Best replacement wah inductor?

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  1. gnugear

    gnugear Member

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    So I was going to buy an Area 51 but just found out that they're now longer available. I put a red Fasel in my crybaby and it sounds smoother so I consider that an improvement.

    Should I put another Fasel in my Vox? Are there any others out there that are better? Whipple, Fulltone?
     
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    john b Supporting Member

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    I just had a yellow fasel put in my modded crybaby. It is really clear and natural sounding. Not quite as snarly as the red. I'm really happy with it. Got it for $12 on the 'bay.
     
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    Got a Whipple. It really has the vocal characteristic I was looking for. Got it on eBay.
     
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    johnrea_77 Silver Supporting Member

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    I have a used "fixer upper" Cry Baby getting retrofitted with new parts including a Whipple inductor, true bypass, and LED indicator. It should be ready in a week or two.

    FWIW - I picked up the Whipple on the bay as well.
     
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    do a little internet research on wah pedal mods & you can decide why you're gonna like a given inductor & also how a couple of simple component changes can significantly alter your wah's tone
     
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    If you have the casing I highly recomend the MJM Guitarfx Ulysees wah mod. Not on his site but send him an email if you want. Tropical fish transistors, tuned inductor - really great stuff.
     
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    BTW, the Tropical fish are Capacitors, not transistors.

    I've also got a Whipple. Very smooth, warm, and stronger fundamental.
     
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    Tried the Red, was okay.

    I like my Whipple.
     
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    Yellow fasels are pretty good too. I like mine, the 'wide open' tone is not at all piercing or harsh.
     

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