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If you had to pick one fx brand for all your needs

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Horsefighter, Sep 19, 2015.

  1. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Roland/Boss.
    Runner Up, TC.
    It's Bang Per Buck vs. Bucks
    Both are great sounding, bulletproof and versatile.
    One's stupid cheap for the value, the other costs what it's worth.
    I ain't got loot to burn.
     
  2. songtalk

    songtalk Friend of Leo's

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    Another mainstream aficionado here.

    Boss would be my choice. They have a lot of different effects that sound really good for cheap.

    I currently only use one Boss pedal and that is an 80s black label BF2 flanger. I will never get rid of that pedal and if one day I suddenly had to sell all my expendive pedals for cheap boss cuter parts I wouldn't be heartbroken.
     
  3. therealfindo

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    I've got more tc electronic than anything else.. A good balance of quality and value.
     
  4. MGibson

    MGibson Tele-Meister

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    TC or Electro Harmonix

    TC has really cool, well built stuff that always seems to be what I am looking for, EH has some quirk that I really like.

    Flip a coin.
     
  5. e44crowe

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    Not my favorite brand for each type of pedal but they have whatever you need, they're reliable and easily available... Boss.
     
  6. thecornman

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    Boss is still best to me and what I use mostly!
     
  7. Anode100

    Anode100 Friend of Leo's

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    What madness is this?

    Next you'll be asking us to whittle it down to one Guitar! One!

    p.s. looking at my current board, probably BOSS...
     
  8. Jimmy Dean

    Jimmy Dean Friend of Leo's

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    Catalinbread is my fave. I have the Karma Suture, SFT, Callisto, Echorec, Belle Epoch & Talisman. I believe that covers gain, modulation & time based very nicely. I also like Subdecay & Mr Black. All my pedals are locally made here in Portland, OR.
     
  9. mattyboy

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    MXR / Way Huge. It's all one company, right?
     
  10. FenderBender10

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    Portland sure produces some great pedals! I'm anxious to try out the new Mr. Black ambience.
     
  11. codamedia

    codamedia Poster Extraordinaire

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    Easy, that would be a "Tele"....:lol:
     
  12. jdaunt

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    Since 3 of the 6 pedals on my board are TC, i'd have to go with them.
     
  13. Guitarteach

    Guitarteach Doctor of Teleocity

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    In order:

    - Boss - good value, wide range of fx , very reliable
    - MXR - like their MicroAmp that I've used for lots of years
    - Fulltone - only have the OCD but they seem very well made and happy to get more

    Cranked most any sound pretty similar. IME
     
  14. sclitheroe

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    Boss or Catalinbread for me.

    Boss is the epitome of rugged, consistent, predictable and broad spectrum pedals.

    Catalinbread is, in my opinion, one of, if not the best, boutique builders going right now - they are doing original, high quality, stuff. They've got a good sense of how their stuff works together and complements each other. And they are able to develop and go to market on the digital and analog sides.
     
  15. Jimmy Dean

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    Here's my best of Portland board.
     

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  16. Horsefighter

    Horsefighter Tele-Meister

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    Thats funny! We all know great players often use one for an entire show! And no pedals even :eek: :)
     
  17. acstorfer

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    I'm gonna go with Keeley. Great quality. Great variety. Keeley has all of the bases covered, compression, overdrive, modulation.
     
  18. pete-strych

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    Electro Harmonix EHX...they make several options of just about every type of effect you can imagine. They have pedals in just about every price range. Not to mention all of their crazy & unique stomp boxes. Their nano pedals have one knob, while their complex pedals have lots of knobs to twist & spin.
     
  19. Chiogtr4x

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    I go back and forth between Boss/Barber/MXR/MHP/GFS for my dirt pedals (I just choose 1-2 max for gigs), but everything else since the mid '90's has been Boss- they sound great, last forever and were cheap!
     
  20. Mr. Lumbergh

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    I'd go BYOC and put 'em together myself.
     
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