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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-29-2006, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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Best Wah For Metal?

What do you think is the best wah on the market for heavy metal?

I currently am using a Morley Bad Horsie and find the sweep far too subtle for when it comes to playing metal. I'm looking for a really smooth sweep, nothing too harsh or muddy .. looking for that elusive petrucci wah tone.
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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 09-29-2006, 06:36 PM
 
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

why don't you just buy the one that John Petrucci uses then? He uses a rackmount Crybaby wah. If you can't afford one of those a Crybaby 535Q is a fantastic sounding wah with a pot to change the range of sweep and a Q to adjust the intesity of the sweep.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I have a Zakk Wylde Crybaby that works very nicely.
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^^ no no my friend the cry baby from hell, I have it and it rocks!
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

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What do you think is the best wah on the market for heavy metal?

I currently am using a Morley Bad Horsie and find the sweep far too subtle for when it comes to playing metal. I'm looking for a really smooth sweep, nothing too harsh or muddy .. looking for that elusive petrucci wah tone.
I LOVE my Bad Horsie, but my next in line is definitly the 535Q. Get that one dude, dont even listen to anyone else haha. Its any wah you want it to be.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

go to your local dealer and try them all. be sure to listen to how they sound with a lot of distortion on.

i did and also wound up with the crybaby from hell.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I haven't heard the Weeping Demon instore, but here's a link to some sound samples:
http://www.ibanez.co.jp/world/produc...d7/sample.html

and sound control:
http://www.ibanez.co.jp/world/produc...7/control.html
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

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Morley Bad Horsie

I use a Horsie and I love it.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I disagree about the Zakk Wylde. I think it is the worst wah by dunlop, and you would be better off with the orginal crybaby.

From experience, don't get the 95q or the Zakk Wylde.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

Bad horsie. Dime has a signature wah that's pretty badass from what I understand.
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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-05-2006, 04:19 PM
 
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

If you dig JP's wah tone, your best bet would be the Dunlop 2SR, 1SR, CFH, or 535Q.

I owned the 1SR while also owning the 535Q (original and has NEVER left my board while tons of other wahs have) and they were actually pretty close in tone.

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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I'm currently on the DB Crybaby From Hell and I love it. You can coax many different voicings from it plus it's got a nice little gain boost to really kick it into high gear. I dig the camo paint as well.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

the ibanez weeping demon is pretty awesome... very tweakable, you can get a lot of different wah sounds from it.
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I really love the switchless design on the Bad Horsie, i'd really miss that if i went to Dunlop e.t.c., anyone got opinions on the Morley tremonti? what's the sweep like on it and what's it like compared to a bad horsie?
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Re: Best Wah For Metal?

I must say the best wah hands down has to be the Dunlop DCR-1SR Rack Wah. that thing is crazy. \m/
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