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Pedal order

Post by Jacko123 » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:36 pm

Hey guys.

Place these pedals in order. Just wonderin'. This is roughly how mine are placed. Some I don't even have.

Front of amp:
Tuner
Octave pedal
Fuzz pedal
Wah Pedal
Distortion/OD pedals

Effects Loop:

EQ pedal
Chorus
Flanger
Delay
Reverb

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Re: Pedal order

Post by MrMarkIII » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:51 pm

I'd put the Wah after the tuner. It's worth trying Reverb-->Delay-->Chorus-->Flanger for a thicker sound.

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Re: Pedal order

Post by Turumbar82 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 2:23 pm

I would do it this way

Tuner
Octave (you want your octave to receive the cleanest signal possible)
Wah (I like my wah's before any kind of drive)
Od/distortion (I like to put overdrive, distortion, fuzz pedals in order of mildest to most distorted)
Fuzz

in the loop I would do it the same way you have it. The eq will process the sound right out of the send. I think mods should be before delay and reverb and reverb to me should always be last.
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Re: Pedal order

Post by soundchaser59 » Mon Mar 09, 2009 6:44 pm

A/B switch A= to amp, B= to tuner so the tuner is not part of the loop.

compressor
EQ
OD
Trem with clean boost option
Noise Gate with chorus and phase in the pedal's loop, gate goes to amp

amp loop has delay

also have a QTron waiting in the wings, would probably put that after the OD, but might try Trem > QTron just to see what it sounds like.

my apparent noise floor is extremely low this way, easy to record, etc....
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Re: Pedal order

Post by DeFrag » Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:55 am

Check my lengthy post regarding pedal order here:
http://www.bossarea.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4126
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Re: Pedal order

Post by Chris McKinley » Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:02 am

To which I'd want to include a reference to our related conversation on the following thread:

http://forum.grailtone.com/viewtopic.ph ... 49#p228149

Jacko123, the thread I just referenced here includes both DeFrag's excellent educational post on pedals and their order as well as a post of mine on pedal order for those who want to use their amp as the primary distortion engine instead of a pedal. Between them, they should answer just about all your basic questions, but let us know if there's anything you still have questions about. Happy pedalling.

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Re: Pedal order

Post by petejt » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:42 am

Jacko123 wrote:Hey guys.

Place these pedals in order. Just wonderin'. This is roughly how mine are placed. Some I don't even have.

Front of amp:
Tuner
Octave pedal
Fuzz pedal
Wah Pedal
Distortion/OD pedals

Effects Loop:

EQ pedal
Chorus
Flanger
Delay
Reverb

This is how I would place them:

Front of amp:
Tuner pedal
OD pedal
Wah Pedal
Chorus pedal
Fuzz pedal
Octave pedal
EQ pedal
Distortion pedal
Flanger pedal


Effects loop:
Delay
Reverb

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Re: Pedal order

Post by TremoJem » Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:15 am

Great information.
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