Loving the Carb

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by kenoflife, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. kenoflife

    kenoflife Supporting Member

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    Haven't heard the Gaspedals Carb mentioned much lately - Jay is still selling them I assume?

    But MAN, what a pedal with my Goodsell Super17 and either a tele or a 335-type guitar. Just the perfect boost on top of a clean set Klon, or into a Honeybee to cut it thru just right. I've been thru a lot of pedals but the Carb is definitely a mainstay. Doesn't add compression, just a certain kind of 'effervescent' clean gain.

    Its never a mistake turning on or leaving on this pedal - I keep it set with the switch to the left and both dials about 11.
     
  2. mprvise

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    Yep, it's been on one of my boards since day one - great pedal! Stacks well too. Get the amp cookin' a bit and turn on the Carb - oh yeah!!!!

    I've since purchased three other pedals from Jay and have pretty much decided I just need to buy anything he builds. The Carb ended the low gain OD search, and the Gasbender MKII ended the fuzz search.
     
  3. I'm Incinerator

    I'm Incinerator Supporting Member

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    The Carb is a great pedal. I enjoyed mine a lot when I had it. It definitely adds a little more something to your amp. I like Jay's pedals (I've owned the carb and the ChopShop Prototype), they are pretty straight foward and sound great.
     
  4. kenoflife

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    I keep 'trying' to ditch mine in an effort to let go of some pedals - I mean I already have a BJF Comp on board as an early booster, a Klon at the end....etc.

    But whenever I perform, that Carb proves to be one of my favorite pedals - probably even more than the BJF Honeybee OD as far as its use as a pinch hitter and for low gain OD
     
  5. 12guitdown

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    Just got this one last month and feel fortunate to have found it. (Sorry for the phone pic, I didn't have my camera at hand) Perfect low/medium gain pedal. I love it.
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  6. Stressfest

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    IMHO the Carb is the definitive boutique pedal. None better at what it does.
     

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