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What was your first pedal?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Big_Bend, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Wrong-Note Rod

    Wrong-Note Rod Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Mar 4, 2009
    +1 to the Zoom Power drive.

  2. IggyT

    IggyT Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 21, 2008
    morley power wah

    which I used like a treble booster...then a year or so later an EHX Big Muff

  3. SpiderWeb

    SpiderWeb Friend of Leo's

    I remember Lafayette Radio Electronics. My first stereo amplifier was a Lafayette...

    My first and to date only pedal was an MXR Distortion+...that was about 1975 (it was sold with all of my guitar equipment somewhere around 1981...). I'm currently looking at getting some kind of overdrive pedal and some kind of tremolo pedal...

  4. dmarg1045

    dmarg1045 Friend of Leo's

    Oct 28, 2006
    Back in the 60's I bought an original Vox Tonebender, which disappeared long ago. I also had an original Arbiter Fuzzface which I bought in England in 1969 for the equivalent of, oh, 15 bucks. I sold that to a former guitar teacher of mine. Oh well...

  5. The Malocaster

    The Malocaster TDPRI Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Saratoga NY
    my first pedal was a vox wah pedal. couple days later i got a fulltone fulldrive 2 mosfet. this was two weeks ago =D

  6. hotraman

    hotraman Tele-Holic

    Mar 17, 2007
    Camas, WA
    Boss CE 1 chorus pedal... made famous by the Police and others. I still have it, but its "retired."

  7. coldwar1977

    coldwar1977 Tele-Meister

    Jul 28, 2011
    DOD FX59 Trash Master. At the time I thought it sounded really BRUTAL ;-)

  8. Swampash&Tweed

    Swampash&Tweed Friend of Leo's

    Jun 22, 2011
    South Florida
    Wow. Thats a Good question I never thought about!

    Probably my Dunlop Jimi Wah. Its so old its still got the whole Dunlop line of pedals printed on the back plate!

  9. jefcon1

    jefcon1 Tele-Meister

    Apr 29, 2009
    Wake Forest, NC
    1st was a DOD Envelope Filter/440 (Blue) 1980. It broke after a few months and its probably(hopefully) still in my parents attic.
    2nd was an Ibanez TS-808 1980. I don't want to talk about that one.

  10. Weaselcoon

    Weaselcoon Tele-Meister

    May 23, 2011

  11. regularslinky

    regularslinky Tele-Holic

    Jul 22, 2004
    Late 70's - EH Big Muff Pi. I used with my Maya Strat copy and my little transistor practice amp - when the neighbors called to complain they thought I had taken up trumpet!

  12. eMGee

    eMGee Friend of Leo's

    Me, too.

    Lent it to a friend, never got it back.

  13. Rhubarb Red

    Rhubarb Red Tele-Meister

    Jun 14, 2007
    Tube Screamer TS-808. Bought it in 1981.

    Sold it last year for a very good price. :lol:

    I must confess, I never understood the hype about this pedal, to me it was (and still is) just a good OD-pedal, not more.


  14. Oakville Dave

    Oakville Dave Friend of Leo's

    Boos TU-2 tuner. Absolutely mandatory if you're gigging! :)

  15. forfunk49

    forfunk49 Tele-Meister

    Nov 30, 2010
    Brantford, Ontario
    Mine was definitely a Dunlop Wah. Just the standard model. Started this whole mess!

  16. voodoo tele

    voodoo tele Tele-Meister

    Sep 30, 2009
    mxr distortion + i bought new in "80"for 40 bucks.Man have times changed!!!

  17. CarbonToe

    CarbonToe Tele-Meister

    Oct 22, 2010
    Shoreham-by-Sea, UK
    Dan Electro Cool Cat Transparent Overdrive (v1), ended up selling all my Cool Cats as I could never get on with the stacked knobs that faced away from you.

  18. Enot

    Enot TDPRI Member

    Mar 22, 2011
    Digitech Screamin' Blues. Sold it after a year of playing.

  19. notyalcer

    notyalcer Tele-Meister

    Nov 6, 2005
    Yamaha FL-10 MII Flanger. Seduced by the wildness of the effect and it had the most knobs, the sales guy really tried to steer me to a chorus pedal. Quickly tired of it. Still have it, still no use for it.

  20. jimbach

    jimbach Tele-Holic

    Mar 14, 2007
    Columbus OH
    MXR Distortion+

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