Aluminum Falcon - the best Klone for the bucks?

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  1. wundergussy

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    Still in the honeymoon with this pedal, but I'm loving it. Never had a Klon circuit before, but so far it's everything the circuit is known for. Adds a lot of sparkle and bass, just a hair of grit (seems to make my amp more dynamic), and really stacks well.

    Right now I'm really enjoying putting a tonebender into it. Takes the shrill top end out of the TB (in this case a Throbak Stonebender) while still keeping that pedal's feel in tact.

    Awesome pedal! Wish it had graphics to distinguish itself from a large grey box, but it sounds terrific. And the price is hard to beat!
     
  2. parkerbro

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    yes! this pedal is amazing!
     
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    mmmm, must i resist?
     
  4. vanguard

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    are these $149 right now?
     
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    someone throw a banhammer towards this thread
     
  7. vanguard

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    huh?:huh
     
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    best $149 i've ever spent. i've owned klons in the past. this one does that magic boost just as well. the only difference is that i like the od even more on this than the klon. my best pedal purchase in a very long time!
     
  9. aporcelainsky

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    good price and being readily available make this an obvious choice if you're in the market for a klone. does it do the klon sound better than anything else? well.. that's debatable. honestly I think they're all relatively close (ir)regardless of what type of enclosure is surrounding the circuit.
     
  10. wundergussy

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    Meaning I should be banned? Not...sure why?
     
  11. codyj84

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    Cant wait to get mine!!!! So stoked!
     
  12. jkokura

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    I think it was a joke...

    Jacob
     
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    where do you get one?/find more info? I googled but couldn't find a website...
     
  14. your name here

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  15. wundergussy

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    Oh, ok. I get jokes!
     
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    Dave said I should be expecting mine by now, but I just read the new stuff from the linked thread above and see he was sick, so hopefully I'll know how awesome this pedal is by Monday!
     
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    Are these true bypass or buffered?
     
  18. wundergussy

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    Buffered like the original Centaur.
     
  19. redshark1105

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    I got mine a few days ago. This is a really great pedal!! I love how it becomes a part of the amp making it more dynamic without coloring the sound. Very responsive to your playing attack and the volume control on the guitar. For 155.50 you can't go wrong, the problem is that as soon as is well known how good it is the waiting list will be longer and longer so do it before it's too late!!!
    To answer the question...is it as good as the real deal? I think it's very close if not better because this unit is quiet and the overdrive sound is really realy good. Very nice clone.
     
  20. JoeB63

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    You were right the first time. It's "regardless." "Irregardless" is not a word.
     

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