Holy Grail (Rat content)

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by dosmun, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. dosmun

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    Are all of those Rat's Yours?
     
  3. dosmun

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    Yeah man! Not sure how this got started but here is how it ended up so far.
     
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  4. fieldsroyal

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    What's the go with the albino RAT? I can make out "Anniversary" - many made???
     
  5. Don Rusk

    Don Rusk BearFoot FX Owner

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    Awsome score Dos !!!!



    so Tourbox ?:D?
     
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    I've seen it all now. Amazing collection!

    Dosmun, could you rank some of the RAT versions from your least-to-most favourite in terms of sound quality?
     
  7. Jet Bycraft

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    What do you think of the SOLO Rat? How does it sound?
     
  8. Bobby D

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    wow.....that is a museum worthy collection!

    love those old big box RATS, they are my fave.

    the whiteface 80s model is my next fave.

    that prototype is amazing, truly a holy grail :drool
     
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    This thread = win! The rat is my all time favorite pedal. I'm very jealous. I'd love to have that! I'd love to see/hear some clips, too!
     
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    Its been said before but please....

    :clips

    :drool:drool
    :thud
     
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    Wow, that is an amazing piece of effects history..
     
  12. A440

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    what a great chunk of history there! quite a collection too!

    I purchased my small box Rat in the mid-80's and it's been a constant ever since. probably my desert island pedal...
     
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    :munch
     
  14. Jahn

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    WOW. With that many RATs, plus from the OP's sig it looks like a site dedicated to the RAT, no wonder a co-founder of ProCo hooked him up. He's the #1 RAT fan I bet, and deserves that proto-RAT if anyone does! Oh man, an AXE input - RAD!
     
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    I stumbled across this in a friend's basement in Kalamazoo MI many years ago. It looks similar to my '86 RAT (actually, the internals look more like the Original RAT Dos posted), but there are two of them in the same box, both with the G308 op-amp. I shot an email to Pro Co hoping they can help me identify it. Any other leads? I know Dos said he knew a founding member of Pro Co.
    http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/pacosix/media/IMG_20131221_162053_zps7996e10a.jpg.html?sort=3&o=13
    http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/pacosix/media/IMG_20131221_162139_zps5178213d.jpg.html?sort=3&o=11
    http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/pacosix/media/IMG_20131221_162323_zps7d290e1c.jpg.html?sort=3&o=6
    http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/pacosix/media/IMG_20131221_162345_zps261df060.jpg.html?sort=3&o=3
     
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    paco, that pedal is nuts !! Amazing find and I'd sure like to hear from Pro Co. I think the OP is going to pass out when he sees this.
     
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    Getting a whiteface reissue completely ended my dirt pedal search. I'll switch others in and out for variety but that Rat isn't going anywhere.
     
  18. JukeBoxRat

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    This thread is awesome.
     
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    +1

    :clips

    RATs are my favorite as well. For some reason I like the ones with the less fancy chip though, something is wrong with me maybe.
    Also, the Deucetone has the You Dirty Rat which has germanium in it and I like that one a lot.
     
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    You're are a very lucky man!! enjoy!
     

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