My 15 dollar (pedal) board

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  1. dreamingtele

    dreamingtele Friend of Leo's

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    I sold my whole rig as Ive fallen to hard times a couple of months ago. Nothing left except my guitar.

    And just recently I was able to slightly recover from my losses and build my whole “budget conscious” rig for an upcoming audition. Looked and hunted affordable pedals (but effective) until I found someone selling it for the cheapest price.

    But my board is somewhere in the postal system black hole. And its been 4 weeks since I ordered it from Aliexpress. My audition is in three days and I have no board, got desperate and remembered, I’m eyeing this exact board to put in our bathroom shower to make it a bit nicer looking. Went to the home store and it was 70% off storewide, so voila.

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    Looks great!
     
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    Thanks!

    Its Teak, so that adds a lot of warmth and depth to my tone.
     
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    Looks good. Should last longer than the pine versions and looks a lot nicer too.
     
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  5. dreamingtele

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    I dont know if I want to move to my “incoming” pedal board now. It looks nice to me, though a bit cheap, but its perfect to my budget conscious mind.
     
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    I like it. We've got a board like that in our shower room... I wonder if she'll notice...
     
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    That looks great. If you hadn't said otherwise, I would guess it was a boutique guitar pedal board made specially for you by some bearded artisan dude for no less than £300.

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    Paint it black
     
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    Built something similar using pine slats from Home Depot cut to size and screwed together

    Works great and is really light weight.

    Put a bunch of $20-$30 mini pedals (mostly Donner) on it. Surprisingly how good some of those pedals sound. There are a couple if put on a blessed that was not meant to be budget conscious.
     
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    I was looking at some very similar pine shelving the other day & was thinking "a little wood satin, some holes for cable ties & that would make a very nice mini pedal-board". Great looking Tele, too.
     
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    I've made one like that too!
     
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    Cool!

    I've made my small board with just a small pine shelf, so yours is hi tech in comparison.
     
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    Glad you kept that guitar.
     
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    Nice. What pedals do you have there?
     
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    That BOSS Giga Delay, dunno whether I'd consider that a budget delay


    cool board
     
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    I made a pedal board out of some scrap wood as well. I bought a power supply and tucked it under the slats so now I can just plug in and everything is stored nicely in one place. I have 6 pedals on it now plus 1 wah pedal which takes up most of one end (7 in total). The only cost for me was to buy the velcro. Yours looks nicer though, good work! ;)
     

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  17. El Tele Lobo

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    I'm in the process of moving from a Pedal Train Classic Jr. to a length of 1 x 4 that I'll put velcro on and transport in a foam-lined metal case. I'm having to sell about half my pedals, my board and my power supply to pay for school. I'm not to bummed. It's kind of refreshing to simplify. I do need to find a small reverb to replace my Keeley Caverns though.
     
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    Very nice and have done the same thing...got almost exact same wooden piece, an old low profile (2" height) dovetailed drawer that was about the same size and a couple of hinges...from a building salvage place all for about $10. The hinges went on the front edge, a small block so that the board is angled and can flip open with the power and cables all fit underneath. Its not particularly portable but works fine in the mole hole. Yesterday, just picked up a Giga delay dd20 for a steal...so need to do some re-arrangement.
     
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    Heres a close-up. Just I think what would cover the things I need in the genre I play in.

    Lovepedal Amp11 (Because a Tim is out of my budget)

    Klon Klone from China

    Joyo American Sound (I like it better than the Tech21 Blondie and to give me a bit more consistency in sounding Fendery)

    DD20

    A buffer and a tap tempo switch on top of it

    Rv-6
     
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    Ive thought about it, but when my pedal board comes in, i want to use this in the shower. Lol
     
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