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FRIDAY ULTIMATE PEDALFEST: What do you regret no longer having?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by adrhouston, Mar 27, 2009.


  1. adrhouston

    adrhouston

    Jan 14, 2009
    Houston, TX
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    My DOD Tec 4. We made so much awesomely bad music together, and could listen to AM radio broadcasts if we stood in the right place in the room. I prolly got $20 for it is all; What was i thinking?!


    How about you: what is your most beloved former pedal and what were you thinking?!
     
  2. OptimusPrime

    OptimusPrime

    Mar 30, 2008
    Florida
    Probably my light-up Dunlop 105Q. I just never used it. I just kept it around for so long only because it was so damn cool.

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    Oh, and it was sound reactive. It pulsed with my playing.
     
  3. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    I spent a few years in the 80s with and without a TS9. I must have bought 4 or 5 of them during that time only to have a guitarist with a DOD 'buzz saw' or the like type dirt boxes fall in love and buy them from me at a profit. I would then pick up a new one the next time I hit 48th street. My last one was stolen along with my Ric 4003 in 1988.

    Another I miss was an Electro Harmonix Screaming Tree. really wicked treble boost that really made the Ric sound nasty & rude in a good way.
     
  4. Mr. Pickles

    Mr. Pickles Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2006
    Dutchess County, NY
    The Polychorus and I have had a torrid relationship. I just picked up my third, and hopefully last one.
     
  5. Pearl AD-09(IIRC)analog delay. Used the hyack out of it; when it *quit* I actually threw it away...
    :atoz:
     
  6. vegas532

    vegas532

    Nov 10, 2006
    Pensacola, FL.
    A Keeley Baked Mod Tubescreamer. It really is a fantastic overdrive.
     
  7. hentor

    hentor

    Jan 2, 2008
    Toronto, Canada
    My unknown model phaser.

    It was a weird blueberry coloured metal box with the picture of a guy plugging his ears silkscreened on it that I rescued out of the junk box at a local guitar shop for $10.

    That thing could do subtle Phase 90 kind of phasing to all out raygun whoosh and did not suck the low end out of my bass.

    It died on the road, the victim of a cracked circuit board due to our drummer dropping a stand on it...nothing I have found since then has touched it...
     
  8. kevteop

    kevteop

    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    My old BMS. The new BMS knows I don't love it like I loved the old one.
     
  9. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    I probably should have spent more time with the G5.
     
  10. fishtx

    fishtx Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Genzler Amplification/Spector Basses/Mojo Hand FX
    i dunno...maybe the MicroPOG and my Serrano Picaso boost...
     
  11. Joe Gress

    Joe Gress

    Dec 22, 2005
    Pueblo, CO
    Which I'm enjoying immensely BTW. Instant fat.:)
     
  12. B.C.

    B.C. Supporting Member

    Jun 28, 2005
    Indiana
    Probably my DD-5
     
  13. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    my ME-50B
    I sold thinking that I could by seperate pedal and it would sound much better...
    Well the ME 500 sounded really good. I could have just kept it.
     
  14. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Many years ago I has an MXR Phase 45. Loved that pedal for bass. Wish I still had it.
     
  15. Chronicle

    Chronicle

    Sep 13, 2006
    NY
    Hm don't recall anything I'm missing...I'll get back to this..


    edit:

    Ah, my Sansamp PBDDI! That thing was mint...as well as the Sansamp RPM.
     
  16. bigchiefbc

    bigchiefbc Supporting Member

    Oct 9, 2006
    Rhode Island, USA
    My Freqbox. I had no use for it at the time. Now it would be immensely helpful.
     
  17. Jared Lash

    Jared Lash Born under punches

    Aug 21, 2006
    Denver, CO
    My Empress Tremolo. I'm seriously considering buying another.

    I regret not having my old Boss Slow Gear mostly because I could sell it for a lot more now.

    Lately I've been wishing I would have kept my Weeping Demon.

    And the Roland AP-2 is another.
     
  18. Retrospec Squeezebox
    Boss VB2

    Stupid, stupid, stupid...
     
  19. mattq

    mattq

    May 23, 2006
    Santa Cruz, CA
    my entire pedalboard just got stolen. i miss my fulltone bassdrive and little big muff the most. and my carbon copy. hell, i miss it all
     
  20. TrevorOfDoom

    TrevorOfDoom Supporting Member

    Jun 17, 2007
    Austin, TX
    i decided to buy a friend of mine who is in love with Isis a PS3. bad idea. just in playing with it, i kinda fell in love.
    if i could find a delay that can do the 'no attack' thing like that pedal did, i'd buy it in a heartbeat. plus, the pitch shifting was amazing.
     

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