Best builder making pedals under $150?

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  1. LowWatt

    LowWatt Member

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    Who is the best builder making pedals for under $150 without a waiting list that is out of hand.?
     
  2. john b

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    Hands down David Barber. Silver LTD, $99.95. Best deal on the planet!
     
  3. Twin63

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    Assuming you are looking for OD pedals, I have or have owned the following:

    Barber LTD (Black) - $120 new. Great build quality and great tone. Dave makes a few pedals under $150.

    Lovekraft Mojodrive - $139 new for the stealth version. This is my #1 OD. I love this pedal (I have the earlier big-box version).

    CMATMODS Signa Drive - $135 new. Similar to the Mojo Drive. Excellent pedal.

    As far as I know, these are all readily available or have very short wait times. Customer service is excellent from all 3 as well.
     
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    It's barber then....
     
  5. LowWatt

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    Actually, anything but. I'm great on ODs but i have $166 in my paypal and I'm trying to think of builders I may have missed. Maybe a monsterpiece silicon fuzz or something
     
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    fulltone ocd comes in at under $150, which, IMO, is a great deal

    for delays, cmatmods deelay is at $150 exactly

    MI Audio is usually under $150
    Like others, Barber stuff
     
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    Pre-built BYOC stuff should work, as well.
     
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    Good stuff ... keep it coming . Maybe best builder isn't what I should have asked for, but "great" builders who charge less than $150
     
  11. Twin63

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    Gotcha. Still might want to check out the Barber Trifecta fuzz - 3 classic fuzz circuits in one box for $149.95. I haven't played one but the clips sound really good.
     
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    Nod to CMATMODS, the Deeelay is sweeeet!
     
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    Tonefactor/MojoHand/Sinister Analog have many pedals around the 150$ price point and they are high quality gear. And yeah, Barber too, including the Clark Gainster built by Barber Electronics.
     
  15. whoismarykelly

    whoismarykelly Oh look! This is a thing I can change!

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    If the builder isn't charging a lot for it it probably isn't any good ;)
























    j/k
     
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    Another nod to Barber Electronics. I love his Direct Drive.

    Good luck,


    Mark
     
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    Hands down Monsterpiece. You wont get better wiring in a +$200 pedal. They aren't just pretty either, they are GREAT sounding.

    dk
     
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    Home Brew Electronics (HBE) has great pedals in that price range.

    I have two Voodoo Lab pedal I got for under $150.
     
  19. whoismarykelly

    whoismarykelly Oh look! This is a thing I can change!

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    +1 for sure
     
  20. SkipTracer

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    Paul Crowther deserves to be mentioned as well. Both the Hot Cake and the Prunes & Custard are <150$ (shipped & paypalled) if bought directly from him.
     

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