i can't use this pedal because...

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i can't use this pedal because...

Post by s_mcsleazy » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:36 am

same idea as the "I Can't Play This Guitar Because..." only with pedals. write down all the shit reasons people have said they cant use a pedal because of. for argument sake, i'm going to get the obvious ones out the way.

because it's not true bypass/buffered.
it's too big
it's cheap
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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by MechaBulletBill » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:45 am

it's too dark/middy [turn the treble up on your amp]
it's too bright [turn the tone down on the guitar]

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by marqueemoon » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:10 am

It has too many knobs.
It doesn’t have enough knobs.
It has that nasty Tube Screamer mid hump.
There’s too much modulation.
It’s noisy as fuck.

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by rumfoord » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:20 am

No top jacks!


no tap tempo
switch too clicky / not clicky enough
LED too dark / too bright
too digital / not enough bit depth / digital artifacts not like version 1 digital artifacts
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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by panoramic » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:22 am

it's not true bypass
THIS IS A TOTALLY ACCPETABLE REASON
if you've ever had your volume sucked by an mxr distortion + you know this is true
i used to be cool

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by rumfoord » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:29 am

^Oh, I thought in this game ALL are acceptable reasons ;D But that doesn't mean they don't paint a picture of fickleness when taken together

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by panoramic » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:30 am

too digital, i mean i can see that one
too much modulation is really offputting to my ears.
i used to be cool

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by rumfoord » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:34 am

not waza craft version / waza craft logo too ugly :P

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by mbene085 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:40 am

-It cant nail that one exact good tone my last pedal got (which I got rid of because I "wasn't getting the tone I wanted")!

-It sounds bad when I turn these two knobs to zero and these two knobs to 10, even though the in-between settings are good.

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by somanytoys » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:20 pm

It doesn't come in black, or it only comes in black. (or whatever color/finish)

I don't like internal trim pots.

Only runs on battery power.

The builder dated a friend's cousin's sister and she said he's an asshole. She's a real bitch, but still...

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It's a boost booster, to boost your boost - it makes your tone much muchier.

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by Squirrel » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:31 pm

...the PCB is covered in that stupid black goo which means it turns into a fucking paperweight as soon as it goes wrong.
panoramic wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:22 am
it's not true bypass
THIS IS A TOTALLY ACCPETABLE REASON
if you've ever had your volume sucked by an mxr distortion + you know this is true
Crybabies are even worse for this. Can't fucking stand 'em.

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by HNB » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:33 pm

Has huge power brick. Cannot be chained with other pedals. Doesn't work with other pedals. Pedal is too small. Pedal is too large.
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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by fuzzjunkie » Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:41 pm

Some guitarist more famous than me uses a vintage one for his signature tone and now no one else can afford them.

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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by s_mcsleazy » Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:25 pm

fuzzjunkie wrote:
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:41 pm
Some guitarist more famous than me uses a vintage one for his signature tone and now no one else can afford them.
that is a very real problem.
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Re: i can't use this pedal because...

Post by Futuron » Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:22 pm

It's mass produced
My parents: but he's left-handed?
Music teacher: you'll thank me later
Me, later: _THANK_YOU_FOREVER_

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