Originally posted by MadGuitarest
I feel like an idiot but what is a preamp? but can u have a volume pedal without taking out distortion???
To make a short description , the preamp is the part of your amp that's responsible for distorting the signal , then passing it to the poweramp section.
If you have an FX loop on your amp , connect the volume pedal into it ... Or, if you have a distortion pedal , connect the volume pedal after it.