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Your best/favorite wah wah pedal?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by nbessie1, Sep 9, 2019.

  1. GtrGeorge!

    GtrGeorge! Member

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    I am not an expert on wahs...but I still enjoy my Crybaby 535Q after all these years.
     
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  2. MESA/BUDDA

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    It also depends on your approach.

    I have 4 wahs and use them for tone shaping and color. Much like Adam Jones of Tool.

    I'm not doing any traditional wacka wacka wah wah stuff with my pedals.

    I find that approach and technique to be exhausted now and not applicable in my playing.
     
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  3. SteveK

    SteveK Supporting Member

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    For me... a Fulltone Clyde.
     
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  4. Joncaster

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    I'm still blown away by my Gagan Italia, Derek & the Dominoes version (with sockets for voicing and output resistor).
     
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  5. iam_krash

    iam_krash Supporting Member

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    Nothing touches my 67' Clyde picture wah...
    Only thing almost as juicy is my 67' Crybaby.
     
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  6. rxguitars

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    I’ve owned and still own many of the usual suspects but the Dunlop Petrucci somehow seems to work best for me. Definitely modern but very expressive.
     
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  7. Vertizontal

    Vertizontal Member

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    Long time BBE Ben-Wah abuser, love it, never given me a reason to look elsewhere.
     
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    I have several circuits that are for singlecoils and some that are for humbuckers. YMMV
     
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  9. SlyStrat

    SlyStrat Supporting Member

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    Tried a bunch and my Dunlop Cantrell is my keeper.
     
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  10. unfunnyclown

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    Very happy with my Teese Wizard Wah, which I don’t see used very much. I like it because it has a very warm, cello-like tone with a lot of low mids and a slight boost.
     
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  11. Strumlord

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    I love my Teese RMC3 I have a gold limited edition. Tons of tweaking options and they are all great usable settings.
     
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  12. willrock

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    i have 535q for the classic "wacka wacka" and i have petrucci wah for everything else..
     
  13. ZENTISH

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    I have a Snarling dog's "MOLD SPORE PSYCO-SCUMATIC WAH". It is a wah and a ring modulator, you can use just the wha or just the ring mod or you can use both at the same time.
     
  14. T Dizz

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    I've been using a Dime Wah for years.. lots of options and a boost.
     
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  15. RC2

    RC2 Silver Supporting Member

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    I've had a lot of wahs over the years and my favorite is the Chase tone Script.
     
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  16. mambosun92

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    Geoffrey Teese RMC 6 Wheel of fire
     
  17. Hawkmoon269

    Hawkmoon269 Supporting Member

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    I heard that Tony Iommi used to use a wah for equalization, and could never understand how when I was playing a Crybaby. Then I used a Thomas Organ Vox which is much more subtle and I finally understood.
     
  18. plextasy

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    My Morley Tremonti power wah served me well for over a decade. For harder rock styles and metal it really has a special voicing and sweep. It's not at all "quacky" and has a huge and very vocal transition from heel-down to toe-down position. Excels at high gain, doesn't sound so good on cleaner tones.

    Lately I've been craving something a bit more "classic" sounding. I might try an RMC or a few of the signature Crybaby models.
     
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  19. Hulakatt

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    Yep, I stopped looking after getting my Budda
     
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