweetwater, TB Classifieds, Guitar Center, and so on. Before buying anything, make sure to listen to demos on youtube of that pedal and get an idea of what you are trying to achieve tone wise. You need to be focused, otherwise this will be an overwhelming and expensive experience.
  14. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Denver, CO
    Or the OC-5 which is officially 2 better
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  15. Smooth_bass88

    Smooth_bass88 vaxx!

    Oct 31, 2006
    Western Hemisphere
    What do you mean by pedals?
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  17. GodsLove66


    Sep 15, 2013
    What is your budget? Guitar Center seems to have decent deals on Moog Taurus 3s when they’re in stock!!! And they are EASILY the most capable and worth it if the Taurus line.
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  18. Neil Folkard

    Neil Folkard

    Nov 24, 2016
    Sorry, I guess I didn't make things clear enough in the post. I have lots of bass pedals, what I meant was the taurus moog type, low, rumbling foot activated pedals. Is there any modern equivalent that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2024
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  19. Neil Folkard

    Neil Folkard

    Nov 24, 2016
    Haha. Whoa. I will ask him that.
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