My wah wah has lost it's mojo

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  1. soul-o

    soul-o Friend of Leo's

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    Have you guys ever experienced this? My long serving purple Budda wah just seems to have lost it's mojo. It still wahs, but it seems to to be sucking tone from my overall signal. I use a Voodoo Labs power supply and, as some of you may have experienced, it's always tricky to keep the adapter cables secure in the pedal (if anybody has a method for this, I'd LOVE to hear it), so I keep fresh batteries in there as backup, but I've been just pulling it out of the chain a lot lately.

    Anybody got any good new wah recommendations for me to check out? I like Dennis Coffey style soul wah, but I do kick it on with fuzz for leads sometimes. You know, just a better version of a cry baby, I guess. Anybody check out those Fender fuzz wah resissues?
     
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    I've lost my Mojo!!

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  4. soul-o

    soul-o Friend of Leo's

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    Any of you ever try the Fulltone Clyde with the 3 settings? I hear good things.
     
  5. BourbonSamurai

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    I've got a Fulltone Clyde Std. The quietest wah i've ever owned. I used it with my Les Pauls. It does the Brian Robertson vocal sounds perfectly. Very musical sounding.
     
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    I picked up the Dunlop CAE-404 wah recently and like it a lot. Two inductors and a CAE Boost/Line driver built in.
     
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    http://www.tdpri.com/forum/stomp-box/364187-wahs-some-thoughts-long-long-thoughts-2.html

    also, get it serviced, have a tech go thru it and see if anythings wrong,

    but it sounds like a case of familiarity breeds contempt

    Wilson is a great option in the US for wahs that are out of production or hard to find there. I especially recommend his Colorsound clone, which sounds bang on to an original.

    Personally i avoid Knobbies.. i'd rather have a well voiced wah, if i have options to fiddle, i'll never find a sound that i like.

    My own personal preference is for inductor and pot based wahs, don't like optical/inductorless, dont feel theyy have a lot of character.
     
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    ^^this is why I like my Fulltone so much. All that, and quiet, too.
     
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    Yup, My current "vox/crybaby" type is a white fulltone standard, great wah!

    but there's so many kinds out there that aren't based on vox/crybaby wilson does clones of the best of them
     
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    Just got the CAE-404 recently and absolutely love it - very solid, very versatile, very smooth.
     
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