Pedals You Thought Were On Another Level

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  1. bluesoul

    bluesoul Gold Supporting Member

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    90's DMM
    White dot Sunface
    Sir Henry (univibe)
    Vibe bro (univibe)
     
  2. Gera RG

    Gera RG Supporting Member

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    Standard Supermoon? Or Supermoon Chrome?
     
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  3. Narwhal0514

    Narwhal0514 Member

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    Chrome :)
    The Bloodmoon also sounds amazing.
     
  4. rawkguitarist

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    I don't know why, but it seems that distortion pedals are the hardest to get right. So most of mine are of this nature. All of the below stand out significantly to me.

    Barber Direct Drive
    Barber Dirty Bomb
    Trombetta Mini-Bone/Bone Machine
    Mythical OD (Klon - the hype is real)
    Timmy (also, the hype is real)
    BJF Dyna Red Distortion
    Menatone King Of The Brittans
    Zvex Fuzz Factory

    Non-Distortion:
    Neunaber Expanse (WET alone, it made a me a fan of reverb again)
    Zvex Wah Probe
    Boomerang III phrase sampler
     
  5. Chrishash

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    I have an Infinity coming tmrw- please explain this combo. Is it as simple as it seems. Drum machine pedal with any loop perfectly in time? If so- it’s be a modern miracle to me. Thanx! QUOTE="Ceragan42, post: 27868145, member: 181560"]Jeez, pretty much my entire board. Which is why they're all on there. I clearly have a problem, what with all the EQD, that company knocks it out of the park. But the Afterneath and Transmisser are just noise makers (though cool). But the Avalanche Run is particularly fantastic, especially with an expression pedal. Nothing compares.
    For distortion, the Black Ash is wonderful.

    But the most Elevated to a Higher Level pedal is not just one, but the syncing of two. The Pigtronix Infinity midi synced to the Beatbuddy has changed the game. And I get lost in riffs like never before. No other pedals have enabled me to get in as much playing time as these two.

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  6. Gila_Crisis

    Gila_Crisis Member

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    These became the core almost every my guitar based setups:

    AMT SS20 Valve Preamp
    Strymon Timeline
    Zoom Multistomps
    Digitech Drop
    MASF Pedals Raptio, and their fuzz-boxes.
    Pigtronix Infinity
     
  7. Smithy78

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    Bought the Strymon El Capistan last week. Within minutes of plugging it in I had already forgotten about the pedal and was lost in dreamy sounding chord progressions. It’s a great sign when a pedal inspires you to make music right off the bat like that. It’s instantly become one of my favourites.
     
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  8. Gera RG

    Gera RG Supporting Member

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    Really missing mine, it was special
     
  9. FokenBusker

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    My Belle Epoch Deluxe is my new go-to multi fx unit. Vibrato, Chorus, Rotovibe, Wah, Delay, Reverb, and Overdrive in one pedal. Placed directly after my dirt stages, I'm in hog heaven. I pulled 3 units off my board because this rocked them. I have a mind to ask Howard Gee if he wants a gift basket sent to him.
     
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  10. voodoochili12

    voodoochili12 Supporting Member

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    Barber Direct Drive for low to mid gain overdrive, by a huge margin. Beat out ~20 boutique pedals for that same application and stacks beautifully with a Klone
     
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  11. MIM#1

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    Are you a freshman now or in your 60's? :-D
     
  12. sutherland

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    The Afterneath is more than just a noise maker. You can dial in some great Large Hall and Cathedral reverb sounds buy maxing out the Drag and Diffuse controls.
     
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    How do you order that twin peaks?
     
  14. Tri Pedal Reviews

    Tri Pedal Reviews Member

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    Now days, David Rolo typically posts to his instagram a day or two before he releases a batch of pedals giving a heads up. Then you go onto his site and order once they are in stock. He typically does monthly runs. So he'll build a batch, then sell them, rinse and repeat.
     
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  15. chlorinemist

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    Gotta try that CP1X. Heard nothing but good stuff about it
     
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  16. JackD

    JackD Gold Supporting Member

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    I have a Duellist now and LOVE it! Is the Blues Power different enough to have both?
     
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  17. s3gle

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    I don't like/have a use for fuzz, but I've tried a few over the years and these always struck me as being in their own right, subtly more gnar and distinctive in appealing ways

    I just don't like fuzz though so I'd have no real use for one. of any of them

    Ampeg Scrambler
    Fender Blender
    Way Huge Swollen Pickle Mk II
    Prescription Yardbox

    Not the rarest or most boutique pedals but I think there are no clones that are properly killing the market for these because it just can't be done. Or shouldn't
     
  18. hippieboy

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    In another level:

    Overdrive: Analogman KOT
    Overall Delay: Chase Bliss Tonal Recall RKM
    Tape Delay: Strymon El Capistan
    Distortion: Vfe Alpha Dog
    Eq: Chase Bliss Condor
    Fuzz: Skreddy Lunar Module Deluxe Mini
    Phaser: Chase Bliss Wombtone Mk II
    Comp: Origin Effects Cali76 CD
    Reverb: Chase Bliss Dark World
     
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  19. Black_Label

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    Here’s my list of stuff that’s just irreplaceably good:

    DELAYS
    - Echoplex EP-2 for the preamp and overall tape delay sound
    - Chandler SDE for stereo delay
    - Moog MF-104msd for cv controlled analog delay

    DIRT
    - ‘86-‘88 Rat for distortion (maybe it’s just the 2 that I have that are really a cut above?)
    - vintage Civil War / Tall Font Big Muff

    FUZZ
    - Spaceman Sputnik
    - Cornish NG-2
    - Manlay Ronno Bender

    MODULATION
    - Maestro PS-1a
     
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  20. TravisE

    TravisE Supporting Member

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    Diamond Compressor was the first thing to come to mind. The amazing sound of it plus the convenience of simplicity.

    The second is the Blackstone Appliances MOSFET Overdrive. That pedal just feels good. I never should’ve sold mine.
     
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