Best wah...

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  1. Wheeler004

    Wheeler004 Member

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    What's the absolute, best wah out there? Not just "best value" or "best boutique," but the best sounding wah you've ever heard or played?
     
  2. thetangmang

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    I don't know about the best wah but my favorite so far has been the v848 Clyde McCoy reissue.
     
  3. dewey decibel

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    Best for doing what? Lot's of different wah sounds out there...
     
  4. geetarman

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    There is no "best" anything in music gear just what's best for you and what tones you aspire to achieve.
     
  5. MartinC

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    For vintage (organic) low to medium gain tone with a strat neck pickup ... Fulltone Clyde.
     
  6. Loop-Master

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    The best for me? A Vox 1969 Cry-Baby with the trash can inductor.
     
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    This one: Thanks EXP!!

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  8. FenderBigot

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    I've only ever play my Cry-Baby... not surre I can say it's the "best" though.
     
  9. LeeSympathetic

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    budda bud-wah.

    The best "Worship" wah i've ever played yet.

    Not too harsh and not too mellow,
    sounds great and clean and it doesnt mess with your tone at all
     
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    Thomas Organ Crybaby
     
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    Built like a F1 car.
     
  12. Wheeler004

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    Sorry guys, I should have qualified the question- which wah is best for your particular style of play?
     
  13. markw1980

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    My favorite is the Teese Wizard for my style. There may be something else, but I haven't found it-
     
  14. MartinC

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    Same answer ... for bluesy stuff ... same kind of tone as "voodoo chile" and "say what"
     
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    For me: my Area 51 covers all my vintage Italian wah tones ala Hendrix and when I need something nastier with more throw to cut through gainier rock tones I go with the Teese/RMC Wheels of Fire.
     
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    It depends on what you want in terms of sound but Im loving my Morley Dragon Wah and Morley Bad Horsie 2. Thay are more modern souding but thats what Im after. Switchless, potless and built like tanks.
     
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    For me, Area 51 rocks big time! Tried the fulltone, budda, crybaby, crybaby classic, vox. A51 is just sooo right.
     
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    Picked up a Fulltone Clyde Deluxe the other day to replace my Crybaby 535Q, and the Fulltone wins big. My style ranges from bluesy hard rock to ambient (ala sigur ros), and this wah is very versatile and musical.

    If I want a very dramatic wah effect that sounds more industrial, then I use the parked Q setting on the filter pro with an expression pedal assigned to the Q, but again it sounds like a wah, but lacks the feel and richness of a real wah pedal.
     
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    :agree:agreeWithout a doubt!!
     
  20. FREELESSONSNOW

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    I like my Teese RMC1. I had a Fulltone Deluxe but I like the 'flutter' of the Teese.
     

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