EHX Holy Grail Neo vs. Catalinbread Talisman

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  1. mizzlfoshizzl

    mizzlfoshizzl Member

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    Craving some tasty plate-y space for the front end of my JMP. Obvi the Cbread is way more tweakable and can do the wacky oscillating pad thing (not that I would use it that often, especially live). But the Holy Grail Neo is so much cheaper...

    Or split the diff and get the Digitech Polara?

    Speak to me, oh wise TGPers... ;)
     
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    mizzlfoshizzl Member

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    30+ views and no replies... you guys are killing me...
     
  3. Kilometers Davis

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    Thread revival

    I'm torn between these two as well and only one is going to end up a Christmas gift to maself ;)
     
  4. guitar29

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    Talisman, hands down. The best plate I've ever heard!
     
  5. feet

    feet Supporting Member

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    have the holy grail neo algorithms been updated? because while i have and like a holy grail plus, i wouldn't expect it to compete with a talisman in any way. i already have a dr scientist and a flint that have better sounding plates. the ehx's best attributes are how quick, easy and solid it is in terms of the sound. workmanlike, but not magical (though i did prefer it to the flint in the loop of one amp). its more ampy than ambient.
     
  6. Jason_77

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    I agree with this guy! Sounds great and has all the features you'd want in a reverb pedal.
     

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