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What pedal has been on your board the longest?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Recalcitrant, Dec 21, 2020.

  1. Rocky058

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  2. srblue5

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    MXR Phase 90
     
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  3. black_doug

    black_doug Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Other than a tuner, I didn’t have any pedals until I bought an amp without a master volume in 2008. Then I got a T-Rex Moller.
     
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  4. Middleman

    Middleman Friend of Leo's

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    The the longest surviving pedal currently is an EP Boost about 5 years. Prior to that it was an Original RAT owned since 1984 (34 years) which I sold a few years back to fund this board. Prior to the RAT it was a first year Boss DS1 which I bought in 1982 which the RAT coexisted with. It's retired in a box somewhere.

    About 5 years ago I rebuilt everything and sold all the old things like the RAT and an original Ibanez Analog Delay. Modern pedals sound so much better than the boxes of yesteryear. Except for the Rangemaster, I don't believe it's been bested.
     
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  5. schmee

    schmee Doctor of Teleocity

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    Ibanez TS9DX... and yes... it is the best...
     
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  6. Marc Morfei

    Marc Morfei Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Nobody is admitting to a Tube Screamer? Fine, I’ll be the first. It was the first pedal I ever bought, back in the early 1990s. The guy who ran the music shop recommended it.
     
  7. BobTheOwl

    BobTheOwl Tele-Meister

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    Maxon OD808. I have a few other overdrives but I keep coming back to this.
     
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  8. gridlock

    gridlock Poster Extraordinaire

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    Not counting my Boss Tuner, these two; Catlinbread Topanga Spring Reverb and a Wampler Black ‘65.
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  9. AJBaker

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    Boss CE2 Chorus.

    I'm not a big chorus user, but it always finds a use, and gives me a different voice. Since I mostly get drive sounds from the amp by turning up the guitar, and my amp gas reverb, I don't really need many pedals, so the chorus is sometimes the only one I take.
     
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  10. daveIT

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    Keeley-modded Blues Driver (Boss BD-2)
     
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    Pre-Kemper..... (Sans a tuner) This would have been my winner, I'm convinced (or naive enough) to think this delay could do anything you ever needed from a delay pedal... It was one of the last pedals I sold, when I was convinced the Kemper was the last amp I would buy.

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  12. Obsessed

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    :eek:Wow, I just realized that none of my pedals from my first three boards made it to my final board. Not sure how that happenedo_O, but my eyes were opened with the Catalinbread 5F6 (my oldest pedal now) and of course a lot of pedal GAS after joining TDPRI.:oops::rolleyes:
     
  13. Fretting out

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    Either a Boss dm-3 or a wren and cuff Caprid

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    I tend to swap stuff around a lot so nothing stays too long. In my current configuration, I'd say my Mosky Spring Reverb, EHX Tone Corset and Rowin Trelicopter have been there the longest. However, it's quite likely that they'll be gone next week since I anticipate replacing them with some gifts that are under the tree right now.

    One pedal that I've had a long time, since 1987, is my Peavey Hotfoot Distortion. It's essentially a Rat clone and it tends to make in back into the rotation on a frequent basis.
     
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    Boss CS-3 compressor-sustainer. All knobs at noon it fairly well imitates a tweedy sag, which is nice for playing at home through a SS amp.
     
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    My Crybaby. Hardly use it, gives me cramp, but always there...
     
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    I guess I’ve had this big box Deluxe Memory Man on various boards for about 5 years. Longest running before that would have been an ‘87 small box Rat that is now on my little board that I loaned to a friend. The Bearfoot Arctic White fuzz took its place for now but I can’t see myself ever parting with the Rat.

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    Boss dd500, followed closely by a Timmy.
     
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    '86 small box RAT.
     
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    MXR Carbon Copy followed by the Xotic EP Booster.
     
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