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Big Vs Mini Pedals – That Pedal Show

February 22, 2019

This is the audio to our video here: https://youtu.be/0RCQTEvj7P4

In this episode we take a first step into a question that gets asked all the time. Well, a couple questions actually: what’s all the fuss about mini pedals, and are they as good as the big versions?

So in this, erm, not exactly rigorously scientific examination, we schwang through some sounds courtesy of five pairs of pedals in regular and small formats to hear what we think.
We will revisit this using some other kinds of pedals in the future, and maybe even do a mini pedals challenge. In the meantime, enjoy this episode!

Pedals in this episode…

Schmidt Array SA525 Switcher Board
https://www.schmidtarray.com/sa525

TheGigRig Three2One
https://www.thegigrig.com/three2one

Sonic Research ST-300 Turbo Tuner Mini
USA: http://bit.ly/2AYjob5
Australia: http://bit.ly/2mR1s8c

Jim Dunlop JHF1 Fuzz Face Distortion
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2AUTELD

Jim Dunlop FFM3 Fuzz Face Mini Distortion
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2XfamPg

Ibanez / Keeley Mod+ Tube Screamer
No longer made

Ibanez Tube Screamer Mini
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2dRVXa2
USA: http://bit.ly/2gybTw3

Suhr Riot Distortion
https://www.suhr.com/electronics/pedals/distortion/suhr-riot/

Suhr Riot Mini Distortion
https://www.suhr.com/electronics/pedals/distortion/suhr-riot-mini/

NRG Purrer
https://shop.nrgeffects.com/

NRG Purrer Mini
https://shop.nrgeffects.com/

Ibanez AD9 Analogue Delay (vintage unit)
No longer made

Ibanez Mini Analogue Delay
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2XhfC56
USA: http://bit.ly/2BLz2pJ

TheGigRig G2
https://www.thegigrig.com/g2

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…
Mini Dan & Mick! 0:00
What are we doing today? 0:55
Why have we chosen these pedals? 3:00
Perceived practicality, or real? 5:38
Today’s amps…7:20
Mesa Fillmore 50 quick look: 7:40
Dunlop Fuzz Faces with Strat: 12:45
…and with Dan’s Tele: 18:50
Ibanez Tube Screamers: 20:40
…and with humbuckers: 27:09
Suhr Riot Distortions: 28:30
…and with lower gain: 33:59
Ibanez Delays: 35:57 (37:40)
NRG Purrers: 45:45
Drawbacks of small pedals and some other examples: 55:18

Guitars and amps used today:

Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster – Mick’s video at http://bit.ly/2cQv3yT
Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster – Dan’s video at http://bit.ly/2dlZJ6K
Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335 - no video yet
Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard
Mesa Fillmore FL-50 1x12 combo: http://mesaboogie.com/amplifiers/electric/fillmore-series/fillmore-50/index.html
Supro Black Magick 1x12 combo https://suprousa.com/1695t-black-magick/

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