Which Wah do you rock?

Discussion in 'Pedal Pushers Forum' started by Merc, Oct 13, 2020.

  1. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    Inspired by @calebaaron666 using a wah this week... I just took mine out and am getting ready to connect. Not a regular mainstay on my board but it’s fun when I do. Crybaby JH-1B Jimi Hendrix Sig.

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    Which Wah do you rock?
     
  2. Gretschtim1

    Gretschtim1 Country Gent

    Dec 4, 2012
    Dundalk, Md
    Original Vox Wah that we bought back in 1971 after our first band gig. Made in Italy.
    I've bought several models and brands over the years but keep going back to that one.
     
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  3. SpaceCowboy

    SpaceCowboy Electromatic

    52
    Aug 16, 2019
    Austin
    I bought this Crybaby used, cleaned the dust and dog hair out of it and put in a Madbean Weener Wah (Clyde McCoy circuit). It has a 3-position tone cap selector switch and a Whipple Halo inductor. I need to actually use it more, one of my quarantine goals that is still in-progress.

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  4. hcsterg

    hcsterg Friend of Fred

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    Oh, I had one too :cool:, made by JEN, Pescara, Italia... It has been stolen following a gig long ago... :(

    Other than that, the wah is one of my favourite effect...

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    But it's me, OK ? :D

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  5. Gretschtim1

    Gretschtim1 Country Gent

    Dec 4, 2012
    Dundalk, Md
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  6. Gretschtim1

    Gretschtim1 Country Gent

    Dec 4, 2012
    Dundalk, Md
    Yeah I love wah wah pedals too. I also often use a Mad Professor Snow White Auto Wah a lot and it does some cool things.
     
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  7. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Florida
    Sweet collection!
     
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  8. GlenP

    GlenP Country Gent

    Jul 23, 2019
    WA
    Well, I don’t really rock that much, but I did pick up a new 2020 Morley optical Volume Wah pedal this year. Kind of a midsize treadle, it has a glow in the dark logo on it.
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  9. OzzPocket

    OzzPocket Gretschie

    161
    Aug 11, 2020
    NYS
    This has been my one and only Wah.....got it back.....oh....somewhere between 1984 and 1987? Keep wondering if I should update....but, it still works, so..... :)


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  10. HypotenusLuvTriangle

    HypotenusLuvTriangle Country Gent

    Oct 27, 2010
    Whittier, Ca
  11. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Country Gent

    May 14, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
    I run a Vox 847 that I modified for true bypass and put in an indicator LED when active.
    Embarrassing story prompted the install of the installation of the LED...
     
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  12. ramjac

    ramjac Synchromatic

    789
    Aug 14, 2011
    Wisconsin
    Keeley modded Dunlop CryBaby, called the Keeley Mello Wah or something like that. I have it sitting on a G-Labs momentary switching pad so it’s out of the loop unless I step on it.
     
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  13. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    I haven’t used a Wah in years, but I keep a basic Vox wah on the board. I have 4 Dunlops in the drawers(an old JH-1 is my fav) but they don’t have the shiny footpedal. Yes, I’m really that much of a poser.
     
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  14. wildeman

    wildeman Gretschified

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    I have two Crybaby's, a classic Fasel and a regular one.
     
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  15. Cdb1961

    Cdb1961 Electromatic

    54
    May 5, 2018
    Orange Park, Fl
    Currently I don’t have it on the board but it has it’s place. I like the optical circuit of Morley and the Maverick does was I need it too.. 8FE29E04-22CE-42CB-990D-212AEBA94363.jpeg
     
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  16. Telechamp

    Telechamp Country Gent

    Oct 20, 2010
    Tampa Bay
    I've got a Vox V 847 on one board, and a Crybaby GCB-95 on another.

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  17. Waxhead

    Waxhead Country Gent

    Aug 30, 2014
    Australia
    A wah never leaves my board as I have always used them often.
    So using them consistently I've tested/owned many over the years
    Dunlop Crybabies are always good but 10 years ago I found better - Morley

    Many Morley wahs sound just as good as Crybabies but have 2 big advantages the other companies don't offer.

    a) Switchless step on - step off wah engagement - no click on or off is required.
    b) No tone suck of base amp tones when turned off.

    Plus the newish Morley mini wahs are significantly smaller and lighter than than the traditional wah brick.

    I've got this Morley Mini Maverick wah now (black with white writing) - it sounds great, is switchless, no tone suck, small and light footprint. Morley Bad Horsie 2 is also great - I have these 2 Morley wahs and won't return to the old bricks with switches :)

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  18. Lister

    Lister Electromatic

    69
    Oct 25, 2019
    Omaha
    I have a GCB95 and a 535Q. The 95 was my first but is currently residing in a drawer, the Q is a fixture on my board even though I don't use a ton of wah.
     
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  19. RG7X

    RG7X Synchromatic

    608
    Nov 11, 2018
    Los Angeles
    I don't use wah anymore but when I did the Ibanez WD-7 Weeping Demon was the best one I used. Tones of customizable tonal options and you could even customize how the pedal activated and deactivated. The controls even push in to lock once you've dialed in your settings.

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  20. dlew919

    dlew919 Synchromatic

    747
    Jul 18, 2016
    Sydney, Australia
    I have a Morley mini wah, the basic Vox wah and a Morley steve vai bad horsie 2.
    I love wah and envelope filters.
     
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