Discontinued Pedals that are great buys

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  1. bgmacaw

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    Do you have any older, discontinued, pedals that are great but haven't been discovered and sent into stratospheric price levels?

    Here are my two.

    The first is the DOD EchoFX FX96. It's neat because it's an analog MN3005 bucket brigade chip based delay and it has a tape quality knob that allows you to simulate a worn tape sound from an old echo unit. It has a great sound to it although it does suck tone a bit when off and eats batteries. Unlike the more popular 'vintage' analog delays, you can find this one for about $25 if you look around.

    The second is a Peavey Hotfoot distortion. It's nice feature is that on lower settings it sounds a lot like a Boss DS-1 but as you kick up the distortion it moves more into Proco Rat territory. Also, like all Peavey products, it's built like a tank. You can also find this one in the sub $25 price range if you look.
     
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    This is really weird but, someone left an Arion Metal plus here during some rehearsal years ago. Just out of curiousity I plugged it into the low input of my Marshall 2204 and have been using it for a couple of years now. Sounds like crap in a fendery amp though.
     
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    MI Audio Blue Boy

    Reverend Drivetrain II
     
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    +1 :cool:
     
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    Man, someone is probably going to whip my butt for saying this...but, the Menatone series (5-knobbers) that were released before the new 6 knob series came out are going for relatively low-dollar. I mean, they used to be $225 pedals, and they now got for $120ish very regularly. Not a STEAL, per se, but these pedals are top notch.
    Don't tell anyone, though. :D
    If cubba65 sees this post, I'm a f***ing dead man.
     
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    Ok, I've never actually had one, but from what I hear the Reverend Drivetrain II is one of these discontinued, cheap and great sounding pedals. Anyone here have/tried one?
     
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    DOD FX-17 Wah/Volume/Continuous Controller

    - Really good wah that can be tuned with a couple of trim pots
    - Built like a tank
    - Smallest footprint wah I've seen

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    Ah Xoc Kin Member

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    Don't remind me ;)


    Eddie :)
     
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    I have one. It's a great 'tubescreamer' variety pedal. I 'smooth modded' mine.
     
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    Original Marshall BluesBreaker and Guv'nor pedals. I have a Guv'nor for sale because I need some cash for an amp, but the BluesBreaker goes nowhere.

    These things are selling in the $130-150 range on e-Bay. Cheaper here. That isn't anywhere near the stratosphere where Klon Centaur's and Original TS's sell for $400+

    Also, the original green Nobels ODR-1 is great.
     
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    How about the Realistic Reverb-it's actually an analog delay that overdrives very nicely and sells for $50 or less...
     
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    +1 Very underrated IMO. My only gripe with my AD99 is that you can't use a battery with it.
     
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    Anything U.S. made by Ross.
    Now those are underated pedals!
     
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    \yup, with it's own flavor. Lots more volume on tap as well, and can get really rude depending on how you set it. You can regularly pick them up now used on ebay for between 85- 130 (though 85 is the lowest I've seen. Most often between 100-120). Really cool pedal that shouldn't of been discontinued and has been recently going up in price.
     
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    Arion Chorus. Best fast vibe sound ever!
     
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    DOD FX-52 fuzz. Rivals a Big Muff.
     

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