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What's your rarest pedal?

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by kbold, Jan 30, 2021.

  1. Fretting out

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    This one is fairly uncommon (only a dozen, I think)

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    The Rush pepbox is one of the few recently built by Pepe Rush himself

    The “big box” stomp under foot “rams head” is the only one I’ve ever seen I’d have to check but I think it’s serial #2

    And the white tone bender was limited to 25 or so (I can’t prove it but I bought it from Chicago music exchange and I swear it’s the one in the video they/reverb did with J Mascis about pedals, not that that means anything)
     
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    I guess it would be this.
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    I have a strong hunch that I have the same one justnickmusic demoed on his youtube channel because when I bought it the listing was from his neck of the woods
     
  4. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    Yes, someone should clone the clone. (I’m not disagreeing, I just think it’s funny.)

    Become popular AGAIN. I bought one because I needed an overdrive, and the interwebs (including TDPRI) were raving about what a good cheap pedal it was. After a while, the interwebs was asking me “do you still use that? So over-rated!” Now the interwebs is saying it’s cool again? People are funny. Mine is still on my board, it still only cost me < $50 CDN, and I still like it.

    I just sold a couple of old pedals, don’t know if they are all that rare. From the ‘70s, a Bad Stone and a Clone Theory. I didn’t own them because they’re “vintage” I owned them because I bought them cheap in the early ‘80s, and couldn’t be bothered to sell them until now.
     
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    I have no idea.

    The GarageTone Chopper? I never see them mentioned, but you can find them used. I like it a lot, but it just does the one thing. Strymon's Flint did that one thing and more.

    Very good pedal, though, and maybe underrated.
     
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    I think these are cool looking too
     
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    Early 70s
     
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    I’m not sure, but maybe my hand-wired Ibanez TS808HW (center on my board).

    Previously, it was probably my signed Hermida Zendrive (since sold).

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    I have a King Vox Wah that I bought for $40 in 1972. Right now it’s at Area 51 Tone in Michigan getting new jacks, pot, and switch.
     
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    I guess this. It was the Guitar Center Black Friday special in 2008 and sold out very quickly. As far as I know, a Distortion III with a different paint job. I picked it up used for cheap a few years back. It's a good overdrive pedal, but I don't use a lot of pedals.

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    In a Gadda Da Vidda baby!

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    Just got a Barber Barb EQ, they don't make them anymore and I don't think too many guys have them. Awesome pedal, love Barber's stuff.

    Otherwise, there's a local WI builder under the name HFX who does clones of pedals. I've had a few of his. Cool stuff, too, and he usually doesn't make too many at a time.
     
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    Mine are as run of the mill as it gets
     
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    Anyone who wants to spend $100-200 for a $50 pedal (Bad Monkey), have at it! I'm not that stupid. I just bought a Behringer TO800 for $19 new from SW, and it sounds exactly like a $180 Ibanez TS808. Keep drinking the Kool-Aid guys. The Raspberry is especially tasty.
     
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    Definitely my Expandora.
     
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    Nothing too great.

    I have a few vintage pedals - 70s BMP, Maestro Boomerang, Colorsound Wah Swell.

    I have a couple of Roger Mayer spaceship pedals.

    I have two Boss Heavy Metal pedals that I have hated since I got them in the early 90s. I badly need to sell those.

    I should own an original Mutron Bi-Phase. I saw it in a pawnshop 25 years ago for $150 and didn't beg, borrow, or steal to get it.
     
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    Boss ft 2 bought new about 1989 or 90

    rock star heavy metal pedal which I think is an insane hm2 clone. But it goes to deep deep fuzz territory.

    a funky box - a tube envelope filter.
     
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