availability of TIMMY pedal...

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by slowburn, Aug 8, 2005.

  1. slowburn

    slowburn Supporting Member

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    my birthday's this weekend, and my dad said he would hook me up with something (I'm choosing an overdrive pedal). a TIMMY is my first choice, but obviously the +1 month wait kind of derails my hoping to have something shipped by this weekend / early next week. are there any good alternatives to the TIMMY in the same price range, or should I just suck it up, order it, and ride it out until mid to late september?
     
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    AdmiralB Silver Supporting Member

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    Dunno about TIMMY but the closest thing I've tried to a TIM is the G2D Custom.
     
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    There is nothing that compares to the Timmy for that price and then some - wait it out, you'll be VERY glad you did...
     
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  4. Glowing Tubes

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    Yeah, I'd say wait it out. For the money the Timmy is hard to beat and it'l be like your birthday all over again when it comes;)

    Richard
     
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    What's the going rate for a new Timmy? I see them on ebay for $200. Are these guys scalping these boxes?

    I've been trying to find a used one but have prety much given up.:(
     
  6. fyler

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    they are $125 new.
     
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    Actually, they're $100 - $105 shipped...
     
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  8. fyler

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    i got mine in trade...i was just relaying what the guy i traded with said the new ones went for....possibly he was mistaken :)
     
  9. MikeP

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    Can someone email me Pauls contact info?
    Or post it here.
    Thanks
    Mike
     
  10. Occam

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    Or just post it up...I'm sure there a still a few of us that don't have one and haven't stored his email address.
     
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    Actually I just found it searching the old posts.
    Seems he has no email or site just this ph #
    paul 615-896-8555
     
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    Remember to only call that phone # after 7 pm central time. :)
     
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    It really sucks that people are taking his pedals and selling them for a profit on ebay. Given the popularity of his pedals, you would think he would capitalize on the oportunity and get a website. It's just a shame others are profiting at his expense.
     
  14. fyler

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    he seems pretty cool about it. he's swamped with work, so if somebody wants to pay through the nose to avoid waiting, go for it. it's funny to me that people are so I-NEED-IT-NOW that they will pay an extra hundred dollars (or more) instead of getting on the list and having it in a couple of months. same with the klon (and those prices are just silly).
     
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    Okay -- while perhaps not the sharpest tool in the shed, I'm not a complete dummy either. Wassup with Timmy pedals? Other than forum posts there is virutally no info/photos/description on these things at all (is "things" even the correct word? Are there more than one type of TIM pedal?). The guy has no website, no email, you're supposed to call a number and say "send me one?":confused:

    Enlighten me please, gang. thx :)
     
  16. AbstractLunatic

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    By day he is a mild mannered amp designer with some amazing amps on his workbench(so to speak...), by night he is the creator of a very nice couple of pedals that have TGP members in a lather. I'm on the waiting list for a Timmy and very excited about that.

    Was that vague enough :D
     
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    Yes, these pedals are shrouded in mystery...it is your choice: the red pill, or the blue pill...

    You take the blue pill (TS9 from MF) and the story ends. You wake in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.

    You take the red pill and you stay in Wonderland and Timmy will show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.

    Greg
     
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    I'd like a cot50 to go with my magicboy vibe, but alas, I'm about a $100 short... hence the TIMMY talk. is the cot50 twice as good as the TIMMY?
     
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    Very different pedals...the COT has a cool crunchy character, but it's limited compared to the Timmy, and I find it too bright for my application.

    The Timmy is a bit smoother and more flexible with the 4 knobs.
    Greg
     
  20. fyler

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    yeah, they are really different. actually the closer pedal in the lovepedal line would be the eternity...even though the EQ's of the timmy & eternity are totally (tonally?) different.
     

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