Expression Knob Pedals: Need The Good Options

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  1. Abandoned

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    I'm looking for the good quality, reputable expression knob pedals out there.
    Can yall help give me a list of options?

    I saw SEAFOAM pedals, are they good and reputable?
     
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    Smallbear is my good option.
    Mammoth used to be good, but their ghost telephone number and the non-existent email address is terrible.
     
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    Thanks

    Any other options? Anyone heard of Seafaom pedals?
     
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    I just finished up building my own into a multi use, utility pedal for my board, I ordered everything from mammoth, with the exception of the enclosed switchcraft style TS jacks, they were out of stock at that time, got them from Small Bear, but mammoth did have the TRS jack for the expression knob, about $.15 cheaper than Small bear if that matters, however mammoth's shipping is pricier, its more worth it to order from them, if you are ordering about $50 or more in parts like I did.

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    Is this for real? And legit? Cool idea
     
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    Strange so no one really has sollid options here
     
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    You talking T1M and Nose Pedals style stuff?
     
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    I guess I'm just looking for a mini expression knob from a reputable, high quality builder.
     
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    honestly, not many people make them, other than the above mentioned builders, but obviously a few of them have been complained about on here. Mission does sell one on their site, but I think these are very easy to build yourself, if I had just built a simple expression knob, I think it would have cost around $7 plus shipping, for a small enclosure, TRS jack, pot, resistor, and knob, the enclosure is where most of your money goes on something like this, the rest of the components can be had for $1 or less.

    If you are questioning Nose and T1m, I don't think they will crap out on you, as I said, they are very simple and very hard to screw up, as long as you pay attention to what you are doing. I'd try ebay or something for one of them, I think nose lists online purchases through ebay, and I would think you'd be more likely to get your order without issue going through ebay, rather than nose's site.
     
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    Yah I trust T1M, I can get that one but I like the design of the SEAFOAM pedals mini expression, but no one here has seem to heard of them. And a 1 month only warranty seems strange.
     
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    I'd say the knobs look like a good Idea, but kinda expensive for what they are.
     
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    An expression knob is so simple. I can't imagine how anyone could mess it up.

    I mean, like the above post. Its not worth making because anyone can do it. So, thats why there aren't too many options
     
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    Same as cables and true bypass loopers and yet...
     

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