Smaller Trem for Supa-Trem Guy

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  1. reddog112

    reddog112 Silver Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Long time fan of Fulltone SupaTrem...just love the way it sounds. Gotta add another pedal and real estate limits making me wonder if I can get a smaller trem that will sound as good as the Supa. Any suggestions appreciated...I don't need any more features than the Supa has, I rarely use the hard/soft switch, for the record.
     
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    James Member

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    Demeter Tremulator
     
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    I take it you use Soft mode most of the time then?

    I'd suggest Throbby. Tremulator is great, but it's a choppier trem. SupaTrem is pretty smooth on soft mode.
     
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    Don't know how it would compare, but I like my Lotus Gray trem. What a great pedal.
     
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    reddog112 Silver Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions, keep them coming!
     
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    Yes, great point...I do prefer to run on soft mode
     
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    The TR-2 is pretty nice. I had the Empress V1 and sold it and picked up the TR2 (for the 3rd time lol) and dont miss the Empress. It does "basic" tremolo as good as anything. I don't think it has as deep a throb as the fulltone if I remember, but worth the $50 used price.
     
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    Dolphineus "The game of ball is glorious." -Walt Whitman Silver Supporting Member

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    Vintage Technologies BFD. One of the best I've ever played.
     
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    I happen to be somewhat of a fan of the Supa-Trem, because I like tube amplifier style tremolo. Notwithstanding, there are two tremolo pedals that I like more which are smaller than a Fulltone Supa-Trem.

    In no particular order:

    • JHS Honey Comb Deluxe
    • Wampler Latitude Standard (a 'Deluxe' variant is also available.)

    It seems to me most Tremolo pedals do certain things very well, but few seem to get it right no matter what. The Latitude and Honey Comb are of the latter type.

    Good luck!
     
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    A vintage Schaller Tremolo is smaller, battery only though. They sound amazing.
     
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    Definitely this. It's not true bypass and does have a slight drop though. The Tone Freak Mellotrem is also nice and has a volume knob. I had XTS mod my BFD with an LED, true bypass and fixed the drop.
     
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    Suhr Jackrabbit is killer
     
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    Dr Scientist Tremolessence replaced my Supatrem 2 !
    As good but much more compact.
     
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    The Basic Audio Throbby kicked the Supa Trem off of my board and nothing else I've tried has been able to replace it. I thinks it's the best simple trem around.
     
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    The Supa Trem doesn't have a tone control. I'd say the Mini Trem does more...
     
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    I just picked up a hand wired Mad Professor Mellow Yellow and its great. I have a nice tremolo in my amp but i like this so much I had to keep it as well
     
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    The Supa Trem is a clone of the Demeter Tremolo, so that. Or get someone to clone one for you. Or with regards to modding, you could probably strip out the Supa and rehouse it. Mad Prof Mellow is a compact optical trem that's very nice too, though it has a slightly different wave shape/tone to it IIRC.
     
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    Black Cat Mini Term
     
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    I have a SupaTrem, that I love, and the other tremolo I also liked very much was the Mooer Trelicopter.
     

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