#1
my wah sounds great on clean... but not so much on distortion. why is that? it doesn't sound like a "wah" dirty, just sorta like, a hollow muffled sound and then ear-piercing highs on the toe end, no transition between the two, just abrupt change
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#3
Some wahs do better than other with high gain. Morely's Bad Horsie and the Tremonti Power Wah are a couple of good high gain models.

Usually they go before distortion/OD and are very early in the chain - but you might find it better somewhere else.
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#4
Yeah, if you are running a disto pedal closer to the amp in the chain, then you might get that affect, and as said, some wahs just dont play nice with distortion
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#5
could be your amp too. thats why you need the vypyr bro.
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#6
It's because a wah is just a variable bandpass filter. Distortion changes the spectrum of frequencies so it will have a less dramatic effect. If you want a wah that will work better in front of a distorted amp I would recommend a Morley.
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#7
dammit romeo and your vypyr i told you, i want an old school metal tone

i have my guitar-> wah-> MM -> amp
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#8
Im assuming MM is your distortion pedal? switch it with the wah, see if that doesn't help it.
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#9
yeah it's my metal muff. i will try it tomorrow
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#10
it didn't help
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#11
thats why you need the vypyr tube bro.
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#12
Are you running your distortion pedal into your amps distortion channel (in other words stacking) by chance? If so, that's probably the problem.

If you're running your distortion into a clean channel/setting, never mind
#13
no, i run it on clean... i dunno. maybe i'll screw around later
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