#1
Can they greatly alter your sound?
Just wanna know exactly what they can do to your sound before i consider buying one, thanks!
#2
They can change your tone. You can put them in the fx loop or in front of your amp. Its just a matter of taste. I like having an EQ in my recto all the time just in case i need it. Its very usefull, you should buy one. I don't like boss but i have the GE-7 and thats a damn good one.
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#3
How do you want to alter your sound? They can make a big difference but they won't turn your amp into a Soldano.
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#5
I use my EQ pedal to help shape my soloing sound, and honestly with a lower end amp, its a lifesaver in that instance.


MetalGuitarest, your sig about killed me, btw.
#6
If you have specific aims in sculpting your sound beyond the bass/mids/treble layout then yes go for one
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#7
Quote by Hobo69
I use my EQ pedal to help shape my soloing sound, and honestly with a lower end amp, its a lifesaver in that instance.


MetalGuitarest, your sig about killed me, btw.

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#8
i love eq pedals, they can make a mediocre rig sound pretty decent and a good rig sound great
I put my eq in front of my distortion with a mid hump and cut bass and treble to get a nice tight tone
it all depends on how and where you use it on what you can achieve
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#9
Wait so if you use an eq pedal you dont have to go all out and getta high end amp so u can getta good tone?
#10
Quote by GuitarLGND
Wait so if you use an eq pedal you dont have to go all out and getta high end amp so u can getta good tone?


If you're inferring that the only way to get a good tone is with a high end amp, you are extremely wrong.
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#12
good sirs, no quabbling at the table.


anywho - most of the important things are here. an EQ will, obviously, help shape your 'tone', but it wont turn poop into gold, but rather a more-visually-appealing alternative. it is great for a solo/leadwork or for helping achieve that little nuance that another boost pedal just couldnt give. however, i'm not a fan of any currently mass-produced EQ's. I'm a knob man myself, never could get into sliders. there are a couple of great 'boutique' EQ's out there, or if you are into etching your own PCB (or finding someone who is good at it and willing to etch for you..... >_> ) GGG has a good layout for a 6-band/5-band with gain knob if you want to give that a go.
#13
Quote by GuitarLGND
l do not beleive i am trying to infer anything sir


I apologize then old chap.
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