I normally don't use pedals, not even playing live. Just a tuner pedal and the amp channel switch (and not always).
I'm learning A LOT playing that way, specially live where I have to take control of the sound the amp is producing just with my way of playing.
I only use pedals when the band requires it.
Originally Posted by The Meat
What's everyone's favorite string brand and gauges?
Mine's D'addario EXL 110
Dean Markley Blue Steel 009-042