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Old 10-03-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
mprentice7
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Help with pedal order

I was hoping that I could get some advice on the order of my pedal board. I have posted a diagram of my pedal order now. I am not sure that this is the most effective order. Specifically I am not sure about whether I stuck my clue box in at the right place.

Any help would be nice.

Running a fender deluxe tele into a all tube Carvin 50w nomad 1x12.

I play early 90's indie rock/lo-fi in the style of Modest Mouse, Pavement, Fugazi, etc...

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Old 10-03-2012, 02:14 PM   #2
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tuner -> dynacomp -> bluebox -> fulldrive -> tremolo -> chorus -> delay -> reverb

Maybe put the tremolo in front of the fulldrive. Try both, see what you prefer.

The bluebox is a wierd one. I have one. I usually prefer it after my compressor, it tracks slightly better (I leave my compressor on all that time, sensitivity at about 20%). Though if you use it more for freak out noise sessions so that may not be a problem.
I can't remember what it does if I place an overdrive in front of it. The pedal is just friggin wierd.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:23 PM   #3
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I do leave my compressor on at all times.

Theblue box is weird. I use it two ways. I turn the blend up all the way and use it as a heavy an slightly octaved distortion. But also for those odd noise driven cracked out jam style moments.
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:33 PM   #4
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does your amp have an effects loop? if it does, I'd put the tremolo, chorus, delay and reverb through that and leave everything else the same.

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Old 10-03-2012, 04:39 PM   #5
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+1 on using effects loop if available.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:15 PM   #6
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It does have an effects loop. Why would you only put those effects throught the loop? Why not all of them? Sorry I am kinda a noob at this stuff.
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