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Good super-cheap rotary simulator?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by Grateful Ape, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. bigbean

    bigbean Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    The best cheap rotary sims require more than a six pack to sound good. For some a case still won't make it work.

    The best rotary sims cost 20% of what a DUI cost.

    I don't drink hardly at all so I own a NEO ventilator.
     
  2. BigDaddyLH

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    :lol::lol::lol: ... but true!

     
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    I haven’t had that pedal for years, but I could dial in pretty convincing fast & slow Leslie sounds.

    Sorry, but I don’t remember any exact settings...
     
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    4pickupguy Doctor of Teleocity

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  5. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    If I didn't drink and buy stupid sh^H^H stuff, I could be retired.
     
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  6. Paul in Colorado

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    I also have a NuX Mod Core. It does a pretty good Leslie thing, but you also get a bunch of other modulation effects, so it's a good deal.
     
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    be a real friend and buy him a leslie. and offer to carry it around for him.
     
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    Rich_S Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Zoom MS-50G has Leslie, Univibe and about 200 other effects for $100.
     
  9. Paul G.

    Paul G. Friend of Leo's

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    I have one of these. It is quite believable. Construction seems cheap, but I used it for 5 years without any issues. Behringer Rotary Machine.


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  10. knockeduptele

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    Didn't have room on the board for a Ventilator so built one of these instead

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    Its almost portable
     
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    Leslie 16? I have one of those in storage partway through a restoration, but there's no room for it in my current place.
     
  12. knockeduptele

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    This is a 10 inch rotor from a 122 Hammond mounted in an old HH115 cabinet - bout half the size of a 16 (and just as much fun)
     
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    The Digitech Ventura isn't bad IMO.

    However, posts asking for "cheap", "super cheap", and "doesn't break the bank", without any defined budgetary parameters, will yield every range of answer under the sun.
     
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    If we are going down that road, how about a used Motion Control Sidewinder?

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    Alongside a friendly Deluxe Reverb to show scale

    You can find these used in GC and put a good distortion in front of them. There's one at the Orange GC listed at $349, HERE. They've got a tube preamp, a spring reverb, an Emminence Legend speaker, and a built-in dynamic mic.

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    Bob

    My page on the Sidewinder is HERE.
     
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    1300 E Valencia Friend of Leo's

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    +1 on the Behringer 600, and it is more versatile and sounds better to me than a few more expensive ones I've tried. Had it a long time and still use it when we need a Leslie type sound.
     
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    +1 on the Nux Roctary
     
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    I’ve just received my Nux Roctary. I’ve owned several other rotary pedals including a Lex. I like the Roctary better than any others I’ve had - although I’m still in the honeymoon period. The mix control is excellent - I think it’s absotely essential with any rotary pedal.

    I also like the Digitech Ventura Vibe.

    I have two clips - one recorded live using the Ventura Vibe:



    The other is a quick recording last night at a jam in my music room with two buddies. This one is the Nux Roctary:



    Please excuse the sound quality and my singing on both!
     
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    i have that foam drum, but thats' as far as I've gotten so far...
     
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