Best Always on Reverb....

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  1. benjisaynomore

    benjisaynomore Member

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    I am looking for an always on - end of the chain reverb.

    That will do subtle short delays and long lush delays. Honestly I don't know if that's hall/cave/plate/spring but I'm looking for something that will add depth to my tone.

    I currently have an RV-5 and it's not going anywhere, but I use it for it's Modulate setting before delays on ambient stuff...

    Anyway, my thoughts are as follows...

    Dr. Scientist Radical Red Reverberator
    Hardwire RV-7
    Holier Grail (the small one with the blend knob...is it holy grail plus?)

    Your thoughts?

    THanks,

    Ben
     
  2. Pale Rider

    Pale Rider Supporting Member

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    I know it is not on yr list, but the Van Amps units are the best-worth the size and you can get one with a super deep pan as well-great customer service
     
  3. semi-hollowbody

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    boss rv-5 is awesome...

    digitech digiverb is a great pedal also
     
  4. benjisaynomore

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    How big are those things though? Real-estate is a hot commodity these days :)
     
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    Sole-mate is 10" x 6" - and it sounds awesome.
     
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    Holy Grail is working for me. Its inexpensive and super simple. Only beef with it is that its really a one setting verb for me. Everything else is not enough or way to surfy and splashy. Its very good though, warm, and natural sounding.

    The T-Rex Room-Mate tube driven reverb is killer. Has a few setting that I really dig. Sounds great and my favorite so far from what I've tried. Only problem is that its pretty expensive.

    The Hardwire RV-7 Reverb...this is the one I need to check out. I one on order so I'll check it out when I get it. I dig the clips and what I'm hearing so far. I really like the price too... This may be the one.
     
  7. benjisaynomore

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    Holy Grail Plus looks like a winner to me. I love the hall/spring settings on these pedals....for an always on verb.

    Vanamps looks sweet but freakin' expensive and huge...
     
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    i had a Solemate, too big and didn't like the distortion with My rig too much.

    Went RRR
     
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    Nova Reverb into the paralell loop of a Xotic X-Blender. For me the X-Blender is a must to obtain the correct mix of Dry/Wet signal.
     
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    Can you expound on your profundity?
     
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    Did you use it in the loop? 'Verb out in the front sounds like butt with distortion on top.
     
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    The Van Amps Solemate is the best spring reverb I've heard in a pedal (it's better than a lot of built in amp reverb, in fact). Partly due to the size, and the desire for other reverb sounds, I replaced it with a Dr. Scientist Reverberator. No regrets on that - it's a really great pedal.
     

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