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Guitarpedals - The place for all things related to guitar pedals.

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Welcome to /r/guitarpedals!

The place for all things related to guitar pedals.

Community guidelines:

  • Be kind to others. Above anything else. Breaking this rule results in a ban.

  • Everyone is expected to read the posting rules below before posting.

  • Please use the search bar before you start another thread, and try to be detailed when asking a question. The more info you can give the more we can help you.

  • Non-pedal related gear posts do not belong here - please check below for a list of related gear subs.

  • Selling/trading pedals belongs in /r/letstradepedals or /r/Gear4Sale

  • No memes please

  • Take all your circle jerking shenanigans to /r/guitarpedalsjerk.

  • If you see a post/comment that breaks the rules, please use the report button so the mod team can take care of it.

Posting Rules:

You can find our full list of rules here.
  • We are not an instagram feed. It is required that you write at least a short first impressions, review, or other thoughts in the comments of link posts. It doesn't have to be extensive - just get the discussion going. However, the more the better!

  • For full board pictures, it is required that you at least post the signal chain.

  • For a picture of a single pedal please add the name of the pedal to the title so people can search for it later!

  • Try uploading good quality photos (i.e. no blurry, low resolution pics)!

  • We love to hear you play and don't expect perfection so post sound clips of your board/pedal in action!


  • What does "NPD" mean?
    New Pedal Day

  • What's in the Altoid tins?
    They're used to store all kind of stuff like guitar picks, spare batteries, and slides.

  • What order should I put my pedals in? There is no right or wrong way! Whatever sounds best is the right order for you so experiment! If you must know what the conventional order is, check it out here.

  • What are the best pedals?
    "Best" is subjective, however, we vote on our favorites in each category every year. Check it out!

  • How do I power all of my pedals?
    See our very own page on power supplies in the wiki! and/or watch this video about everything pedal power related.

  • Why all the JHS hate?
    You can read about it here.

  • See our wiki for more!

Related Subreddits:

  • /r/Guitar
  • /r/Bass
  • /r/diypedals
  • /r/Gear4Sale
  • /r/letstradepedals
  • /r/PedalDeals
  • /r/ToobAmps
  • /r/guitaramps
  • /r/rigtours
  • /r/guitarpedalsjerk
  • /r/zoommultistomp

Helpful Resources:

Our Discord
Pedal settings doc - find other people's favorite pedal settings, and add your own!
Community Pedal Reviews (PotW)
Playlist of our very own rig rundown videos from Rig Rundown Weekend (Feb. 2017)
Our subreddit bandcamp page featuring community collaboration tracks + albums!
See our list of recommended Youtube gear channels!

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