Small footprint Flanger with true bypass

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  1. LL1

    LL1 Member

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    I was looking for opinions on the best sounding small boxed flanger.
    it doesnt have to be boutique, or do thru zero.

    The maxons and ibanezs look decent but there are a ton of models to try and figure out which is the best.

    It would also be nice if it was true bypass.

    The Hartman sounds really nice,,but looking for something a little smaller.

    any suggestions?

    thanks!
     
  2. wickidriffs

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    sorry Im not familiar,,what is scf? sound city flanger?
     
  4. todd richman

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    TC Electronic SCF. The Hartman is really cool and very liquid sounding. It does the Gilmour, Summers, etc sounds really well. How about the new XO series E-H Electric Mistress? It is a bit smaller-same size as the TC. The problem with the TC is tone suckage unless you keep it in a bypass loop.
     
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    I'd go with the Maxon Fl-9 it's very nice and it's nice and small.
     
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    Yup ... love mine, not cheap but sounds great, TB and small.
     
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    that's the one
     
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    another vote for the Maxon. And I have seen some go for really cheap lately - like less than $150.
     
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    The Hartman sounds really nice,,but looking for something a little smaller.

    any suggestions?

    thanks![/quote]

    hey! the guyatone fl1 is an analog flanger, i dont have one but ive heard they sound nice and organic, i have a guyatone md-3 delay pedal and all of the guytone mini series including the fl1 are about as small as pedals get, and imo are good value for money oh and i think its true bypass but if you check the guyatone website iim sure it'l say, and also the site has a few soundclips of it,
    elliott
     
  10. seiko

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    This would be my pick, really cool and undersung box, not true bypass but you'd never know it.
     
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    Another vote for the current production Maxon.
     
  12. LL1

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    awesome, thanks for all the suggestions, its much appreciated....
    time for a weekend flanger hunt.
     
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    Got the Maxon FL-9 as well. Really good flanger. You should check it out.
     
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    I have the MXR "Micro Flanger" w/ a TB switch. It is a really unique pedal, and perfect for that chorus/flanger sound. It is really very subtle, though, and really has one sound. Think of it to a 4-knob flanger, as the "Phase45" is to the "Phase100."
     

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