Who's rocking a stock basic crybaby these days?

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  1. Tbone135

    Tbone135 Member

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    I bought a Crybaby at a garage sale and threw it on my board last weekend and it sounded great. I already ran a mini buffer downstream of the wah and it worked out fine bypassed. I was going to automatically do TB mods on it, but I might not even bother now.
     
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    Cool, I've been wanting to stumble across one of these for cheap, too. I'm playing a 535q, which I love, but I'd sort of like to have a backup. Hell, if it dies on you, just buy a drop-in kit or even the BYOC kit. I really like the overall Crybaby tone/sweep.

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    I do have a 535 Crybaby and it's a great little wah. I never could figure out how to mod it and it has more features than I'll ever need. I might paint the GCB-95 up and keep things simple on my board.

    I've been surprised at how many pro players use a stock GCB-95.
     
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    I've been rocking my stock crybaby since 1989 or so. The same damn pedal.
    I keep it in a loop in front of some dirt.
     
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    I have a 535Q which has been great for me for years. I recently picked the JB Wah and really like that one as well.
     
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    I play a stock Cry Baby.
    Only mod i've done in ten years is the true bypass switch, since it is a famous sucker.
     
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    Q: Who's rocking a stock basic crybaby these days?

    #1. People who have no idea how much tone they're losing with it's crap bypass system.


    :p
     
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    Wow,you just insulted nearly everyone on this thread. But ya used a smile so I guess it is ok..By the way Warren Haynes,Joe Bonamasa and Philip sayce called.they want to talk to you about tone.:p
     
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    I have a stock Mister Crybaby Super. Has a buffered bypass so it's a little cleaner but I'm happy with it overall.
     
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    Ah, the intricacies of internet etiquette...

    FU you MF'er!! :p

    Oh, see, he used a smilie emoticon! Aww, it's all good after all!

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    Reine Fiske of Dungen
     
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    So, if you run a dedicated buffer before or after the crybaby, wouldn't that reduce tone suck?
     
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    I have had a stock crybaby for several years as well. It is need of some work at this point (pot and inductor replacement) so I will likely go ahead and get TB added to it.
     
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    I bought one in '89 new and I haven't done anything to it. It is, however, very scratchy sounding:(
     

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