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Is this a real octabass?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Bennito, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. Bennito


    Sep 12, 2004
    Toronto, ON
    I just saw this pic on ebay, and it doesn't look real to me. For one thing, the in/outs are on the wrong sides. Also, there is no hi/mid/lo switch on it. Is this just an older model? And if it is real, what do you do about the in/outs being on opposite sides?

    What's the deal?

  2. Chrisrm

    Chrisrm Bass Virtuoso Wannabe

    Feb 10, 2002
    Colchester, CT
    It's the older model. It's legit. As far as the input/output being reversed, you need to use longer patch cables to route around it. George L.'s are good for that. Some say the older ones sound better, but I couldn't hear a difference.

    Hope this helps.
  3. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    yup, it's real - just an older version as Chris said
  4. AlembicPlayer

    AlembicPlayer Im not wearing shorts

    Aug 15, 2004
    Pacific Northwet, USA
    I've had the older..and I currently have the new blackface version. I hear NO difference. They are fun pedals tho!