Where's the hype surrounding Xotic's new XW-1 Wah

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  1. deftgala

    deftgala Member

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    I've been expecting more videos, online reviews and threads in forums regarding the new Xotic wah. Maybe people are giving it some time before GAS'ing for one? I'm pretty curious about it.
     
  2. slowth

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    My friend tried one in Japan and bought it on the spot
     
  3. TBLebowski

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    I'm with you...I'm torn between that or the CM95 dunlop...
     
  4. ESW.

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    People here went nuts when the video was released over the summer. I haven't seen much discussion of it on the forums by people who've actually purchased one, though.
     
  5. deftgala

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    Would like to hear their opinions on it. Seems to be versatile
     
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    muletrane Supporting Member

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    My local shop has one. I haven't played it yet, but it looks killer!
     
  7. UncleLarry

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    It's a wah. Wah's don't usually get hyped much. :dunno
     
  8. GuitarBrent

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    The buffer is a deal breaker for me...buffers in wahs kill the tone of the wah.
     
  9. OilsFan

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    Right here in this thread apparently!!
     
  10. ChicagoJoe

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    I think the hype is waiting for it to be released and available in a store near... well... me.
     
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    It's both. When it's on it's buffered, when it's off it's tru-bypass. FYI
     
  12. Jules-RM

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    Just noticed it's only 8.25 inches... should make a bigger deal about that, it's smaller, but not too tiny.

    Too bad I got tired of Wahs years ago.
     
  13. GuitarBrent

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    I understand that, and an output buffer in a wah kills the tone of the wah IMHO.
     
  14. bobbradley

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    I have one, you don't want it, it's terrible........ I guess it's my cross to bare:crazyguy

    Great wah, super nice, highly tune- able, well made. Buffer is a positive for me as it works flawlessly with fuzz. Does not seem to effect the dry signal, it sounds amazing. But none of you want it... Trust me!
     
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    Best wah I've ever owned, loving it! I've been thorugh a lot of nice ones the last couple years too including multiple Teese RMCs.
     
  16. TheRealDeal

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    Too much $$$ was hoping it would comparable to the 535 or things around that. I like it but not for almost 2x the cost
     
  17. flcmcya

    flcmcya Silver Supporting Member

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    I have around twenty Fuzz machines..... mines on the way! :p
     
  18. lv

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    Is the inductor in the xotic not a real one?

    Scroll to bottom where they talk about the inductor

    http://main.xotic.us/effects/xotic-wah
     
  19. TubeStack

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    I love my EP Booster, but I'm quite happy with my EVH wah.
     
  20. dpgreek

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    That CM95 sounds great. This Xotic looks really nice too, but it seems to me that the other tunable wahs (Teese, Wilson) have a jump on the market
     

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