PROCO RAT - "The Woodcutter" mystery

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by fieldsroyal, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Bigsby

    Bigsby Member

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    I've got a "BRENDAS HUSBAND". The dot matrix label printing is a nice touch. I love the thing. I did have Keeley put a three position switch mod on it years ago. I usually keep it in the middle. Not sure if it's that different or what.

    Thanks to this thread for having me crack open my RAT.
     
  2. twisty571

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    My 1989 Turbo RAT has no name or sticker across the pots :(
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  3. twisty571

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    I had a Big Box RI "Steve" but the no name 89' Turbo sounds better IMO with out the super scratchy pots :p
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  4. SRQGuitar

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    I'll have to open up my late '80's RAT when I come across it and see what builder I have. Are they valuable?
     
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    Not more than any other late '80s Rats but those awesome little units are climbing in price too.
     
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    I wish someone could let 'woodcutters' surviving family members know that their deceased relative has achieved LEGEND STATUS! I'm sure that would make them proud.
     
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    Oh man this thread is over 10 years old! Does TGP do some kind of celebration for this achievement?
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    I don't even own a Rat and I just subscribed to this more than 10 year old thread about the innards of old rats.
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    Myth busted!
     
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    Woodcutter’s widow does know about that. She thought it was hilarious. She also used to work for ProCo so she certainly knew all the factors I mentioned.
     
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    ^ Thats awesome!!!
     
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    Just got a flawless 1992 Woodcutter Rat 2 (with box and paperwork) for $175.
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    Ooof. Ready to gig! Beauty! My two Woodcutter RAT2s are my favorite RATs in my collection! Mine were kinda banged up so I paid a LOT less for em.

    Two "Woodcutter" RAT2 distortion pedals

    Also, fun point of interest:

    These two pedals sound alike at these settings! No two RATs behave the same y'all! Tolerances are real!!!

    The one on the left is my only RAT I know has had a switch replaced and it's a soft click switch and all RATs should have them OMG I love it!
     
  17. brentrocks

    brentrocks Guitar Hack/Player Gold Supporting Member

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    I just picked up a RAT. Not sure what year...in original box...at a garage sale!!

    Pic coming soon!!!
     
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    Woodcutter club member here too

     
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  20. Zooey

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    Me too! It's on my big box Rat RI that I bought new in 1993, I think. I can see the sticker through the battery compartment.
     

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