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Best reverb pedal?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by brianswindall, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. brianswindall

    brianswindall Tele-Afflicted

    I wanted to get y'all's take on the best reverb pedal on the market, I have heard good things about the Hall o Fame and Digitec's Hardwired series. Discuss.
  2. tekbow

    tekbow Tele-Afflicted

    Nov 24, 2012
    maybe want the stompboxes sub forum rather than the Stompboxes owners clubs?

    I know.. some threads could easily go in either..
  3. gwjensen

    gwjensen Friend of Leo's

    For spring, hard to beat the Boss 63 Fender FRV-1. Hall of Fame is also a good one with obviously a lot more versatility. The stock spring isn't great, but the downloadable spring tone prints are very good. Hall and plate modes are excellent IMO. I also like the ambient mode for just enough effect to open up a boxy amp without an obvious reverb effect. Back to tone prints, there's a lot of very cool ones in there, some of which mix in other effects, like tremelo and flange. It's too bad you can only download one at a time. It would be nice to have at least 5 toneprints to toggle between. My guess is that subsequent models will improve on that.
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  5. Obsessed

    Obsessed Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 21, 2012
    Boss FRV-1 for spring for me and I love it, but sounds like the Digitech Hardwire is really special across the board ... I just have not tried one yet.
  6. brianswindall

    brianswindall Tele-Afflicted

    I picked up a Boss FRV-1 today and couldn't be happier. I don't want a million presets. Looks like a good fit for me. Thanks for your opinion guys.
  7. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper Friend of Leo's

    Dec 26, 2010
    Fhvn ma
    Nt wet blows the frv1 outta the water. Seriously.
  8. bigbean

    bigbean Tele-Holic

    Feb 6, 2013
    Hartville OH
    Ghost Echo

    Tried a EHX Holy Grail, Holier Grail (very good)

    I bought a TC Hall of Fame (very good) sold it.

    The Strymon is reputed to be awesome

    I still have a vintage Premier Reverb 90 (for sale -modified to be much quieter)

    My selection for best is the Earthquaker Devices Ghost Echo.

    Keeping it. I might buy another one so I can leave one at church. It has enough of that vintage slap echo in the return mix that I got to pull the echo pedal off the board.
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2013
  9. franchelB

    franchelB Friend of Leo's

    Sep 25, 2005
    Irving, United States of Texas!
  10. Chrismo

    Chrismo Friend of Leo's

    Mr. Black Eterna or the Hermida Reverb.
  11. ShadowChancer

    ShadowChancer Tele-Holic

    Apr 14, 2012
    Central Scotland

    New to me , but this sucker works for old school reverb and the trim control is good , mind I`m not a gear snob , IMG_0131.jpg
  12. Larry F

    Larry F Doctor of Teleocity Vendor Member

    Nov 5, 2006
    Iowa City, IA
    Fuchs Verbrator. Stomps anything I have ever used, including spring.
  13. SockPuppetMasta

    SockPuppetMasta Tele-Meister

    Oct 19, 2010
  14. Jason S

    Jason S Tele-Meister

    Mar 17, 2003
    S.F. Bay Area
    I really like the Hall of Fame
  15. ac15

    ac15 Poster Extraordinaire

    May 9, 2005
    I like the "Wet" pedal too.

    It's a great sounding pedal that is purposely not trying to emulate spring reverb, but sounds phenemonal in its own right.
  16. TieDyedDevil

    TieDyedDevil Tele-Holic

    Sep 8, 2006
    Portland, OR
    Reverb pedals differ enough in the small (and sometimes not-so-small) details that it'd be worth your while to try what you can find and buy the one that best tickles your ear.
  17. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    I have a TC Nova Reverb that I really like, and an Eventide Space that I really like even more. It all depends on what you're looking for, obviously. I like to have different reverbs for different things, so the presets on the Eventide work well for me. Plus, the parameters of the reverbs (including the spring reverbs) are tweakable up the wazoo, and I really like that as well.
  18. Coldacre

    Coldacre Tele-Meister

    Jan 5, 2009
    my favourite is the T Rex Room Mate - nice tube warmth.
  19. Snufkinoob

    Snufkinoob Tele-Meister

    May 23, 2011
    13 replies after the OP says he's made his choice?

    Don't go getting all TGP on me, guys. My heart can't take it.
  20. Guitardvark

    Guitardvark Tele-Meister

    Oct 13, 2012
    Fuchs makes great pedals if you got the cash and can find them.The Verbarator is a monster soundn pedal with a monster sized price.
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