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 #113387  by FBlades95
 Wed May 02, 2012 2:11 pm
How does one go about putting a wah pedal, floor tuner or any other foot-operated pedal in the OBEL chain? I would really like to keep my cables as neat and tidy as possible, with my guitar cable going directly to my amps, and my stereo cable going directly to my junction box. all my pedals are rack-mounted, but I want to add a wah. Help me out here (Waldo???)!
 #113393  by hippieguy1954
 Wed May 02, 2012 3:25 pm
strumminsix wrote:What junction box? Can use a gcx loop
He's talking about the "hub bub". The box you plug the stereo cable comming from the guitar OBEL, I think. :smile: :smile: :smile:
 #116503  by cousindave79
 Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:49 pm
Your guitars mono output goes through the junction box along with the stereo (loop cable). Put the wah before or after the junction box. Input/output to amp. I believe the point of a junction box is to switch between non OBEL guitars and OBEL guitars. Hope that makes sense.
 #116531  by tigerstrat
 Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:53 am
fwiw, imho, Wahs work better in-line between guitar output and amp input, not in the OBEL.