pedal names

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by alderbody, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. alderbody

    alderbody Member

    Messages:
    682
    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Location:
    overseas
    one thing is really certain...

    Some pedal builders have a really vivid imagination.

    Otherwise they wouldn't pick such hilarious names for their pedals!.... :)

    No offence intended, but pedals being mostly varieties of the same subject, it's kinda obvious that some try to imply a better product through a fancy-funny name...


    Once again, i do not question the quality, tone or whatever each pedal offers.

    It's just that some builders have gone too far!.... :)


    Let's see what sounds funnier to your ears_regardless of tone etc.
     
  2. cvansickle

    cvansickle Supporting Member

    Messages:
    10,910
    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA USA
    I think that "Butt Probe" pedal established a new low...
     
  3. danut

    danut Member

    Messages:
    185
    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2005
    Location:
    Tg.Mures, Romania
    "Super Hard-On"

    "Discombobulator"

    "Reezafratrzitz" (or something, I never ge to even spell that!)

    But I would expand a bit this topic by asking your opinion on the pedal maker with most common sense and fine taste in naming their products. I vote for Mike Fuller and Robert Keeley.
    I think "Fulldrive", "Choralflange" and "Keeley Compressor" names are already trademarks on their own. They are just perfect, IMHO.
     
  4. PlexiBreath

    PlexiBreath Member

    Messages:
    1,202
    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2002
    Location:
    La Quinta, California
    I'd prefer to see names even more extreme.

    Kelley
     
  5. rawkguitarist

    rawkguitarist Member

    Messages:
    8,338
    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2004
    Location:
    Oceania
    "Tonebone"?????

    I love the pedal, the name is friggin lame though. Graphics are crappy too. I'd like to smack the guy who said "that's a winner man, print it up...".

    Names I like,

    Eternity: simply, could mean a lot of things
    King of the Britains: you know what the pedal is by the name.
    Super Hard On: you should play gigs with this one at church like I have LOL!
     
  6. Moe45673

    Moe45673 Member

    Messages:
    5,351
    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2005
    Location:
    Toronto, Canada
    super chile picoso. perfect name for the fiery little pedal it is
     
  7. PlexiBreath

    PlexiBreath Member

    Messages:
    1,202
    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2002
    Location:
    La Quinta, California
    Big Muff is still my favorite sexualy suggestive pedal name.
    Kelley
     
  8. Ryan

    Ryan Member

    Messages:
    2,007
    Joined:
    May 5, 2003
    Location:
    Norman, OK
    Moreso than the Sex Drive?
     
  9. PlexiBreath

    PlexiBreath Member

    Messages:
    1,202
    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2002
    Location:
    La Quinta, California
    Yeah because visual as well as olfactery ques are triggered with "Big Muff".
     
  10. onehandfretting

    onehandfretting Member

    Messages:
    154
    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2005
    Location:
    Atlanta
    one of my favoite sexual pedal names;

    Way Huge Camel Toe
     
  11. mustangman

    mustangman Member

    Messages:
    632
    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2005
    Location:
    NYC
    here's a few i made up for the custom pedal's i have built, not to cleaver but there cool haha:

    roster booster
    booster shot
    the mute
    buzz fuzz
    the loop coop.

    they all just rhyme. :D
     
  12. Last Nerve

    Last Nerve Supporting Member

    Messages:
    6,801
    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2005
    Location:
    Mile High
    PedalworX Bender Over Under :D
     
  13. grego7

    grego7 has left the building Gold Supporting Member

    Messages:
    2,636
    Joined:
    Mar 9, 2005
    Tim - admit it, when you first heard of this pedal, the response was "wha...? the name of the pedal is 'Tim'????"

    Understated and yet...perfect
     
  14. alderbody

    alderbody Member

    Messages:
    682
    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Location:
    overseas
    after a quick "ride" around a couple of threads, i "fished" some names for the list... :D

    Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz
    Fuzzulator
    Cream Puff
    bad Monkey
    Blue Collar
    Mooger-Fooger
    Echoczar
    Supa Quack

    ....

    hehe... :)
     
  15. alderbody

    alderbody Member

    Messages:
    682
    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Location:
    overseas
    :D :D :D
     
  16. ABKB

    ABKB Member

    Messages:
    3,167
    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2005
    Location:
    Chicago
    Lol, actually I do play at a church and I have been toying with the idea of someday getting a "Butt probe" just to see the look on those faces :D I brought it up to my wife and just got this :rolleyes: I still want to do it though :eek:
     
  17. smallbutmighty

    smallbutmighty Supporting Member

    Messages:
    7,541
    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2004
    Location:
    Seattle
    I like whacked-out names and graphics. To me it's part of the fun of pedals. Pedals with pedestrian names and graphics just come up short of the full package, no matter how good they sound.

    A few of my favorites:
    Hellbilly
    Mosferatu
    Octabooty
    Fish Factory

    And of course, any pedal with a "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" tie-in is a sure winner. Those would be:

    King of the Britians
    Tim

    Just my opinion,
    A
     
  18. smallbutmighty

    smallbutmighty Supporting Member

    Messages:
    7,541
    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2004
    Location:
    Seattle
    By the way.... here's my "all church" pedal lineup:

    Way Huge Swollen Pickle or Camel Toe (you pick)
    Super Hard On
    Hellbilly
    Big Muff
    Mosferatu
    Diablo

    Hmmm.... who makes a "Satan Drive" or "Demon Drive"?

    A
     
  19. HBob

    HBob Member

    Messages:
    760
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2005
    Remember, that's a Big Muff Pi! Makes it even worse - or better? Then there was the Ronsound Hair Pie...
     
  20. Lucidology

    Lucidology Member

    Messages:
    25,731
    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2006
    Location:
    Monterey, CA
    Emma certainly has their share of odd ones...
     

Share This Page