Fulltone Clyde vs Teese Picture Wah??

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Jmarck, May 14, 2006.


  1. Jmarck

    Jmarck Guest

    Which one is better tonally? Which one is the best representation of the original Clyde McCoy?

    Thanks

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  2. JLee

    JLee Member

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    It's subjective. Depends on what you're after tonally. The Fulltone has a cleaner, brighter tone. The Teese has more growl and a tighter low end. You can dial the internal trimmer on the CLyde so that it sounds similar to the Teese, but it still lacks a bit of growl and the low end is still a bit looser.
     
  3. LSchefman

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    I've had both, and liked both. I'll state my preferences, but remember that the originals varied widely in tone (I had one when they were new on the market, and so did lots of my buds, and they did vary).

    I think the Teese sounded more like *my* old Clyde McCoy, and if I was doing more vintage wah stuff, that is the one I'd get. However, I like the wide sweep of the Fulltone better, and find it more suited to my own wah style.
     
  4. gitpicker

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    I have owned both, and both are very good pedals - the Teese feels and sounds more like the original IMO.
     
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    Guinness Lad Silver Supporting Member

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    I don't know about the clyde but I do own a pic wah and I really like it. Very sweet midrange but I find the range is very tight with a lot of change happening with limited movement of the pedal. This is both good and bad, it is less fatiguing on your calf muscles (if your really working it which is good) but if your not paying attention you will work right out of the sweet spots. Personally, I think if I used it all the time the sweet spot issue would be a non issue.
     
  6. sanhozay

    sanhozay klon free since 2009 Silver Supporting Member

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    Both sound equally great. The major difference {for me} is in the feel and travel. The ergonomics of the Teese feels right to me.
     
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    Both are great. Teese is very interactive with other effects in the chain. Fulltone performs more consistently in a variety of set-ups.
     
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    +1:AOK
     
  9. LSchefman

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    >>Fulltone performs more consistently in a variety of set-ups.<<

    I'd agree. Can't go wrong either way.
     
  10. JMarck

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    Does anyone have any sound samples of the clyde other than fulltone's site?
     
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    Here ya go;
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    I haven't compared, but will say that when I think my Clyde isn't doing it for me, I hear it in a recorded band situatiuon. It seems just right then, and I go back to liking it.
     
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    My pic should be here VERY soon. If I dont like it the only other option is the landgraff wah for me :)
     
  14. Tommy C

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    tried a teese Picture wha proto the other day , very sweet and warm ,

    had a clyde FT for awhile great sound but did not like the long sweep and size,
    now I have an Ital 70s Vox wha with Teese inductor transplant,
    very nice :)

    Tommy Cougar
     
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    I've had a Picture Wah for about 3 years now. I think its rare to have a pedal, and not even consider GASing for something different, but thats the way I feel about this particular pedal.

    Great pedal, and Geoffrey is a cool dude :AOK
     
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    Same here: owned a PicWah for over a year, love it to death, no complaints, great vintage tone & feel. Could the sweep be wider? Sure, but if you're talking "vintage reproduction of a Vox Clyde McCoy" - Teese hit the nail on the head with the Picture Wah. Fini. :AOK
     
  17. CharlieNC

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    +1 on the teese pic wah

    nuff said
     
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    Here is a clip called 'Voodoo' which is just a jam of voodoo chile I did earlier this year with the Teese Picture wah, BB preamp, Dr. Z RXES, and my custom shop '69 strat.

    Excuse the playing, at the time my strat's neck had bowed quite a bit(don't you love the dry canadian winter?) so the action is super huge and I had a bit of trouble wrastlin the guitar.

    http://www.soundclick.com/bands/songInfo.cfm?bandID=490637&songID=3519384

    There are some other clips of the RXES on my main page.
     
  19. bluesjuke

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    And that why I'm ordering my Teese Picture Wah right now!
    Nothing but a Teese sounds like that.

    Besides that I have an AC & RC now you've given me GAS for a BB as well.
    Was going to try to hold off on that Xotic but I'm weakening.
     

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