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 #91030  by bffreedomlpa
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:10 am
If this has been covered before I apologize but does anyone know what settings Jer used on the two Boss EQ's he used in the late 80's and 90's?
 #91034  by waldo041
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:29 am
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waldo
 #91035  by waldo041
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:30 am
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 #91036  by tigerstrat
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:40 am
He wasn't using EQ pedals in the 80's - not until '92, or possibly '91 at the earliest. Was it an improvement...?
 #91038  by waldo041
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:47 am
tigerstrat wrote:He wasn't using EQ pedals in the 80's - not until '92, or possibly '91 at the earliest. Was it an improvement...?
doh, missed that! correct, the EQ's do not come on the scene until that 90's rack does.

i think they were only used to have more control of the frequency responses of the overdrives from venue to venue, thus why the different settings seen.


~mike
 #91041  by tigerstrat
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 11:34 am
waldo041 wrote:
tigerstrat wrote:He wasn't using EQ pedals in the 80's - not until '92, or possibly '91 at the earliest. Was it an improvement...?
doh, missed that! correct, the EQ's do not come on the scene until that 90's rack does.

i think they were only used to have more control of the frequency responses of the overdrives from venue to venue, thus why the different settings seen.


~mike
actually I just saw a '92 shot where he is using the EQ pedals in ye olde wooden pedal rack ... in the dead.net archives iirc
 #91044  by JonnyBoy
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:25 pm
Did Jerry have the capability to choose effects into his signal kinda like a GCX switcher? Always wondered that. If he could, would it be possible he could use them for other purposes too?
 #91046  by waldo041
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:27 pm
tigerstrat wrote:actually I just saw a '92 shot where he is using the EQ pedals in ye olde wooden pedal rack ... in the dead.net archives iirc

well, there they are in 92, thanks for pointing that pic out TS.

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peace,
waldo
 #91047  by waldo041
 Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:31 pm
JonnyBoy wrote:Did Jerry have the capability to choose effects into his signal kinda like a GCX switcher? Always wondered that. If he could, would it be possible he could use them for other purposes too?

yes, he had an 80's version and a 90's version effects switching unit made by cutler that allowed him to individually insert each effect in or out of the circuit. this is how he true bypassed them. if you are asking if he had a programmable footpedal to program a group of pedals to come on at one time or toggle between sets of pedals, no he did not for these units.


peace,
waldo
 #91125  by bdhact1
 Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:32 am
Everything I read says Jerry had a Boss OD-2R, when clearly in this picture he has a regular OD-2.
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 #91129  by waldo041
 Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:35 pm
bdhact1 wrote:Everything I read says Jerry had a Boss OD-2R, when clearly in this picture he has a regular OD-2.

correct, was just doing that research as well and clearly an OD-2, the OD-2r doesn't come to life until 1994 and he was using thoses boss's well before then.


peace,
waldo
 #91912  by TI4-1009
 Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:30 pm
As I noted on another thread, I just got my GE-7 and it turned out to b a lot more pedal than I expected. Besides being tone shaper for los, mids and highs, it also seems to work like a "tone enhancer"?! How does that work? After getting used to it, when I turn it off my guitar sounds like a Squire through a cheap amp. And as stated on another thread, having it in line before the envelope filter really improves the sound of the filter.