Help me pick a wah

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  1. rockford

    rockford Member

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    I want to get into wah-wah, but kinda overwhelmed by the choices. What do you guys recommend for a strat (3 single coils) ?
     
  2. JackButler

    JackButler Supporting Member

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    See my post below on the Pedalworx wah!
     
  3. Marty McFly

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    Really depends on your price range to start. Also, it will help if you can be more specific if you're looking for a wah for cleaner tones, or higher gain tones.

    Around $100, I think the Crybaby Classic is a good wah. Double that price, and you're in the territory of Fulltone Clyde and the Teese family of Wahs.
     
  4. rockford

    rockford Member

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    Jack, how much was the pedalworx, and did you try Teese wahs ?
     
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    I'd reccomend the Digitech EX7 Expression Factory. It has features 7 effects, two of which are wah's. The first wah is a Vox Clyde Deluxe and the second is a standard Crybaby. Here's what separates it (in my mind at least) from other wah's. You can tweak all the parameters- I mean everything. In addition to this, the pedal also functions as a wammy pedal, leslie simulator, univibe, space station, chorus pedal, and flanger. It even comes with 7 distortion options you can access via a heel switch if you need a boost for your signal. I got mine used for $125 TGP and have thoroughly enjoyed it. I especially like the Vox setting and wammy function. Lots of bang for the buck here.
     
  6. Doodles

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    Check out the Wilson Effects Rippah wah it is Sweet sounding!! www.wilsoneffects.com There's also alot to choose from so it depends on your taste. Good luck
     
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    RMC1 is real fat and vocal with a slight volume boost so as not to get lost in the mix...that would be my choice ;)
     
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    Yes, I ahev had a few Teese wahs, they are kick ass too, but this Pedalworx kicked my ass.
    Can't go wrong with a Teese, he makes awesome stuff as well.
     
  9. Paul Parrish

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    Clyde Deluxe (Fulltone) all the way, with the Trashcan MuMetal Inductor.

    Paul
     
  10. rockford

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    How many guys here tried the Teese Rm 1 and Picture wah !
     
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    Most of those guys are out touring the World.;).The picture wah is a fine vintage sounding wah..The rmc1 is a very throaty wah with a fat bottom end..
     
  12. ahltarocka

    ahltarocka Supporting Member

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    I highly recommend the Wilson Wah. Just got one and it is the best Wah I have ever owned and I've owned a few. In addition, the manufacturer Kevin Wilson is very customer focused, great guy to deal with.
    www.wilsoneffects.com By the way I own the Rippah Q-Wah.


    GO GIANTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:AOK
     
  13. rockford

    rockford Member

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    Thanks for the input, sounds like I might need more than one.
     
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    I'm gonna get blasted but I love the Bad Horsie by Morley. Switchless freedom, ah. Also the most intense Wah I've used.
    I've always had a hard time switching off the Cry Baby's.
     
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    MSD Automagic Silver Machine. It's switchless which is awesome; I'd never go back to a Crybaby style wah. It also has three switchable frequency bands and four switchable filter bandwidths. You can also switch between Classic (wah only) and Modern (wah & dry mix) modes.

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