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GALLERY: Reader Pedalboards 2013, Part 1

We asked PG faithful to show us their pedalboards, and you delivered! In honor of our annual pedal blowout, we bring you 30 of our readers' personal stomping grounds.

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This is "merely the start" for reader Ben Weir, who plans on expanding his pedalboard into a double-decker board. Here's the current setup in his own words: "I start with my Ibanez WD7 Weeping Demon wah (the auto-switch function has spoiled me) which then goes into a MXR EVH Phase 90 on the script mode with a slow sweep, then my Akai Drive3 Overdrive, which I use to boost and tighten up my (Peavey) 6505+ combo. Obviously, we have the footswitch for that in the center. Coming out of the effects loop of the 6505+, I have a Modtone Minimod Analog Delay, which I have set as just a short, quite dark delay to give the guitar some space, as it were (I got the idea from Premier Guitar's John Herrington Rig Rundown). After that it goes into my Line 6 M5 Stompbox Modeler, which I mostly use for the Particle Verb reverb on cleans, and the octo reverb for synth-like sounds. After that I have my TC Electronic Ditto Looper for occasional solo jams, and then back into the amp."

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