Tell Me About Wah

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Slaphappy, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Slaphappy

    Slaphappy Member

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    I need a new one...........my cry baby didn't show up at the last gig and I need another one...............please help.
     
  2. improv4

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    A couple questions: musical style? budget? These answers will narrow your search and everyone will offer some great suggestions. There are plenty of threads on many different wahs if you wanted to run a search.
     
  3. Colt

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    Teese.

    RMC2 or RMC3 for versatility.
     
  4. Slaphappy

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    Style: cover band classic - heavy

    Budget: $100 - $300

    Search: did that and for whatever reason didn't see much.
     
  5. slegros

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    Vox 847, despite what many people say if you want a truly classic wah sound the 847 is the way to go. It'll nail the Cream/SRV/Hendrix sound. For heavy classic rock its great. Do a search on youtube and listen to the 847 clips. Just because its not a boutique wah doesn't mean it isn't good.
     
  6. ahltarocka

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    The Wilson Rippah Q-Wah is the best wah I have ever owned. Can cover any type of music. You can call Kevin Wilson and receive great customer service. The price is very competitive. Also check out his other Wah pedals.
    www.wilsoneffects.com


    ROCK THE CASBAH!!!!!!!!!:hiP
     
  7. Enjoyer

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    In your budget . . . Go Teese and don't look back.
     
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    Yup, Teese. RMC2 is great, RMC3 is a little complicated but extremely versatile.
     
  9. jzucker

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    i have a rippah-q as well. I just did a demo video of it. Kevin will be posting it soon...
     
  10. Cory

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    I've got an RMC3LE and really like it! Super versatile and was pretty easy to set the sounds.
     
  11. junior40

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    +1 on the teese wahs, i have a pic wah and i love it
     
  12. improv4

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    The RMC3 is great. It's very versatile and would easily do the classic to heavy. There are plenty of decent wahs out there; it really just comes down to personal taste. Good luck on your search.
     
  13. Mac-P

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    RMC3 user here. If you want control over volume and anything else, look no further.
     
  14. Squatch

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    I own an RMC3... just A/B'ed with a CLYDE and am still happy with the RMC3... if you don't mind spending an hour or two fiddling with options. Once you get the hang of it - you want a picture wah one day dial it in, you want Cream the next - dial it in.:AOK
     
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    +1 Totally agree
    I was once a total wah freak: the 847 *is* the classic sound, it's more vocal and chewy than others (to my ears). It's also got just the right short sweep.
     
  17. Paul Conway

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    I'lll jump in and ask: which wah is best for single-coil funk? I have a standard crybaby, and in addition to the annoying squeak it's developed, it's far too piercing for this application...
     
  18. Slaphappy

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    jzucker Supporting Member

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    The Rippah-Q is great for that. It's got a very pronounced quack which stands out in the mix unlike some wahs. The area 51 is good too but it's got more of a jimi wah vibe.
     

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