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Best reverb pedal?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by robotguitar, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. robotguitar

    robotguitar Tele-Holic

    Dec 29, 2009
    visalia, CA
    My main amps have reverb. I have an old Kalamazoo and black face vibro champ that don't. What are your favorite reverb pedals? I need a pedal that is reverb only.

  2. 62 Jazzmaster

    62 Jazzmaster Friend of Leo's

    It's not the best, but it sure is a lot of bang for the buck, the Biyang Tri-Reverb RV-10:

    It's taken the place of my much more expensive Boss FDR-1 '65 Deluxe Reverb Amp pedal.

  3. pmcgee

    pmcgee Tele-Meister

    Jun 17, 2013
    I have a Boss,63 Fender Reverb pedal. FRV-1.. Use it when I gig with the Bassman. Can't say if it is better than others though, because I haven't compared them. For what its worth, I like the pedal.....Phil

  4. 4192362

    4192362 Tele-Meister

    Jul 2, 2012
    Boss FRV-1 old school sounding, think surf.....

  5. stevenhay

    stevenhay Tele-Meister

    Oct 9, 2010
    New Castle Indiana
    I love my Wampler Faux Spring, as does anyone who hears it.

  6. El Reclusa

    El Reclusa Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 27, 2008
    Kansas City
    Lotsa good choices. I like the tc electronic Hall of Fame quite a bit for versatility and good sounds, though the spring setting isn't my favorite. That said, some of the springy toneprints aren't bad, and now you can edit and store your own.

    The Cusack Sweet Verb and Earthquaker Devices Ghost Echo seem cool, too...

  7. DSharp

    DSharp Tele-Holic

    Apr 26, 2003
    Southern Indiana
    I use a Holy Grail Nano, and it works great for me.

  8. crossroader

    crossroader Tele-Afflicted Gold Supporter

    Sep 24, 2004
    Endicott, NY
    Since getting my Digitech Hardwire RV-7, I don't even use my on-board reverbs.

    Very verstatile with some great settings - the Lexicon algorithms they use are stellar. It'll cover everything from adding a bit of space to an all-out surfy splash.

  9. mad dog

    mad dog Friend of Leo's

    Jun 27, 2005
    Montclair, NJ
    Two favorites, and tried many others:

    - Hermida reverb
    - Fuchs Good Verberations

    The former is hard to come by. Not sure this guy is even building them now. The latter is not well known, but a damn good reverb. Neither one exactly spring like, which is OK by me as I also use a Texotica outboard reverb, which sure is spring. Though one of the best things about it is the highly effective tone control. Turn down far enough, and it sounds more like a plate reverb.

    These three choices sound so good to me, I usually go with one rather than built in reverb even when it is available.

  10. Del Pickup

    Del Pickup Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 24, 2008
    New Zealand
    EH Holy Grail works well for me with my 57 Twin RI (which actually doesn't need much reverb given the natural reverb of the bigger tweed cab.

    I use the built in reverb on my Ampeg GVT 15 and that's a great sound too.

  11. robotguitar

    robotguitar Tele-Holic

    Dec 29, 2009
    visalia, CA

  12. Coldacre

    Coldacre Tele-Meister

    Jan 5, 2009
    T Rex Room Mate is the sweetest reverb I've ever heard.

  13. BWNadeau

    BWNadeau Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 2, 2011
    Lachute, Canada
    The best verb only I've tried is the Solidgoldfx Surf Rider Dlx...amazing pedal.

    My all around favorite is the Strymon Flint, but it's Trem too.

  14. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 21, 2012
    Have not tried any of those in that link, but for old school, my one trick pony, Boss FRV-1 is about as close as I can get to an actual reverb box.

  15. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Aug 17, 2012

  16. ripgtr

    ripgtr Tele-Holic

    Oct 12, 2012
    Austin, TX
    I built one of the BYOC ones, sounds a lot better than my Holy Grail, which I then sold.
    It uses the same chip that is in most of the newer, high end reverb pedals, the belton brick.

  17. telegibson

    telegibson Tele-Meister

    Oct 14, 2010
    I use Hall of Fame reverb, mainly the Church and Hall settings.

  18. pryde

    pryde Tele-Meister

    Jun 12, 2011

  19. torresfan

    torresfan Tele-Meister

    Mar 8, 2010

    Hands down the best reverb pedal in it's price range.

  20. Ascension

    Ascension Tele-Holic

    Dec 3, 2012
    Birmingham Alabama
    I also own a RV-7 and like it a lot. The other Hardwire in the Supernatural however is my favorite sanely priced verb. Best verbs by far I have tried so far have been the Strymons but they are quite pricy.
    For under $200 you won't beat the 2 Hardwires and I own one of each.
    Head to head Supernatural vs Blue Sky
    Hardwire RV-7 vs Supernatural.

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