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What pedals do you want but for some reason never get around to buying?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by 2010P, Jul 13, 2018.

  1. 2010P

    2010P Banned

    May 13, 2017
    A recent thread started here about pedals you've bought, sold and rebought has me thinking about the opposite phenomenon; Pedals you constantly watch videos of, desire and have the money for, but for some reason when you go to press the buy button you simply don't do it for whatever reason.

    I'll start. I've been eyeing a Hellmouth by Abominable for the longest. I like TS variants and this one has a blend. He even had a $135 sale the other day. I had it in my cart and I was about to buy, but them a little voice said "what's the point?" Do you really need another dirt that will probably sound similar to what you already own? How bout you save your money there boy!"

    And I didn't buy it after that. I still look at it, and still want it, but no, gonna pass.

    Do you have a similar story?

    And ps-this isn't meant to be a slogfest on any one brand or pedal. As you can see, I don't have any issue with the Hellmouth. I think it's a great pedal. I bought a Demon Lung just prior. But I just can't bring myself to press buy. So that's the spirit of this thread.
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  2. A Lovetone Meatball for me. Last of the "holy grail" filters I haven't got/tried. A lack of bass demo's on YouTube puts me off a little, plus the extortionate prices that they go for, plus those thoughts in the back of my mind "do I really need one?" & "Is it going to give me anything over and above my other filters?" "How much have I already spent on filters already?!" Yet still I keep an eye on those that appear on eBay and Reverb etc...One day maybe...
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  3. FutureTense

    FutureTense Supporting Member

    Feb 2, 2008
    Wilton, Iowa
    A Fifth Gear overdrive. I stare at them and think I'd love to own one, but can never really buy it for some reason.
  4. jbybj

    jbybj Supporting Member

    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Every fuzz ever made.
    baSfo, BBassBassington, torza and 4 others like this.
  5. Frodolicious

    Frodolicious Supporting Member

    May 29, 2018
    Omaha, NE
    The Fender Marine Layer Reverb. I already have the mxr Reverb, and really enjoy! It would be redundant, but doesn't mean I dont think about it lol
  6. noveltea93


    Feb 5, 2018
    Pretty much any modulation effect. There are so many cool delays, octavers, reverbs, choruses that I'd be happy to have on my board but for the amount I use those effects my MS60B does their job well enough I always talk myself out of it.
  7. brumebat


    Jan 22, 2011
    St. Louis, MO
    A whammy. Ordered one off ebay a long time ago and it didn’t work, so I returned it. I’ve tried a couple octave pedals (with up and down), but could never really gel with them. Have wanted to try a pitch-shifting and harmonizing pedal for years, but can never quite pull the trigger on one. Think maybe I’m worried I’d mess with it too much while jamming with the band or that I’d end up just trying to emulate Justin Chancellor. Broke now, but once I sell something I’m looking real hard at the Whammy Ricochet :laugh:
  8. Blu bro

    Blu bro

    Mar 1, 2012
    Hudson Broadcast.. really want one but always feel like it’s a luxary and there is always something more urgent for me to buy instead.

    Oh and a meat box. Almost bought one years ago and now they are silly prices I doubt I will buy one.
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  9. 4StringAxe


    Jul 27, 2009
    Idiotbox blower box and Tech 21 SansAmp BDDI V2.
    And oh so many more.
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  10. vivaknoxvegas

    vivaknoxvegas El Duderino Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2002
    Knoxville, TN
    The VT bass series
    basscapes and Grahams Groove like this.
  11. Wounded Paw Battering Ram
    HBE Hematoma
    Way Huge Pork Loin
    Darkglass B3K
  12. cataract

    cataract Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2007
    Richmond, VA
    Reiner Gasoline
    Damnation Audio Contour Pre
    Black Arts Toneworks Pharaoh Fuzz
    Earthquaker Hoof
    Darkglass Vintage Ultra / VMT
    EAE Dude Incredible
    Pretty much anything Spaceman Effects
  13. 5150
    Sheehan deluxe
    Mantic Vitriol
  14. Jscriv


    Feb 3, 2017
    Tonawanda NY
    Electro harmonix B9
  15. I was REALLY drooling over the Blower Box for a long time. But I have 2 other pedals that get me close, and my current band probably wouldn't need that extreme of a dirt sound, at least not often enough to justify it. Plus my board is pretty packed already. But I still wants it.

    Also that White Noise Static Fuzz.
  16. Yeah, and a Meat Box, not sure where I would use it, and my little home PA wouldn't do it justice, but i really want one, just for the halibut.
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  17. davegt666


    Jun 30, 2010
    San Jose, CA
    Source Audio Aftershock

    Just never really got to ordering it. Still want to though hahaha

    I've just never really been big on overdrive/distortion.
  18. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    None. If I want it, I buy it.
    baSfo, neuman, 4StringAxe and 10 others like this.
  19. VoodooJazz


    Jun 8, 2014
    Northern California
    <your name here>
    Univibe (for guitar)
    Beat Buddy
  20. somebrains

    somebrains Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2017
    When I think it’s time a new model comes out or some beta feature is rumored.
    I forget about it completely and a new rush of YouTube promos is released for the next iteration.

    I did buy a 6th gen iPad & apple pencile yesterday, that took a while for me to decide the product had features I actually needed.

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