#1
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Looking for a good pedalboard. Don't know anything about them, don't know brands etc either.

Current pedal setup is Boss TU-3/Mxr Zakk Wylde Distortion/ISP Decimator/Mxr 108 10-band eq.

Pedals a might add in the future:

Phase
Volume pedal
Chorus
Wah

Can anyone recommend me something good that I'll be able to get easily enough?
#2
SKB Professional Power Pedal Board.

Or make one yourself with some ply wood and material. Then get a Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2.
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#3
Yeah just get an SKB board and be done with it
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Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
#4
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SKB Professional Power Pedal Board.

Or make one yourself with some ply wood and material. Then get a Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2.


Should have mentioned that homemade is a no-go.

It just wouldn't turn out well for me.

Thanks for the SKB suggestion though man, I'll look into it.
Anyone else have any suggestions?
#5
Decide about the max number of pedals you will run...

That will determine the size of the PedalBoard you should buy...

I went for the PetalTrain Jr.
http://prostagegear.com/products/pedalboards/

It holds about 10 pedals max I think...


My boards signal path goes...

Line 6 G30 mounted under the board...
Goes into the Polytuner...
Next is TWA Little dipper...
Next is the Zvex Mastotron Fuzz
Next is Timmy OD,
Next is BB Preamp
Next is the Kingsley Minstrel OD
Next is the Ekko 616 Delay (With buffer turned on)
Next Red Witch Chorus/Vibrato
Last is HardWire RV-7 Reverb

That gives me 3 OD's (which I love)
a fuzz, and a few effects...

Big to what some guys run, small to others.

If you opt to go with PedalTrain, know that the Pedal Power II Plus power supplies fit well under the board, and they give you the brackets you need to do so.
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#6
A few planks of wood.
A saw or wood cutting implement.
A can of spray paint.
Some time on the weekend.

You got yourself a pedalboard.
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#7
I swear by Gator stuff. I really like them.

I'm kind of against home made, it usually ends up being about the same cost just buying one once you factor in the materials and work you have to put into making one.

I mean an 8 pedal Gator board is $60, and it's a good design (most homemade boards and even store bought boards are just a slab of plywood with no ergonomics) and it comes with a carrying case. Not that much money all things considered.
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#8
The only advantage of home-made is that you can tailor create it to work EXACTLY as you want it if you plan/create it right. Otherwise, it isn't worth the effort for the extra 20 bucks you'll spend on something with a warranty.
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#9
One of the reasons I don't dig making your own board is because it's one thing to have a board but it's another to have a board with a covering over it so you can lug it around with everything still in tact. Of course you could make a housing for it I suppose...but I'm a guitarist not a carpenter.
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I would recommend the marshal MG100

Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
#10
Rather than have a cover, what I did was route out recesses for each pedal. The front board is then held on with screws so it locks the pedals into place. I used rubber strips where needed to pack out any small gaps. I can tip it upside down and the pedals stay firmly in place.
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I made it so the bottom can be removed if I ever want to make another base for different pedals or whatnot. Insert point on the back where I split the loop pedals from the front ones.
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#11
I recommend a Pedaltrain 2. Plenty of space to expand and the hardshell case is titties. You can save some money getting the soft case, but I would recommend the hard.
#12
Yeah definitely staying away from homemade.

Didn't think pedal boards would be that expensive either.

Cheers folks.

Anyone else have any other suggestions?