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Old 01-27-2013, 02:33 AM   #1
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Exclamation Looking for a pedal that gives a violin sound

the slow gear pedal by boss is almost exactly what i want, but its not made anymore and now its 400 dollars to buy one if someone has one.

so any one know a alterative?
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:41 AM   #2
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Came in hear to say Boss Slow Gear and you already beat me I think there is a BYOC Clone of it though?
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:50 AM   #3
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The line 6 M series have some filters that get close. Don't recall the particular effect but worth checking out.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:52 AM   #4
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the boss me-70 has a great slow gear effect included but it is a multieffect pedal
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:33 AM   #5
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my options would be the volume knob on my guitar, and if that doesn't help a volume pedal
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:54 AM   #6
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The Behringer SM200 is a clone of the Slow Gear.. although I don't know how good it sounds.

Well that's what I've heard anyway..
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:59 AM   #7
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It's not a pedal so I don't know if you'd consider it, but I might as well chuck out the suggestion of an E Bow, it's like a sustainer/sustainiac that you hold in your hand:

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Old 01-27-2013, 03:26 PM   #8
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there is a great Mad Professor pedal that has OD and delay in the same unit. GREAT for those eric johnson violin guitar sounds
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:36 PM   #9
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I came here to say ebow as well.

Or a volume pedal and get good at doing swells. I like morleys, but everyone else doesn't seem to. The Ernie Ball ones are great too.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:04 PM   #10
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VFE used to make a pedal called the bumblebee which was a compressor and a swell effect in one, but they recently discontinued it. They're now making the bumblebee junior which is just the swell effect, but to launch it they're doing a kickstarter for the new junior line. You can pick one up for $80 here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects...s-junior-series
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:19 PM   #11
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Ebow and volume work great but different, the behrenger clone is fine too, any delay that has a reverse setting will get you there, a tap tremolo like the zvex sonar is cool too, if you set it for eighth notes and as long as its set right and you play only eighths it'll take the edge off the start of the notes, hard to explain, hope that made sense
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:53 AM   #12
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get an e-bow.

the mad professor pedal is called the golden cello, it's an OD with a delay in it
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