I know a effects processor such as boss GT series etc. sound like **** on effect modelling amps, but could you hook up a plain distortion like a DS-1 and use the chorus from the vt50?

thinking of buying a valvetronix but im curious if adding seperate pedals is gonna destroy the tone and what not.
You mean footswitches? You're gonna want the VFS5. It's a 5 button footswitch for the amp, it switches between the four channels plus the two types of amps on wherever you have your dial.
My AD100VT takes all my pedals well. You shouldn't have any issues.
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