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BOSS Slow Gear?

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


  1. dadodetres

    dadodetres

    Dec 19, 2004
    URUGUAY
    hi! i found a boss slow gear for about $100, which is weird becausde in uruguay usually there are not those kind of things...


    i did a search and many people say that its good and rare and it goes very pricy, but my question is: does it sound good with bass?

    im doing my pedalboard for doing bass solo work, and this pedal can be a good tool.

    thancks for any input!
     
  2. anyonefortennis

    anyonefortennis Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Lincoln, NE
    FWIW,

    buildyourownclone.com is going to make a clone kit available some time soon.
     
  3. danomite64

    danomite64

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    I've heard that the SG-1 Slowgear doesn't always work right, but I'd still buy it for that price, and sell it for a profit on eBay. Of course, there is also the SG-2, and that one may not have the resell value of an SG-1.
     
  4. dadodetres

    dadodetres

    Dec 19, 2004
    URUGUAY
    the thing is that since i live in uruguay i cant sell it via ebay.

    and here there are no potencial buyers....

    ill check it out on of these days, and if works good maybe ill get it
     
  5. Scottie Johnson

    Scottie Johnson

    Sep 8, 2004
    Just buy it and find a way to sell it in a larger market. I've seen them go for $300 and more.
     
  6. plasson

    plasson

    Mar 21, 2005
    Whas is a Slow Gear?
    Never heard about this pedal...
     

  7. From what i know it's something like an auto volume pedal... :meh:
     
  8. bass-shy

    bass-shy

    Jan 11, 2005
    Florida
    It's an envelope controlled volume effect. Guyatone makes a clone of it called the Slow Volume. It might be cool for solo stuff. One way to find out............ :bassist:
     
  9. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    +1 on the Guyatone. I've used it in a loop with delay and the Unibass to add a little violinishness to the upper octave. Neat little pedal.
     
  10. dirtgroove

    dirtgroove

    Jan 10, 2003
    Taipei, Taiwan
    Score! :hyper: :bassist:

    Buy it- use it- makes us weep :ninja:
     
  11. lookjojoisplaid

    lookjojoisplaid

    Oct 17, 2005
    San Diego
    yeah i have the guyvatone its a complete rip off of the boss
     
  12. danomite64

    danomite64

    Nov 16, 2004
    Tampa, Florida
    There's a slow gear setting on the Boss ME-50B, and you can simulate the effect with a volume pedal.