Name 5 stomps that you feel everyone should try

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  1. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

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    1-An old v.1 Visual Sound TS variant, as found on the R66 or Jekyll & Hyde. It's GOTTA be the old one, though. Pure magic, when run with the level cranked and the gain way down, to me.

    2-Danelectro French Toast Fuzz. Best all-around fuzz sound I've found.

    3-Danelectro Fish N Chips EQ

    4-Donner Boost Killer

    5- Any RAT, just to see whether it's for you

    What is your short list of pedals that everyone really kinda just owes it to themselves to try, based on your experience?
     
  2. waparker4

    waparker4 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    1. Fuzz Face
    2. TS808
    3. Analog Delay
    4. Tremolo
    5. 2 or 4 stage phaser


    Also... from being in the audience at certain shows, I think everyone should try out a tuner :cool:
     
  3. Guitarteach

    Guitarteach Poster Extraordinaire

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    MXR microamp into an on the edge tube amp... So simple, so good. Like an extra channel on tap. By far my main pedal.

    Boss RC3 loop pedal - so much fun for practice or messing about with ideas.

    Fulltone OCD - versatile OD, esp. at a low gain setting. Lots of sounds if you explore it


    I have boss compressor, cry baby wah and MXR chorus - good, but lots similar out there. That is about all I have to draw on re. pedals.

    A great 19" rack reverb box with a studio quality sound in the fx loop like a Lexicon MX is great for ambient explorations though and I love my 1980's Yamaha D1500 rack delay.
     
  4. MilwMark

    MilwMark Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    1. Rat
    2. OD250
    3. Klon(e)
    4. DD2 or big chip DD3
    5. DMM
     
  5. telerocker1988

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    1. Nobels ODR-1 - it's magic with it set for low gain grit.
    2. Ibanez MT-10 Mostortion - the ultimate Tubescreamer with mosfet clipping and 3 band PASSIVE (+1) EQ.
    3. Fulltone OCD - a complete classic, almost as much as a Tubescreamer. Worth a try.
    4. Way Huge Red Llama - a really good Tweed-y overdrive which can do good fuzz.
    5. ProCo RAT - a really versatile overdrive that deserves to be tried at least once.
     
  6. karpis

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    Fuzz face, tubescreamer, ds1, ehx pulsar, mxr boost/line driver
     
  7. willpayne

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    1) ZVex Box of Rock
    2) Timmy
    3) TC Hall of Fame
    4) Strymon Flint
    5) Any compressor
     
  8. soulman969

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    Some are kind of old but who doesn't like a challenge? :p

    Blue Trombone Stomp
    Blue Washboard Stomp
    Boogie Woogie Stomp
    Brush Stomp
    Bucksnort Stomp

    OK, I'll play but no model names. Too many good ones to pick from.

    Clean Boost
    Compressor
    Low Gain OD
    Higher Gain OD
    Delay

    For classic rock and blues those would be my hafta haves.
     
  9. RetroTeleRod

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    1. Rat (of course)
    2. Boss DD-3 (love that delay!)
    3. Tube Screamer (just to see if the mids are for you)
    4. Boss OD-3 (underrated gem)
    5. DOD Milk Box compressor (my favorite comp)
     
  10. majorbugout

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    1. Green Russian Big Muff
    2. NYC Big Muff
    3. Triangle Big Muff
    4. Civil War Big Muff
    5. Op Amp Big Muff
     
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    Proco RAT
    Boss SD-1
    Digitech Bad Monkey
    Boss DD-7
    A cable straight into the amp

    :D
     
  12. artdecade

    artdecade Poster Extraordinaire

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    Tuner.
    Rat.
    Fuzz Face.
    Univibe.
    Wah.

    Go forth and play.
     
  13. Deckard

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    Tuner pedal always number one. If you show up to a gig without a way to silently tune that's totally bush league.

    2) clean boost (TC mini spark)
    3) fuzz
    4) delay
    5) modulation of some type
     
  14. Despres

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    I can't come up with five. I have falling outs with various pedals at various times, but

    1) an orange squeezer style compressor and
    2) a Rangemaster style treble boost.

    Those don't get much love on this board - perhaps because clean Fender Amps and twangy Telecasters don't generally need bright pedals, but they are two of my favorites...
     
  15. Snowbird

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    Although I haven't tried anywhere near the pedals that many of you have, some that I own that I think all should at least try are:

    Klon(e) (especially into a Blackface style amp)

    Electro harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

    tube Screamer ( I have a Maxon)

    Wah (any type)

    Strymon El Capistan


    I have still yet to try a fuzz face, a rat, a big muff, a nobels (or VS Open Road), etc etc etc. I know, I know, I'll get on it :).
     
  16. rokdog49

    rokdog49 Friend of Leo's

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    Cry Baby Wah
    Danelectro CTO 1
    Moen Uni comp
    DD 7 delay
    And the super duper tech 21 blonde Deluxe.
     
  17. Snowbird

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    Hey RokDog

    Do you play the Tech 21 through an amp or do you use the speaker simulator? I've always been a little confused on how most people use these pedals since I know they try to emulate the sound of classic amps
     
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  18. ICTRock

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    A green ringer
    A deluxe memory man
    A proper germanium fuzz face powered with a nice cheap carbon battery.
    A ts808 with the correct diodes
    An orman "fat rat"
     
  19. gwjensen

    gwjensen Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter

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    MXR Dynacomp - THE classic compressor pedal
    MXR Carbon Copy - great analog delay
    Boss TR-2 Tremolo - almost as good as the real deal
    Boss FRV-1 Reverb - best spring verb if you don't have an actual tank
    TC Spark Booster - 3 boost flavors, volume and gain, treble/bass EQ
     
  20. Gunerius

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    1. Earthquaker devices bit commander, really nice fuzz with added octaves and niceness!

    2. Ehx microsynth. Love mine! Filters are epic!

    3. Ehx lpb1 for a low wattage tube amp you like

    4. Dod 201 phasor

    5. A pitch vibrato ,maybe the malekko micron? It sounds great and is really small
     
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