Pedals that stand the test of time...

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by GtrWiz, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. GtrWiz

    GtrWiz Member

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    Seems like lots of floks swap pedals almost weekly these days. I'm kinda curious as to what new/boutique pedals are sticking. What do ya'll have that when you hear it you think, yup, I'm done...

    Here's mine: RMC 2, Demeter Compulator, AnalogMan KoT & TR-2 mod

    I'm still not set on a delay, or high gain dist, though I like my Tonebone Classic...
     
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    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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  4. erksin

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    For me -

    Fulltone Clyde Wah
    MI Audio Blue Boy
    Timmy
    StroboStomp
    Axess BS-2 Buffer/Splitter

    I love my Hellbilly, DLS Chorus~Vibe, and Arion SAD-1 Analog Delay but all may be swapped out if I find a deal on something better...
     
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    Last Nerve Supporting Member

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    I can and have gigged with just these and been a VERY happy man!
     
  6. jgyn

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  7. trumpus

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    For me its my Timmy and my (borrowed) BiComp.

    I've had the bicomp for a couple of months, on loan from a friend, and i NEED to pick up my own befor ei give him his back!!!

    Brian
     
  8. justicetones

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    Clyde Deluxe wah
    Bad Cat Xtreme tone (great mid and hi gain combo)
    Boss Octaver (old MIJ)
    OOH WAH II (soon to be modded by Jon Cusack)
    Analogman Bi-comp
    Analogman Bi-chorus
    DLS Echo-Tap
    (insert King of Tone that I ordered about 9 months ago) :(
     
  9. GtrWiz

    GtrWiz Member

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    It's worth the wait.
     
  10. trumpus

    trumpus Supporting Member

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    What kind of mod?

    Brian
     
  11. esoteric pete

    esoteric pete Supporting Member

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    zen, timmy, and klon all pass the test for me.....
     
  12. justicetones

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    He has a great tap tempo mod for the OOH WAH. It also gives you the odd number step sequences as well. For example instead of just 4, 6, and 8, you can get 2,3 5 or 7 as well.

    It replaces the random mode switch but you can still get that mode by holding it down.

    Check it out
    http://www.cusackmusic.com/Products/ZVEX Tap Tempo/ZVEX Tap Tempo Manual.pdf
     
  13. antojado

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    AM Comprosser & juicer
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    Tim
    Jacques Sleeptalker

    I'll be keeping these for awhile.
     
  14. D.G.

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    These are my keepers:

    DL4 - my only looper, it's been on my board for years now
    Varidrive - I still haven't found a tube OD that beats it
    Supra-Trem - I prefer sinewave trems to the photo-cell triangle types
    Big Muff RI - gotta have muff! :D
    EB Jr. Volume - as long as there is a good buffer in front of it
     
  15. gururyan

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    Clean Boost - BTMB/BYOC TriBooster - DONE
    Phaser - Vintage MXR Phase 90 - DONE
    Analog Delay - Maxon AD900 - DONE
    Overdrive - Banzai Cold Fusion - (thought I was done, already regret recent sale of said pedal)...(ordered a custom MJM Blues Devil from Mike)
    Compressor - Vintage MXR DynaComp - DONE
    Fuzz - MJM London Fuzz - DONE

    I'd like to feel the other pedals are keepers, some I have had for a very long time...but the ones listed above for sure.
     
  16. Moe45673

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    strobostomp
    diamond comp
    catalinbread super chile picoso (unless I accidentally try out one which I like more, such as the much raved about RC Booster. However, my SCP never ceases to amaze me and frankly, I don't need anything else)

    I can't see the rest of my pedals going anywhere, but GAS is so finnicky
     
  17. pepeteus

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    Never say never...but my TIM and Timmy seem to be keepers that work great with many kinds of amps. I play through an EL84 amp now and with that the TIM brothers are a must have. :dude

    Reverend Drivetrain II is the one I don't seem to part with when speaking of the TS style pedals. I haven't played many TS style pedals and there may be better ones, but the DT is a good one.

    I'm not so sure about a heavy OD or distortion yet like someone else mentioned above. At the moment I have a MI Audio Tube Zone. I've had it only a few months so it's kind of a new pedal for me still. I'm not completely satisfied with it and I think it's because I've been spoiled by the separate bass and treble controls of the TIM/Timmy. The Drivetrain also has bass and treble knobs. But I don't usually make too quick decisions and I still might become attached to it. Only time will tell.
     
  18. playon

    playon Supporting Member

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    Analog Man KOT - Had it for about a year... just sounds great with everything, and is easy to use.

    RMC III - The best wah I've ever owned.

    Lovetone Flanger - had it for 2-3 years - nothing else is even close

    A recent contender but the jury is still out:

    Sex Drive for clean boost
     
  19. teddy boy

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    Gents,

    I've got to admit I'm a muffman too. :AOK

    E-H Big Muff RI
     
  20. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place... Silver Supporting Member

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    I'd say Timmy but then again I have TIM on order and one of the soonto be released Double Hotcakes so I may find that Timmy goes.

    I do think that Timmy/TIM have got through the standard hype period and could become moden classics.

    May be sold soon- King Of Tone.
     

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