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Mayer's pedal board: Boost > OD1 > OD2

 
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the_rising



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 5:24 pm    Post subject: Mayer's pedal board: Boost > OD1 > OD2 Reply with quote

Guys -

In looking at some iterations of John Mayer's pedal board, I noticed he goes from a wah into a boost (Keeley Katana) then into a Boss BluesDriver then into a Tubescreamer (then later into other things...Delay, Uni-Vibe, etc).

To what effect (no pun intended) does he use the boost into 2 consecutive OD pedals?

I've got a boost and a couple of different ODs, and am a big Mayer fan, and was trying to pinpoint the reasoning behind this setup on his board.

Thx.
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smoss469



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PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A lot of people love to slam an OD pedal with a boosted signal.
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Kregg



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PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the Blues Driver is a lot more transparent than the TS808. He probably used the BD for his clean rhythm parts. And his TS for the SRV and Hendrix meaty brown tones.

I own dozens of OD pedals and I have to say, no two OD's are alike. Some are better with single coils, others are better with humbuckers. Some are fuzzier, browner, mellow, nasty, louder and fickle depending on which tube I'm driving.
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