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Leevibe

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World's biggest pedal board???
« on: September 09, 2019, 01:21:48 PM »
I don't want to be snarky, but how is this the world's biggest pedal board? Wouldn't it rightly be called "most pedalboards strung together?" It's 34 boards, not one board. What am I missing? It's still a fun idea but some poor dude is out there somewhere who really does have the world's largest board. I feel sorry for him whoever he is.

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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2019, 01:32:10 PM »
I bet Dennis Kayzer could build a bigger one out of his personal collection.

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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2019, 01:39:51 PM »
I have to agree that this shouldn't count as a single board.  I also don't like it (I changed my mind about using stronger negative language).

I'm more impressed by this, which is just as practical:
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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2019, 02:49:09 PM »
^DS-1 dog house is way more practical than 34 boards strung together.
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2019, 03:22:29 PM »
I have to agree that this shouldn't count as a single board.  I also don't like it (I changed my mind about using stronger negative language).

I'm more impressed by this, which is just as practical:


Whoa. If Nigel had this he'd need a cello to play his guitar with.

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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2019, 05:25:06 PM »
It's all fun and games till you need to find a replacement knob...
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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2019, 05:26:11 PM »
Call me when it's in the round with several tiers and you need an elevator to turn the pedals on.

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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2019, 05:26:29 PM »
It's all fun and games till you need to find a replacement knob...
Largebear carries them, I bet.   ;D
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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2019, 05:40:49 PM »
It's all fun and games till you need to find a replacement knob...
Largebear carries them, I bet.   ;D

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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2019, 06:53:14 PM »
this devolved perfectly, thank you.
also ... no lovetone, no world record
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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2019, 04:44:36 AM »
I don't want to be snarky, but how is this the world's biggest pedal board? Wouldn't it rightly be called "most pedalboards strung together?" It's 34 boards, not one board. What am I missing?

It's all about the definition. And apparently nowhere did the definition state that it had to be on a single pedal board. It was just about pedals being strung together. And in a sense that's kinda okay. Because just because you have the biggest piece of wood holding pedals doesn't mean it has the most pedals. Some people stack their pedals very efficiently (thank you top mounted jacks for allowing that!), others leave so much space between them you could take a walk through them.

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It's still a fun idea but some poor dude is out there somewhere who really does have the world's largest board. I feel sorry for him whoever he is.

My money is on Radiohead's Ed O'Brien.  ;D That or one of the guitarists from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Because while some people can build the biggest boards in private back home, unless you have roadies to haul it around for you practicality will at some point rear its ugly head.

this devolved perfectly, thank you.
also ... no lovetone, no world record

I think they went with what Sweetwater had in house. And I doubt they still have out of production vintage pedals. Well, they might, but I reckon they would contribute these for this attempt. Especially since some of these boards were given to the people that worked on them. Jared Dines did a vid about the board with 3 whammy units that he was given.




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Re: World's biggest pedal board???
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2019, 11:02:39 PM »
Wouldn't it rightly be called "most pedalboards strung together?" It's 34 boards, not one board.
I agree. This is more like, "most pedals strung together in a ridiculous way that one guitarist could never use it". Technically, I think the world's largest pedalboard has existed for as long as rock music:
it's called a stage.
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