3 pedals in 3 weeks

Discussion in 'The Effect effect' started by HazyPurple, Oct 7, 2021.

  1. HazyPurple

    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    Somebody help me!

    In the early days of me playing guitar I felt I needed and bought lots of pedals.

    But after spending X amount of cash on pedals I realized all I needed is an half descent valve amp, or two. That would be cheaper than the pedals that I purchased (that's a jest, almost)

    During the current global crisis I sold pretty much all of them for a good price and just used two little Blackstar amps, for home use.

    The new pedals are gain based pedals which I am enjoying, so far, and don't want to fall back into the pedal rabbit hole.

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    My question is;

    Do I really need an analogue delay pedal that I'm gassing for???
     
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  2. stormsedge

    stormsedge Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    There are those able to happily do everything they want without pedals...and there are those with rows of pedals running direct through an amp emulation, equally as happy.

    The rest of us reside somewhere in the middle. A delay pedal seems a reasonable and useful addition. I wouldn't feel bad about adding one. ((Says the guy with two full pedal boards and a third in the chaos of construction, and many amps)).
     
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    EC Strat Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    How is that Fender pedal? I’ve been interested in those but they’re huge
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    I here you. Simple is what I want, not complex where I need a pedal assistant to help me out whilst playing.
     
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  5. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    More than you will ever need those three...
     
  6. HazyPurple

    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    They give your clean a nice boost with some eq. Or refine your dirt.

    Battery change is just a magnetic flap rather than find a screw driver.

    We do live in a nano world now but Engager Booster is near boss pedal size, just a bit taller from the floor
     
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    CigBurn Total Hack

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    I really like nano sized pedals.. my feet aren't as thrilled.

    To the question of when enough is enough, I don't think there's an answer that doesn't involve buying at least one more.
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    The voice of reason... erm... keyboard of reason.

    Thanks
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    I'm only after a reasonably priced analogue delay. I can't be bothered with massive delay pedals that will take me ten years to master. Maybe I'll be in my box before then
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon

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    I'm using a £25 Cuvave off Amazon. It does the job.

     
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    EC Strat Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Can’t tell you how many times I’ve punched the phaser while turning off the tuner Takes a second or two to figure out what’s going on - everyone’s looking at you LOLOL
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    Couldn't get one of those, unfortunately :(

    I'm gonna roll with this (£26.99 free post) and takes a battery!

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    I haven't been in my K-hole since my 20's :confused:

    Did sell a EHX no.1 echo in my pedal clear out. Digital isn't my bag.

    Thanks man :thumb:
     
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    Stratoman10 Dr. Stratster Silver Member

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    For awhile I thought I wanted a lot of pedals. Then I realized all I wanted was a good delay, chorus, and sometimes reverb, all stereo. And one amp likes a compressor sometimes
     
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    66outlaw Strat-Talk Member

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    I really do enjoy having a delay pedal. I just dig the spacey vibe it creates. Really helps the creative juice flow.

    BTW... How do you like the Crayon? Saw that demoed the other day by one of my fave guitarists, Chris Buck. He had lots of good things to say about it.
     
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    This is the Danelectro Dan Echo pedal I use. Bought in the '90s. It's a big tank, but I like it. This is a random demo I found on YT. I use this pedal in a similar fashion. Lots of fun...
     
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    If your Gassing for something, means you want it so go ahead pull the trigger :thumb:
     
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    That engager boost is phenomenal. Endless gain and amazingly clean eq. Fantastic as a boost for vintage amps...or any really...and the eq almost never sounds bad. If I had to keep only one pedal it would be the engage boost. I'm engaged to it.
     
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    SIngles Forever Strat-O-Master

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    and yes, you DO need an analog delay. Everyone does. Its killer.
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    I really dig the crayon, has good flexibility due to the eq and has plenty of gain to play around with.

    For the price range it's fantastic imo
     
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    HazyPurple Without stress... my life would be empty Silver Member

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    One amp with compressor, that's not a Fender sidekick made in Taiwan solid state late '80's abomination is it?

    Man those amps are bad, as in bad, not good bad.

    They need a compressor or left in the attic with my other unsaleable garbage