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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 06-21-2007, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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best wah?

ok, i know a lot of you have a wah, and that there are a lot of wahs to choose from.

im looking for a wah that doesn't suck tone, and is not too extreme.

i dont want it to double up as anything else (volume or gain or whatever...)

the obvious two are vox and jim dunlop(crybaby), however i have heard bad things about both of them sucking tone...

im not really interested in signature (vai included) wahs , cos they cost too much.

i play many things, but mostly shoegaze, soft rock and post rock

so if anyone has any suggestions, vox? crybaby? something else?

please enlighten me!!

cheers
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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 06-21-2007, 03:22 PM
 
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I have a vox 847 which i like alot. its more like a vintage wah compared to a more modern wah sound. it is subtle but yet very clean sounding. its not a bad pedal whatsoever. I got it for 40 bucks or something.
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F the anti signature wah, look at the Crybaby From Hell
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I say get an orignal crybaby, and mod it to your preferences. It is REALLY easy and thier are a bunch of sites that have info on modding wahs.
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Try out an Ibanez Weaping Demon. I love mine.
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I had a Weeping Demon but I'm not a fan of it. Sounded too "digital" and fake for my tastes. I use a Teese RMC3, but they cost alot. You might wanna check out a Teese RMC1.
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Re: best wah?

Get a Dunlop Crybaby, most authentic wah sound. If you can afford it, get the Classic Crybaby because it's got the Fasel inductor. The Zakk Wylde's got the fasel in it too; basically just get any wah with a fasel inductor (explanation in my next post)

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my favorite is the 535q
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I'm going to ditch my bad horsie 2, I began to realize switchless sucks big time.
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Had them all and Im currently use the weeping Demon. Its got great features that you don't see on any other wah pedal. The thing about wah pedals is you have to work hard to get them to sound just right in conjunction with your current setup. Mine sounds Hot......
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I like my fulltone clyde. I also liked my 535q lots.
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F the anti signature wah, look at the Crybaby From Hell
How good is it? I'm eyeing for a new wah, going to ditch my bad horsie 2, I've tried my friend's original crybaby and it kick the bad horsie2.
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Re: best wah?

yeah, the crybaby looks pretty good.

i will probably try to pick up one of them.

anyone know the difference between the 'original' and the 'classic' crybaby?

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yeah, the crybaby looks pretty good.

i will probably try to pick up one of them.

anyone know the difference between the 'original' and the 'classic' crybaby?

cheers

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Classic's got the Fasel inductor, original doesn't. It has to do with the harmonic overtones that are produced. With an original, you get strong thirds, fifths, and sevenths on the note/chord you're playing. With a fasel inductor, the inductor boosts fourths and fifths and eliminates the sevent, creating a purer, clearer tone.

http://www.geofex.com/Article_Folder...d.htm#inductor
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How good is it? I'm eyeing for a new wah, going to ditch my bad horsie 2, I've tried my friend's original crybaby and it kick the bad horsie2.


Its awsome, it has the fasel inductor. Its basically a 535Q with more options.
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