"Always On" pedal

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  1. a_pidgeon

    a_pidgeon Tele-Meister

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    Compressor. Mine has two compression stages and a dry through. I use it for relatively subtle parallel compression and it's on as long as the amp is.
     
  2. GuitarJonz

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    Interested in the Dyna Comp with tele, can you describe your settings, anjd what it does for your sound? Was thinking of grabbing one for slide, but not sure how to use it non-slide.
     
  3. Rextrade

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    Used to be the Fulltone Fatboost 2. Really sounded great and slightly fattened up my tele pickups. Since I swapped in a p-90 neck and hotter bridge I don’t always have it on. I just got it this week, but the Walrus Messner may be my new always on pedal. I haven’t owned it long enough to know yet though.
     
  4. drlucky

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    I set the volume at 3 o'clock and the sensitivity on 9 o'clock. Adds a bit of clean sustain and shimmer on the Tele.
     
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  5. kafka

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    Does the Belle Epoch have the preamp on the direct signal, or just the repeats? I was under the impression it was just the repeats.
     
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    TC Electronics Dark Matter Distortion, and BOSS DD-5. Both are always on, and I tap the delay tempo to each song.
     
  7. ebb soul

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    TC Arena 'verb.
     
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  8. PigBoy

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    EP Booster with the boost off just to sweeten things a bit.
     
  9. Iago

    Iago Friend of Leo's

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    Compressor (Bearhug Compressor by Jon Patton) with both Tele and Strat for the clean sound only and only when playing live. It provides me that extra bit of consistency. I use a very middle of the way setting.
     
  10. MilwMark

    MilwMark Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    No. I used to. Then I found amps I like. I used to scoff at that statement.
     
  11. dreamingtele

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    My always on pedal is my first stage drive, tumnus deluxe and ep booster..
     
  12. tweedtone

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    I have my Belle Epoch in trails mode so that the EP-style preamp is also on; I have it set for a slight boost.
     
  13. Obsessed

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    Three always on for me nowadays:

    VFE White Horse compressor
    VFE Pinball Tilt EQ
    Subdecay SST reverb on "room"
     
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  14. cigarman513

    cigarman513 Tele-Meister

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  15. CAAD8N8

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    TC Hypergravity compressor to smooth things out and balance the frequencies a bit
     
  16. wrathfuldeity

    wrathfuldeity Tele-Afflicted

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    ehx lpb 2ube for a tube buffered pedal board
     
  17. jman72

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    Hall of Fame reverb (through my 5e3). Unless I'm playing a really crunchy song (like Green Day), then I'll turn it off.
     
  18. 4pickupguy

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    No always on pedals (not counting my preamp pedal or no sound would come out) but my BD-2 is on about 60% of the time. Should I be concerned?
     
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  19. El Tele Lobo

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    For me a Tone City Comp Engine...but i don't keep it set very compressed. Compression is set at like 3 o'clock. Volume and attack at like 1 or 2.

    I also usually leave my TC Electronic Spark Booster on in some capacity. It has a clean boost setting that just fattens up my tone nicely and brings out all the frequencies. Sometimes I switch to the fat boost setting for light overdrive or to stack it with my Mosky Golden Horse.

    I also usually use some kind of delay, but it depends what i'm playing. Mostly variations of slapjack, but sometimes just a little for dimension, other times (rockabilly) a little more and when I'm playing worship stuff and some ambient stuff, I sometimes use cascading delays or stacked delays...and occasionally experiment with longer times or reverse settings.
     
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    Same here, but it's an OD-3 for me.
     
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