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Pedal of the Day
Pedal of the Day

Whether you're shopping for your first guitar or bass effects pedal or looking to add some new sounds to your pedal board or collection, Pedal of the Day reviews a different guitar or bass effects pedal daily for your enjoyment.

Using a HubBub Junction Box with an OBEL Equipped Guitar (Video)
Using a HubBub Junction Box with an OBEL Equipped Guitar (Video)

Credit for coming up with this idea is attributed to Jerry Garcia, and the term OBEL, or On Board Effects Loop is widely used to describe a guitar that has this optional feature. Guitars that have an OBEL also have the ability to bypass the effects loop, or not use it at all.

Ernesto vs DockStar: What are the Differences?
Ernesto vs DockStar: What are the Differences?

The Ernesto and DockStar are quite similar in many ways. Inspired by the amplified tone of Trey Anastasio's Languedoc guitars, they are not exactly Languedoc copy, or Languedoc replica guitars. Continue reading to learn more.

How to use an On-Board Effects Loop (OBEL)
How to use an On-Board Effects Loop (OBEL)

OBEL stands for On-Board Effects Loop. It is a wiring design inside the guitar which uses a separate 1/4" stereo jack to allows the direct output from the pickups to go to effects pedals and then back into the guitar for post-effects volume control.