Peak Handmade / Boutique Pedal...? Has this gone too far?

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  1. 3waytie4last

    3waytie4last Unfluencer Gold Supporting Member

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    It sounds great, but is really more a piece of art than anything you'd keep on a board.

    I'm glad I bought one, and I'll probably buy whatever else comes out of his Tarpitlab. :)

    M-tone makes fantastic guitars as well.

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  2. Jon Silberman

    Jon Silberman 10Q Jerry & Dickey Silver Supporting Member

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    Another vote for cool work of art. Steampunk meets deco - I like the design a lot. This being said, the proof is in the tonz.
     
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    Any design from the 60s through 80s can get one resistor changed, a weird name and fancy paint job. A lot of TGP will still be all over it.

    Have you heard the new Chartreuse Okapi OverFuzz? It is so transparent that you can't tell it is on yet it still adds haunting mids, smooth highs and tight bass with a drive that is clear but fuzzy but articulate but thick! But it never alters your tone!

    :sarcasm
     
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    Power cables that cost as much as this

    https://shunyata.com/products/power-cables/qr-series-power-cables/omega-qr-xc/
     
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  5. 3waytie4last

    3waytie4last Unfluencer Gold Supporting Member

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  6. Jazzandmore

    Jazzandmore Gold Supporting Member

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    Very cool! M Tone page has no purchase or pricing info, so I'm assuming they all sold out already.
     
  7. Vhailor

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    As PT Barnum famously said, There's an audiophile born every minute.
     
  8. Cheddar Kung Pao

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    Looks pretty cool to me. I would't probably get one just coz i am not a pedal guy and I already have a Sunface.

    Try as I might I couldn't find pricing. What did the Thermal go for new?
     
  9. 3waytie4last

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    $475

    Based on some postings by Matt of M-tone, they probably lost money on them when parts and labor are considered.
     
  10. Cheddar Kung Pao

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    That's not much more than a Jan-ray and clearly has a lot more labor involved.
     
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  11. Jazzandmore

    Jazzandmore Gold Supporting Member

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    Bummed I didn’t know about it before.
     
  12. 3waytie4last

    3waytie4last Unfluencer Gold Supporting Member

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    Well, if you're lucky, you'll have a chance to buy them for three times the original price on Reverb. :rolleyes:
     
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    Ha, already looked :p
     
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    what does this possibly have in common with that pedal? One is a functional work of art, the other an audiophile trap :confused:.
     
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  15. BINGEWOOD

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    Peek pedal...
     
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  17. AaeCee

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    Define "too far".

    If he sells all 25, the answer is decidedly no, this trend has obviously not gone too far.
     
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  18. Daniel Travis

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    Ok, this video is peak TGP.

    I can't wait for some blues lawyer to buy this, and then kvetch about it here.
     
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    Someone’s having fun with the waterjet machine.
     
  20. two fingers

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    I couldn't have said your first paragraph any better.
     
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