Gimme the beef on HBE...

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by anubae_obscura, Mar 7, 2006.


  1. anubae_obscura

    anubae_obscura Supporting Member

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    i was at the website and these sound like some very good pedals...gimme some opinions on em and also if u have clips post em for me. Thanks
     
  2. Wooley

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    I have the Psilocybe and love it. It is my phaser of choice (and I have 7 including the heavily hyped Shannon). Great build quality, clear as a bell, quiet, versatile, etc. I hear great things about the Powerscreamer as well. I'm buying a DosMos soon myself.
     
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    anubae_obscura Supporting Member

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    TY Wooley...i actually liked it as well.....im really diggin the powerscreamer and the big d...had any time w/ them?
     
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    No I've got 2 tubescreamers and a Shannon Distortion, all of which I am completely satisfied with, so it's unlikely I will get the D or the Screamer. But that DosMos... the FET sound is the sound I love most of all possible boosts/drivers. I can't have to many flavors of that.
     
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    anubae_obscura Supporting Member

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    ya i liked it too....too many pedals....too few dinero...:mad:
     
  6. cvansickle

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    I use the UFO frequently. I also own and use the Germania, Geramcide, Big D and Medicine Bawl. Great sound, superior build quality, and fast, friendly customer service when I've contacted them with questions. A class act all the way.
     
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    When i get the dinero im goin this route...does anyone have clips? other than the websites?>
     
  8. Wooley

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    I hear great things about the Medicine Bawl. What can you tell us about it?
     
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    +1 for the Psilocybe.

    The HBE compressor is also a nice pedal.
     
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    I bought it for a spare wah, to use on my smaller board with a few "retired" pedals. (My main board uses a Clyde.)

    The Medicine Bawl sounds like a good vintage Vox, but without the noise and tone suck thanks to the true bypass. It has an internal trim pot that lets you adjust the wah center a little. Other than that, no bells and whistles - just damn good wah tone in a sturdy pedal.
     
  11. Wooley

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    What makes you choose the Fulltone over the HBE?
     
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    Im sad I missed out on the final sale of those shannon phasers. Ive heard nothing but praise. Ive never been able to find out how much they ended up selling for in the final sale, but If anyone has one, who could tell me the price they paid, I'd appreciate it. Might give me a traget price to keep my eyes open for. Thanks!​
     
  13. cvansickle

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    It was there first. They're both great sounding pedals.
     
  14. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place... Silver Supporting Member

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    Anyone tried the new HBE delay pedals-look like good simple units
     
  15. norrin radd

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    sorry for the SPAM, but I have an HBE Dos-Mos like new on sale. PM if you are interested in...:AOK
     
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    Can someone tell me how the Power Screamer is for low gain telecaster crunch sounds along the lines of rolling stones?
     
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    Yup, I have one of the first Mimic Mock 1's. It doesn't give you a lot of delay time, but it's absolutely awesome for rockabilly style slap back, a bit of Luther Perkins boom-chicka-boom-chicka, and to fatten up leads.

    It definitely has a lot of personality. If you crank up the repeats and delay time, the later repeats are pretty low-fi, but in a very cool way. Turn up the repeat level, and you can get some great self-oscillation and fun noises with some knob tweaking.

    Great price for an analog delay as well.
     
  18. DaveG

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    The Power Screamer is great for that; I use one with my Teles into an Orange Rocker 30, and it's great. Lots of low to moderate gain, great tone, and the boost is very usable for leads. The Big D is a great pedal, too, and will give you more gain on tap; I don't need it, as my Orange dirty channel + the Power Screamer is enough for me.
     
  19. big mike

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    I freaking LOVE HBE Pedals.

    I have the Dos Mas, Powerscreamer, CPR Compressor, and THC Chorus.

    I plan to get the wah, UFO and delay when I can. top shelf, fantastic tones and build quality, awesome service.

    Between HBE, Nick Greer and Xotic, man, I can't see a need for anything else.
     
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    I once testdrived the UFO, great fuzz and even better octave!:JAM
     

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