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Bass VOLUME PEDAL suggestions

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Jay Terrien, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. Jay Terrien

    Jay Terrien

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    Can anyone suggest a very solid and stable volume pedal for bass?
    What do YOU guys use?

    JT
  2. Antman3820

    Antman3820 Supporting Member

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    Ive been using a visual volume pedal for about 5 years. I Love it
  3. bassman314

    bassman314 I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process... Gold Supporting Member

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    I use a Morely PVO.. their basic volume pedal... works really well..
  4. thejohnkim

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    been using a EB Volume Pedal, i like it.
  5. Jay Terrien

    Jay Terrien

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    I just tried to find the Visual Volume pedal and it looks like it is not available at this point (it's on their website but I can't find a purchase point anywhere on the web)...

  6. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    The Ernie Ball volume pedals are built like a tank.
  7. RevGroove

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    +1, Just added the passive EB VPjr to my floorboard, it's solid, low noise, and has a tuner out jack that works well too.
  8. JJBluegrasser

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    I've never heard of other bass players using them, but I like my VOX volume pedal. Classy look and tough as nails...

    Jason
  9. niftydog

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    I've never understood that phrase, I bend at least one nail every time I pick up a hammer!!! :(
  10. tplyons

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    Doesn't matter. They work the same on bass as they do guitar.
  11. lookjojoisplaid

    lookjojoisplaid

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    The EB Jr is an awsome pedal built like a tank and eats bent up nails for breakfast plus they are cheap like 50 bucks.
  12. A9X

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    I think it's in the current Elderly Instruments catalogue that arrived last week.....but I don't have it in front of me atm to check.
  13. superbassman2000

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    i had this one too, and i thought it worked very well...
  14. Jay Terrien

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    I just got an e-mail from Dave at Visual Sound. They will not even have them for sale until way after the first of the year!! ;(



  15. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U Supporting Member

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    Looks lovely.

    [​IMG]
  16. Jay Terrien

    Jay Terrien

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    I am surprise that they don't have any competitors for this type of pedal. It seems like such a simple concept..... ;)
  17. Le Basseur

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    Ernie Ball Jr.
    Nothing,I mean nothing beats THAT feeling!
    Regards,
  18. Jay Terrien

    Jay Terrien

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    By feeling do you mean the amount of control that your foot has over the pedal? What do you mean?

  19. Le Basseur

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    Yep,exactly! :hyper:
    Plus,the use of that Kevlar wire coupled with the spring gives a rather unique "smoothness" feeling as opposed to a relative rigidity of other volume pedals.I tried almost everything on the market (except the Visual Sound one) and there's really NO comparison.The only pedal I can tolerate is the built-in expression pedal from my Roland V-Bass,but only after I tweaked it mechanically.
    The EBs are giving "that" feeling,comparable,say,with the one when you take your most comfortable but slightly worn-out,trusty shoes.
    Regards,
  20. Alun

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    If you're after a cheap basic pedal, have a look at the Bespeco stuff. V. cheap and pretty indestructable.

    Cheers,
    Alun

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