great inexpensive pedals?

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  1. wattsup32

    wattsup32 Member

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    before the crash we had a really good thread going about pedals that were inexpensive, but killer. can we start this again? i'll even volunteer to keep it organized at the top so people don't have to wade through each post to find something. it'll be a quick reference.
     
  2. fenderbender4

    fenderbender4 Gold Supporting Member

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    Probably not super inexpensive, but not boutique that are pretty good IMO:

    EVH Phaser
    Zakk Wylde OD

    I haven't heard but read that the Bad Monkey is really good. Boss pedals are pretty good too.
     
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    On the really inexpensive side, I bought a DOD YJM-308 for $29 including shipping from Music123. It's a little buzzy at high gain, but very good for mild to moderate overdrive tones or boost. Almost like (dare I say) a destitute man's Timmy. :) I spent a couple more dollars and put in an indicator LED and changed a cap to reduce the bass roll-off. I use it in front of a Fender Princeton (non-reverb). Although I may get a more expensive replacement down the road, this pedal holds it's own very well for the price.

    I tried a Bad Monkey for awhile and really liked it. Nice TS-9 knock-off with some extra tone control. I only returned it because it was about 95% overlap in sound with my Keeley Mod TS-9. I'm tempted actually to sell the TS-9 and get another Bad Monkey and have change left over.
     
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    The Bad Monkey is an obvious contender.

    I will put the Marshall ED-1 up there as quite possibly the best mass-produced compressor on the market.
     
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    Nobels ODR-1
    Arion SCH-Z
     
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    Boss SD-1, Ehx big muff (rusian)
     
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    +5 on the Bad Monkey, also the discontinued DOD BiFet Preamp pedal is a really nice clean boost pedal.
     
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    Danelectro Fab Chorus: $15
    Danelectro Surf & Turf compressor: $5 on Ebay!
     
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    The Guyatone WR-3 Wah Rocker is a great sounding envelope filter for scant few $$.
     
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    no one said timmy???? $100 bucks may not be in you guys' range of inexpensive, but for the quality of a timmy, $100 is dirt cheap.
     
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    Boss Heavy Metal (HM-2). I know, I know...but it's not for metal! Seriously, the hi & lo eqs make it possible to dial in the most awesome fuzz. I love it. I think they go for less than $50 on eBay.
     
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    +1 on the Nobles ODR-1. Really good sounding OD.
     
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    Dano Tuna Melt? Tremolo
    Any Dano delay
     
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    I really like my Dan-Echo. It may not be the best delay pedal but I like it's versatility and it sounds good to me.
     
  15. wattsup32

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    i did mean that thread. i thought because it was started between the two crashes that we lost it. no real need to continue here if we can pick that up where we left off.

    everyone, go to that one.
     
  16. LouRossi

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    +2 on the Nobels
     
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    my voodoo labs microvibe is the cheapest pedal I got, and it does the whole vibe thing pretty well and is far easier to dial in compared to the mayer voodoo vibe sitting on the shelve.
     

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