Four is the perfect amount of pedals but...

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  1. blackguts

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    ...wall wart daisy-chains always have five spots.
     
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    Thats because there is always one more pedal...
     
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    I've decided "one" is the perfect amount of pedals
     
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    If pedals were petals and you were in love you might want five.
     
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    I generally use 4 and a tuner so the 5th one is obviously for the tuner ;)
     
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    For the TU-3 tuner pedal...
     
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    You need that 5th pedal so that last daisy chain spot doesn't short out your whole board. :)
     
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    For the extension to four more pedals.
     
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    Or some insulation tape...
     
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    Why doesn't Boss make a bcb-30 with four spots?
     
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    I thought that daisy chain would stop me, but then I just bought another one, so I now have 9 spots available. The really stupid part is that they're all powering OD pedals, 'cause I get all my other effects from my amp. It's just that I like one OD best with one guitar, but another one with another guitar, etc. But, I also have another one spot which is only powering a looper right now, but you've got me thinking..............................
     
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    Korg's 'Hatsune Miku' pedal?

    That's why.

    Everyone needs one oddball pedal...
     
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    Oh man, they JUST got these in on amazon Japan! SO tempted. It has everything I need and nothing I don’t. I have enough in the piggy bank. I was saving for a 25th anniversary trip, but my wife doesn’t know that...
     
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    I found one used, and JUMPED on it. Glad I did
     
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    Better cut that one extra one off or you'll end up like me. My power supply has 12.....
     
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    What do they go for used?
     
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    I've only ever seen one available used. I got mine for about 80 dollars less (shipped) than what you can get one for new
     
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    That's what a short piece of rubber hose is for.
     
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    They don't all have 5. I have some that have 3, 7 or 9, also one that has 2. Interesting that most are odd numbers.
     
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    all this talk is making me want to throw my pedal board together but I've been quite content with an OD in front of an amp for a while.
     
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