#1
Sup guys. so i have been playing for almost two years now, and i felt like i want to expand my abilites a little and learn to use a wah pedal. I play an epi g400 custom through a spider III 30 wt. I play mostly hard rock and metal. and metallica. LOOOOOT of metallica. so my question is what is good wah pedal to start with. i was kinda looking at the dunlop original wah. also, open to suggestions for good songs to start using the wah with. thanks.
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#3
well hammet uses a little bit of wah in most of the metallica solos
Originally Posted by TeenBite
Pfft, you all with your big shredding solos. I just play pinch harmonics, then play the same note again without a pinch harmonic. Everyone is like "teh fook?!".
#4
and yes defiently new amp
Originally Posted by TeenBite
Pfft, you all with your big shredding solos. I just play pinch harmonics, then play the same note again without a pinch harmonic. Everyone is like "teh fook?!".
#5
Dunlops are great wahs. And metallica uses a lot of wah. Especially Kirk in all his solos
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#6
the dimebag wah is brobably the best wah out there. you can get many different wah sounds from it cuz it has settings and stuff like that. its about $170
#7
I have an original crybaby. They are pretty cheap ( I got mine for about $70) but they produce an awesome sound. They are quite fun, even after you get bored of making porn music sounds, which I did for the first week.
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#8
If you want serious quality wah, look at Morley. Might want the Mark Tremonti wah if you do a lot of mid-high gain stuff, if you want it for lower gain material get the Bad Horsie (I prefer this because it is a pretty damn nice wah pedal all around).

Dunlop's are seriously overrated in my opinion. The original crybaby is pretty nice for the low price, but the signature pedals are a waste of money and produce some of the most sterile sounds I've ever heard from a wah.
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Last edited by ZeroCS at Sep 5, 2009,
#9
ITT: N00bz recommending a crap pedal. With you as an exeption ZeroCS.

EDIT: And you pacsabbath25.
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#10
Quote by mmolteratx
ITT: N00bz recommending a crap pedal. With you as an exeption ZeroCS.

EDIT: And you pacsabbath25.

I try.

Kind of wonder why people actually spend money on signature Crybaby's, on top of the sub-par wah sound the non-single colored Crybaby's look overdone and look too poser-esque.
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#11
Quote by ZeroCS
If you want serious quality wah, look at Morley. Might want the Mark Tremonti wah if you do a lot of mid-high gain stuff, if you want it for lower gain material get the Bad Horsie (I prefer this because it is a pretty damn nice wah pedal all around).

Dunlop's are seriously overrated in my opinion. The original crybaby is pretty nice for the low price, but the signature pedals are a waste of money and produce some of the most sterile sounds I've ever heard from a wah.

I think just the opposite, Like the dunlop wahs, the ZW-45, Dimebag, JH-1 are the 3 I like and have never been a fan of the Morleys. Just my opinion
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#12
Quote by madh4ttr
I think just the opposite, Like the dunlop wahs, the ZW-45, Dimebag, JH-1 are the 3 I like and have never been a fan of the Morleys. Just my opinion

Whatever floats your boat.

Any wah through his amp might sound pretty bad though. Before looking at any form of stompbox I'd seriously look at upgrading TS, unless you dig your Line 6's sound.
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#13
my two cents:
(1) new.amp.
(2) I use the CFH wah. the adjustable Q makes a world of difference, as does the "fine tune" dial. haven't tried the slash or hammet models, but they appear gimmic-y from what i can tell. the zakk wah is crap. WAAAAY too much low end sweep. original CB is crap compared to any of their models with the Q dial (ie. 535), and it's cheaply built. the 535's not bad all around.

as much as I dig the dime wah, i've been thinking very seriously about making a switch to the morley tremonti wah. i hate using sig stuff, but goddammit if it doesn't carry high gain tones better than any other wah i've come across (to include the "clyde")... and i never touch my wah on clean settings, so... works for me.

the spider will not respond kindly to any wah. sorry.