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RE: order of pedals

I always tried to use follow the "Kirkdorffer Directives" in stomp-box

1) Place at the end of the chain, the effect that generates the most 
noise" or "muddiness" -- so that all that system noise doesn't become
"effected" by subsequent devices.  In my case, I have a FUZZ Factory at the

2) Place at the beginning of the chain the effect that can give the most
gain when turned on, to help "push" your signal through all those little
cables and pedals and up to your hungry amp.  In my case, I've added a line

I hope that helps.
david k

-----Original Message-----
From: lance glover [mailto:baumhaus@earthlink.net]
Sent: Friday, September 17, 1999 12:02 AM
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
Subject: Re: order of pedals

Dlangenes@aol.com wrote:

> Folks,
> I'm an acoustic player recently converted to electric with a number of
> in my rep. could use advice from you veterans about the order in which
> might best perform in my setup. also, should i be putting them in my 
> effects loop? which ones? why? i'm ignorant. please fill me in, people.
> here they are:
> Boss Chromatic Tuner Pedal
> Boss Reverb/Delay
> Boss Compression/Sustainer
> Boss Tremelo/Pan
> Electro Harmonix Small Stone
> Digitech Whammy/Wah
> Rat
> Nobels Preamp/Boost