GCB-95 Cry Baby Original review by Dunlop

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  • Sound: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Ease of Use: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 7.2 (84 votes)
Dunlop: GCB-95 Cry Baby Original
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Purchased from: Rhapsody Music

Sound — 10
This wah has the most incredible sound I've ever heard. It's so good, in fact, that it has been used by some of the greatest guitarists of all time. Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Steve Vai, and Joe Satriani have all used this pedal, and not to mention in some of their most famous works. So then it has to be good, right? If you're looking for a good wah pedal, then you needn't look any further. The Dunlop Crybaby is one of the best wah pedals your money can buy. I don't care what you play; blues, metal, whatever. This pedal will work. I can guarantee it.

Overall Impression — 10
So, in short, this pedal is a monster. Though not the overall best pedal on the entire market, it's no doubt the best wah you'll ever get.

Reliability & Durability — 10
I honestly can't recommend a better buy. This pedal is built to last. Though, if you accidentally leave a cable plugged into it when it's not in use, your batteries will probably be dead the next day. I know, and I've been dumb enough to do it before. But as long as you keep it unplugged when not in use, you can definitely make it last for a good couple of months or so. Probably more. I've used it at a couple of gigs, and it works perfectly. As long as you put in a new battery shortly before, you should be good to go for quite a good run. Though remember, kiddies; it's not wise to not bring a backup. But bring an extra battery if you're worried; the pedal itself is incredibly reliable.

Ease of Use — 10
The best thing about it is its sheer simplicity. You step down on it to turn it on, move it up and down to "wah" it, and then step down on it again to turn it off. That's it. The hardest part of the whole thing is getting the cords plugged into either side, and even that's easy!

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