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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-01-2007, 09:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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Dunlop Crybaby

Hey guys,

Im buying a Dunlop crybaby wah tomorrow. I just wanted to know in order to use the wah, do i have to keep stepping on the pedal or do i just have to activate it. Cause i want that kind of wah like Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.

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All wah pedals work by keeping your foot onthem and moving it up and down
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Avoid the Crybaby like the plague. Unless you go for a 535Q or a Crybaby from Hell, Dunlop wahs have zero sweep with any sort of gain, and most of them suck tone like crazy.
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CFH is awesome though.
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CFH is awesome though.
I love mine. Best wah I've ever tried at gain, save for my cousin's Real McCoy wah.
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Hey guys,

Im buying a Dunlop crybaby wah tomorrow. I just wanted to know in order to use the wah, do i have to keep stepping on the pedal or do i just have to activate it. Cause i want that kind of wah like Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.

Thanks.
You need to switch it on when using it, there are switchless wah as well but I think they aren't as great sounding as the one equipped with switch.
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Hey guys i just bought it like 5 hours ago. io bought the GCB95. I know it the worst of all and the cheapest but honestly i love it as my first wah pedal. It just exactly what i wanted. Although strangely the wah only sound agressive when i use the bridge pickup maybe its because my sqquier neck pickup isnt strong enough? Anyway im loving it.

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Dunno 'bout you guys but I have to strongly disagree about arguments that are going on around here about Crybabies.
For me,they KILL all the rest.
The Morleys,the vox,everything,and I tried a lot of them.
Now I am settled with dunlop classic crybaby and I am absolutely satisfied.
So don't go around like GCB vulgaris is the worst and cheapest of them all...
It's cheap allright but it has it's purpose and potential users who may like it and use it for their music without any problems.
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Is the 535Q worth the extra money? How about the Original crybaby with the fasel?
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I like the CFH more than the 535Q. I think it'slike a 535Q +, maybe a 536Q
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LOL Cid! I think 635 super Q is more appropiate.
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Is the 535Q worth the extra money? How about the Original crybaby with the fasel?
The fasel will improve the sound slightly when playing clean, but it will still sound like.....nothing, at gain. Crybaby's may be popular, but they're honestly not great pedals unless you for the aforementioned 535Q or Crybaby from Hell. Out of those two, I'd recommend the CFH.
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Dunno 'bout you guys but I have to strongly disagree about arguments that are going on around here about Crybabies.
For me,they KILL all the rest.
The Morleys,the vox,everything,and I tried a lot of them.
Now I am settled with dunlop classic crybaby and I am absolutely satisfied.
So don't go around like GCB vulgaris is the worst and cheapest of them all...
It's cheap allright but it has it's purpose and potential users who may like it and use it for their music without any problems.
Im may have expressed that wrong. I meant like the cheapest of the dunlop crybaby line. And still its as good as any other only that you cant adjust anything. But for the price its an excellent pedal. And it was the only one at my local store. When i go to Germany in April i may buy that CFH.
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The fasel will improve the sound slightly when playing clean, but it will still sound like.....nothing, at gain. Crybaby's may be popular, but they're honestly not great pedals unless you for the aforementioned 535Q or Crybaby from Hell. Out of those two, I'd recommend the CFH.

From my experience i dont think so it sounds good with distorted sound. I agree sometimes the tone is not totally correct but its still really good. Of course i have to agree that the CFH or the 535Q are worth the extra money.
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The fasel will improve the sound slightly when playing clean, but it will still sound like.....nothing, at gain. Crybaby's may be popular, but they're honestly not great pedals unless you for the aforementioned 535Q or Crybaby from Hell. Out of those two, I'd recommend the CFH.
Sorry,somebody out of us two is on drugs - so i'm asking,is it you or is it me?

I quit doing that 6-7 years ago so I'm waiting for your experience.
"Crybaby sounds like...nothing at gain."
Seems to me like you have some personal bias towards Crybabies.
I can just strongly disagree with you and say they sound GREAT with gain,from my experience.
I can understand that it doesn't work out for you,specifically,but saying things like that and make it sound like it's some general word of law is really and completley uneccesary.
Crybaby may be too-boring and too-unextravagant as far as the wah goes these days,considering all the technological developement that occured meanwhile,but they are true classics that defined the rock history and most memorable guitar solos of all times.
I can see that people go for alternatives when there are fulltones,vox,buddas and stuff like that,but still,Crybaby is and will always be the class of its own!Nobody can't beat that.
I own a Crybaby classic (red fasel) and I chose it among a lot of more expensive brands because it sounded the best and most natural to my ears and money was not an issue to me.I could have 10 wahs at the time If i wanted.It's all just a matter of personal preference.But the difference is that I'll never put my word as it is universal cosmic law,it will always sound like it is supposed to sound - like an opinion.Nothing less,nothing more.
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