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Wilson wah?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by papersoul, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. papersoul

    papersoul Member

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    Anyone have a Wilson wah? Will it handle high gain well? I tend to like a wah which will cover clean to mean, single and humbuckers. I had good luck with an od Crybaby and my Budda but am looking to try something new.

    Thanks!
     
  2. peterdjp

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    I had one and sold it. Ended up keeping a modded Vox from an Ebay modder. Similar to the Keeley mello mod. One of the features is a bass boost toggle and it sounds huge fat with high gain. It's also true bupass has an led, no volume drop, a Q control for inensity or strength of mids and a red fasel inductor. The keeley is like 260.00 I got this one for 150.00
    I also had the pic wah and the fulltone clyde deluxe and kept this one. I do wonder if the keeley is better though.
    Here's the guy I got mine from but it was pre modded old stock for 150.00

    Oh, killer with buckers, I was using Fuchs TDS with high gain
    http://cgi.ebay.com/VOX-v847-CRYBABY-WAH-TRUE-BYPASS-w-LED-MOD-KIT_W0QQitemZ220285350193QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item220285350193&_trkparms=72%3A1205%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
    keeley:
    http://www.robertkeeley.com/product.php?id=38
     
  3. papersoul

    papersoul Member

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    Thanks man, i have the Buda now and am thinking about the Teese Wheels of Fire wah!
     
  4. jzucker

    jzucker Supporting Member

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    i like the wilson wahs. Check my demo page. I have several demos of their wahs.
     
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    How many you own now??
     
  6. papersoul

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    Those Vox wah mods on Ebay looks nice. I contacted theguy.

    I am deciding beteen keeping my Budda, getting a Clyde, Whees of Fire, Wilson, or another Crybby(Crybaby from hell or Classic).
     
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    I have the Wilson Rippa Q Wah..great pedal..fuzz friendly. Goes from quack to mellow meow with the turn of a few knobs. One of the best wahs I've tried.
     
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    I think you need to try a few and see what works with your set up. I had a Teese pic wah in the past and loved it but tried one recentley with my current set up and went with somthing els. There are a bunch o good ones. Area 51, liquid B, Supa quack, Wilson, teese , fulltone etc.
     
  9. papersoul

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    THANKS! Problem is, many of these are not in stores. :cry:

    Maybe I can mod my Budda for a bigger vol boost and maybe some way to adjust toward more lows. I am afraid the Wheels of Fire from Teese will have just as abrubt a sweep as the Wizard which I didn't like. I am more into the Crybaby type sweep.
     
  10. vicenzajay

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    A 12-posit Q Wah for Bass...will post here when I get a chance to try it out (December as I'm on deployment right now).

    Looking forward to it in any case.

    Jay
     
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    cool look forward to hearing your views on the Bass Wah. That's the one I've got my eye on...
     
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    Wilson just came out with a WH-10 replica, like the one John Frusciante uses, I plan on picking one up.
     
  13. vicenzajay

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    I now have both the 12-posit bass q-wah as well as the Wilson 12 posit Rippah Q-wah for guitar.

    They both have ended my search for wah's - yes, they are that good. The Bass wah has an incredible voicing range for the instrument - can't believe the sweep on the thing and how the controls can manipulate the tone. Plays nice with overdrives, etc., BUT I like it very near the front of the chain - noticeable difference in overall tone (i.e. it just "works" better there). Currently run bass - Demeter Compulator - Barber Linden EQ - Wilson Q-Wah - true bypass box with loops for the other pedals.

    The Rippah on guitar is amazing - unbelievable quack and midrange texture - plays "exceptionally" well with fuzz and overdrive. I use them post the wah, but others will prefer them prior.

    Just my .02
    Jay
     

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