Your best/favorite wah wah pedal?

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  1. cbpickin

    cbpickin Tweed Supporting Member Silver Supporting Member

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    BMF is my favorite. It has the most comfortable sweep and the tone is just right for funk. My RMC10 would be my #2 pick.
     
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    Zvex Wah Probe is my favorite, no cocked wah sounds but I don’t like that tone anyway.
     
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  3. wahfreak

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    I've heard lots of good things about this one... would've bought it but got the Alice a few months before lol.

    @joegagan makes some very cool wahs! :)
     
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  5. JohnnyBGoode

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    I'm using a Fulltone Clyde Deluxe for clean rhythm and that Hendrixy/Cream sound.
    It won't do the tones we all know from later Hard Rock solos - you need a Cry Baby for this tones.
     
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  6. pickaguitar

    pickaguitar 2011 TGP Silver Medalist Silver Supporting Member

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    How has your experience been with the input and buffer level knobs?
    Perhaps my ears were tired but I wasn't noticing a world of difference..
     
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  8. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Supporting Member

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    I like the old dod volume wah since it can swap functions and it has a small footprint. Most times it serves as a volume swell.
     
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  9. JohnnyBGoode

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    It lowered the volume before I switched the buffer on and turned it up, but it is indeed very transparent when on. Still somewhat noisy with a Big Muff, but so is the Cry Baby.
     
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  10. amdowell

    amdowell Supporting Member

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    Finally opened up the wah and adjusted the internal dip switches and am really very happy with the sound now. Funny how a quick flick of the switch is all it took. Absolutely killer sounding wah now.
     
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  11. cosmic_ape

    cosmic_ape Supporting Member

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    About 7-8 years ago, I went to a store and had one of the salesmen line some wah pedals up for me. I can’t quite recall anymore which ones I tested. But I went home with a RMC8, the “Eqwahlizer”. It has a switch activated, active 5 band EQ, so there’s a lot of tweaking options.

    I used it for many years. It currently sits in a box, as my pedal board got ridiculously large over the years. I use an expression pedal and an Eventide H9 for the few times I need a wah sound these days.
     
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  12. turtleboy3

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    There are so many great wahs today. Dunlop offers a good variety. I personally love the Crybaby mini on vintage mode, I also like the GCB95 classic wah. You can Also buy vintage Crybaby wahs with TDK inductors very cheap but its a bit of hit or miss due to its age and how the previous owner/seller took care of it.
    If you want to explore boutique ones the ff are really great

    Teese RMC
    Castledine wah
    Sonus Grey Fox
    Chasetone
    Venuswitch
    Mccon-o-wah
    MJM Ulysses
    Oxbow Wah
    Joe Gagan
    Area51

    Goodluck!
     
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  13. ikan

    ikan Member

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    Loving my MXR CAE wah!
     
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  14. Greentone

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    The Budda I’ve had for 17 years. Still love the thing. Haven’t bought another since.
     
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    Teese RMC10 or WOF
    Love the 10 for most Wah applications but when it comes to creamier/fuzzier drive tones the WOF is sensational
     
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  16. hstlaurent

    hstlaurent Supporting Member

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    RMC 10 for me. Hoping to try the RMC 6 at some point.
     
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  19. 59Bassman

    59Bassman Plank Cranker Silver Supporting Member

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    I have 2 CAE wahs, but I’ve never had a chance to play the boutique RMC, Gagan, etc. I’d love to, but have not seen them in the wild, and it’s a bit of a jump to just buy as I’m not the world’s hugest wah guy.

    I’ve toyed multiple times with taking one of the Union Jack Voxes, gutting it and completely re-doing it with a replacement board, true bypass, and a led mod. Never pulled the trigger, tho.
     
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  20. Phil M

    Phil M Supporting Member

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    I used the Budda for years, then an Area 51 for a few more years. Then I got the Teese RMC10 about 5-6 years ago. That is a GREAT wah.
     
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