part 1 i've tryed the crybaby 105q bass wah and really liked it. it took alot of my tone when the pedal was off, because it's not true bypassed, and ,maybe because, the guitar center i was at made me play it through a guitar amp. do you guys have any problems with the pedal eating your tone? should i use a bypass looper, or mod it to be true bypass? part 2 i play a gretsch g5123b. when playing live with the band i dont have to much trouble at high volumes. i like the gain, but when i run my signal through my mxr bass fuzz deluxe i get alot of gain and feedback, which is natural for the instrument. i've figured out how i can practice with the fuzz pedal without unwanted noises, but still haven't figured out how to control it while playing with the band. if you have any advice let me know. do you think running my dry signal through the crybaby 105q before the fuzz pedal will reduce the gain noises?