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Old 07-04-2015, 11:00 PM   #1321
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Right, I'm getting my new amp tomorrow, since it has an FX Loop built into it I'm gonna need to change the order of my pedals and stuff, just need some advice:

Am I right in saying this is the correct order they should be in from the guitar?:

Guitar > Digitech Whammy IV > Fuzz Factory > MXR BlueBox > DS-1 Distortion > Amp
FX Loop Send > MXR Phase 90 > Line 6 DL4 > FX Loop Receive

Edit: I was thinking about putting the Bluebox in the FX Loop too since it's an octaver, but since it's a 'Fuzz' Octaver I thought it'd be best being along side the Fuzz/Distortions
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Old 08-04-2015, 09:46 AM   #1322
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FF goes before whammy, DS-1 goes in the bin

None of your pedals are designed to operate at line level so I've no idea why you'd put them in the effects loop of your amp
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Old 08-04-2015, 11:39 AM   #1323
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FF goes before whammy, DS-1 goes in the bin

None of your pedals are designed to operate at line level so I've no idea why you'd put them in the effects loop of your amp
Line Level?
I just thought that all Phasers and Delays were meant to go into the FX Loop?
So I can just stick them all through the front of the amp in this order then?
Guitar > FF > Whammy > MXR BlueBox > MXR Phase 90 > Line 6 DL4 > Amp ?
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Old 08-04-2015, 01:45 PM   #1324
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I thought most guitar pedals are designed to operate fine whether they're in the fx loop or in front of the amp?
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FF goes before whammy, DS-1 goes in the bin

None of your pedals are designed to operate at line level so I've no idea why you'd put them in the effects loop of your amp
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Actually, I've had little luck with the effects loop on amps. Delay should be okay in there but really, put them in front of your amp.
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Old 09-04-2015, 09:11 AM   #1326
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guitar pedals are designed to receive a signal at the sort of level a guitar puts out. The pre-amp in a guitar amp raises this level up to line level. Rack effects units designed for studio use etc run at this level.

But just go with whatever sounds best*, I believe morello puts his whammy in the loop? I'm not going to argue with him!

*Except the DS-1, that goes in the bin
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