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Danelectro Cool Cat Tremolo

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by 3fngrs, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. 3fngrs

    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

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    I've been eyeing tremolos for a while now. I'm just wondering if these are decent?
     
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    Yes. I love Danelectro pedals. I want a shift Daddy.

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    What is that? Like a whammy?
     
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    No, it is a wah-like pedal that gives you Elvis rockabilly sounds. And since Elvis is my favorite singer of all time and the first singer I have remembered ever hearing. I want one.
     
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    I'll check out a demo during lunch.
     
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    They were blown out in a cool cheap price at Guitar Center years ago. But sadly with guitars in the house, I was not into guitar as much back then as I am now. I missed out on some great gear. Rondo music, Danelectro etc...
     
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    Just checked out a demo. It's cool. I have a delay, reverb and Gretsch with a Bigsby so I don't think I need one but it is sort of "rockabilly in a box".
     
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    I had a Cool Cat tremolo and thought it sounded great, also had one of wah that was a cheap piece of junk plastic and didn’t work well. The Cool Cat series seem to be well built metal case and IIRC full size components not miniature.
     
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    I had one for a bit. It was nice if you can deal with the knob placement. Very basic, sounded nice, but mine died within days of buying it new. I returned it but never replaced it...not really a tremolo guy anyway.
     
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    I liked mine ok, but I always found it hard to operate the footswitch unless the pedal was right at the front of my pedalboard. That was a problem, because I wanted my chorus delay and trem on the back row - but you would have needed really sharp toed boots to get at the switch!! And the knobs are impossible to see on stage (or anywhere). But still a really nice sounding pedal. The Joyo tremolo is also a lovely sounding pedal without those drawbacks.

    But a used Boss is a better buy in my opinion - plentiful on the used market and you can always flip it for what you paid if you want a change.
     
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    I have Cool Cat Tremolo on my main board. It sounds great (it's an opto-based unit - my favourite type), is housed in a metal enclosure, and has true bypass. The controls are a bit fiddly and hard to reach, but least they won't get kicked accidentally. I tend to set and forget anyway.
     
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    I've had my Cool Cat trem on my board for a couple years, now. Great, old-school sounds, true-bypass, and build quite well.
    I think it's as good or better than many higher priced units.
     
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