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Good super-cheap rotary simulator?

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

  1. johnhe

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    Thanks. The amp is a Blues Deluxe Reissue. But I have a wonderful sounding Engl 2x10 cab, so I always put any of my amps though that.
     
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    stock setting ..it sold within an hour on Reverb..
     
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    Danelectro Chicken Salad is really good. It’s more of a univibe kinda thing but has a rotary sound too.
     
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    I've been through several rotary pedals over the years.

    Dano Rocky Road
    Option 5 Destination Rotation

    The one I've stuck with is a Line 6 Roto-Machine.
     
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    I have an old Danelectro Cool cat Vibe that does a pretty good job. I had a Boss RT-20, and unless I ran it in stereo, I could get pretty close with the Cool cat, so I sold the Boss.
     
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    I have one as well. For the price it can’t be beat. I did the mod to add the resistor to eliminate the delay when turning it on and that works well. I like that it has a boost in signal when engaged. I also have a Fulltone Custom Shop Mini Deja-Vibe which I prefer but if it were to fail the CoolCat would be back in service in a heartbeat.
     
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    Mine has a trimpot inside to adjust the level when the effect is on.
     
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    Oups! Double-post!
     
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    OK, I've released a lot of hot air over the years about Leslie simulators. Here is some more.

    I really like the Neo products and I currently own a a micro vent that sounds as good as the original Ventilator and has much more headroom although it lacks distortion so I added that by putting an EHX East River Drive in the Leslie loop on my main board. That makes it a very expensive add. Sounds awesome but not anywhere near cheap.

    I am putting together a different board for a different gig. I wanted to put a Leslie simulator on it but I'm not interested in the kind of expense or board real estate required for a micro vent plus a distortion pedal. I thought I'd buy a NuX Roctary and see if it could cut it because I won't be using this board or the rotary sound on it very often. Plus because it's cheap it's easy to off it on fleabay if it didn't work out.

    What a surprise. The Roctary is totally cool plus it costs less than a buck and a half. The killer thing that 90% of the Leslie sims can't do is a true sounding slow speed Leslie grind. The Roctary has got that nailed plus if you want a more Organ -y sound adding the octave up and down gets that. I have a Blackstone Mosfet pedal in front of it and man does the red distortion sound great with the NuX.

    Very good and cheap enough. Cool pedal.

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    Danelectro Big Spender...

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