Tims & Timmys in different colours?

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  1. NB_Terry

    NB_Terry Member

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    I have a Timmy in a copper colour coming in (sight unseen) from a friend of mine out west.

    How many non-standard coloured pedals did Paul C make? I can't find any pics on the net.
     
  2. zosozep7

    zosozep7 Gold Supporting Member

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    None that ive ever seen. Paul could really boost his sales, I think if he started custom orders. Not sure he would want that though??
     
  3. teleclem

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    Can you post pics when you get them?

    EDIT - this one?

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    NB_Terry Member

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    That's the colour I believe.

    I have a Timmy coming in. Pretty sure there are no external toggles.
     
  5. StratStringSlinger

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    +1 That would be nice if there were some other color choices. I suggest for the May builds, that's when I'm up for one. =)
     
  6. TimD

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    I have seen a "copper" color Timmy once a few years ago. I think the actual color is a paint used by nissan, Burnt orange I think.
    Isn't there a Nissan factory in Franklin Tn?

    Anyways, great color!
     
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    I didn't get a custom colour Timmy. But I'm planning to rehouse mine into this

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    And adding one more pedal together for a gain boost. I know I should have gotten a Tim but my board 6 months ago was small. I'm getting a bigger board and can afford a lil bit of extra space.
     
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    I saw what looked like a green Timmy on one of Ty Herndon's guitar players board. Could've been the stage lighting but pretty sure it was green.
     
  9. SeicheNZ

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    so... why does one guy have a special tim and all the others dont? ;)
     
  10. Flight1311

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    Didn't Paul make some blue ones for charity? Like to raise money for Katrina or for the floods in TN?
     
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    I asked Paul about this because I had heard of the Tim/Timmy probably almost 8 years ago or so, and the guy had what I thought was a white Tim (the guy was named Tim too, so it was kinda funny), but Paul said he never made any in white, so I must be remembering wrong, but he did acknowledge building them in a few different colors but will not do that anymore.
     
  12. Dave

    Dave Member

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    I had a copper and a light blue Timmy.
     
  13. natmiss

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    My Tim is blue. I bought it used. Does that make it special? It's a blue metalflake.
     
  14. Last Nerve

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    Paul used to have a few colors he could use.
    Then for a Katrina auction he did some special finishes (might have involved Donner, IIRC).
    After that, Paul said only the stock finish.

    IMO, ALL Tims/timmys are special. :)
     
  15. Charlie_Pace

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    I had a Tim that Dan from This1smyne repainted white for me. That's always an option.
     
  16. Trebor Renkluaf

    Trebor Renkluaf I was hit by a parked car, what's your excuse? Gold Supporting Member

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    I seem to remember some real early Tims and or Timmys with a plain, unpainted box.
     
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    Mine has white knobs; bought it used. Not sure if these were added after initial purchase (my suspicion) or if Paul made it this way. FWIW, I think it's much easier to see settings in dim light with these knobs.
     
  18. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place... Silver Supporting Member

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    That was originally mine and that's my photo! I had a copper Timmy too. I also had the first ever toggle TIM with asymmetrical clipping..it was kinda my idea in a way in that I asked Paul for a TIM that would do the asymmetrical clipping sound that I liked so much from my Timmys.

    I've had a couple of custom colour TIMs and Timmys over the years but Paul stopped doing the custom colour Timmys by agreement after the pedals he made for the Katrina auction...which I have one of.

    I'm not sure when he stopped doing TIMs in custom colours. Here's another I had.

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    If anyone has either of my custom colour TIMs I want em back!
     
  19. teleclem

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    That Timmy looks cool :aok
     
  20. Grant Ferstat

    Grant Ferstat Some guy in obscure bands in a far away place... Silver Supporting Member

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    Yeah I love it. It's been on my board for a long time now. I have a current model toggle as a back up too.

    I wish I could get one of my TIMs back though. For years I've been running Timmy > Klon into an AC30 with greenbacks and it's been just the ticket.

    These days though with a lot of gigs being in smaller rooms I'm running a Magic Brit MK2 AC15 style with an Alnico Blue and the Klon sounds a bit congested. I think the more transparent TIM boost would be just enough kick given the earlier break-up point and extra compression of that amp.
     

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