#1
Hi all,

I've been having problems trying to guess which is the best way to arrange my dirt pedals... This is how it is right now:

Guitar-->Cry Baby(out of the pedalboard)>buffer>Polytune>Snow White AutoWah>Keeley Compressor>Klon clone>Morning Glory(low gain)>Timmy(mid gain)>OCD(high gain)>Keeley Katana>Ep booster(always on)>VP Jr(ocasionally)>TRex Viper>TC Electronic Flashback>Boss DD7-->Amp (Vox AC30)

I don't know if it is a good order or it is quite redundant...

Thanks all!
#2
yeah low gain to high gain is a good way to do it if you're stacking them. the last dirt pedal in the stacking chain will impart its characteristic onto the sound the most. that's why you don't usually run a high gain pedal into a low gain overdrive - it just sounds like the high gain pedal being played through a beehive.
#3
I think you have them set how I would set it.
I go from low to high then have clean boosts last.
If it's working for you though, then it's right. There is no overall "correct" way to put them in your chain.
#4
Experimentation is the answer.

Personally i have my pedals the other way around - heavyish distortion, mid gain od, then a light crunch.

I settled on that way round because the only time i ever have more than one in action at a time its to add a mid boost to my heavy sound with my light crunch pedal, I found that having the heavier sound last overrides the other pedal completely. Doing it my way gives a really noticable boost which sounds really good.

Obviously YMMV, so experiment.
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the last dirt pedal in the stacking chain will impart its characteristic onto the sound the most.


does it? I'd have said the opposite (though admittedly I haven't exactly done a load of scientific tests). I agree about normally running lower gain into higher gain (or at least middier into less middy, which normally follows that system anyway).
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#7
yeah dude, give it a shot. run a high gain pedal like a muff into your tubescreamer set to low-ish gain. puts the blanket of the tubescreamer over the tone of the muff.
#8
i found the opposite when i tried it. but i must give it a go again to see.
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#9
I have light crunch before heavier distortion.

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