JH-1 Jimi Hendrix Wah Wah review by Dunlop

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  • Sound: 9
  • Overall Impression: 9
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Ease of Use: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 9.3 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.8 (81 votes)
Dunlop: JH-1 Jimi Hendrix Wah Wah

Price paid: $ 86.9

Purchased from: Long & Mcquade

Sound — 9
I play on an Epiphone SG with a Peavy Envoy 110. You need to move the pedal away from the amp to eliminate buzzing, and the fat tone of the wah isnt very good for playing up in the higher frets. On distortion it makes a very good sound, you can play some Sweet Child O' Mine, or some All Along The Watchtower, and it'll still sound great. The effects are absolutley amazing on the lower part of the neck, you can pull some crazy Tom Morello tricks. I tried it out on a Stevie Ray Vaughn signiature Strat and it was absolutley astonishing.

Overall Impression — 9
This pedal is good, really good. It's great for playing Hendrix stuff and it's so easy to use. I play alot of Sabbath, Metallica, Hendrix, and Zeppelin, and this is really good for all of them. Playing "Electric Funeral" will sound perfect, but so will playing Voodoo Child. All in all it's a really great pedal for a really good price.

Reliability & Durability — 10
You can take this pedal and burn it and it'll still work. You know this pedal works because you have to stomp it to turn it on. You can step on it with all your weight and it will still function.

Ease of Use — 9
This pedal is extremely easy to use. It comes with instructions, which are purposeless, since all you need to do is mess around for 5 minutes to understand how to use this pedal.

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    I wanted to get an Ibanez WH-10 or whatever they are that John Frusciante has just because I love his wah sounds with the distortion (especially on Sir Psycho Sexy)... Will this Jimi Hendrix wah give that same kind of sound? My distortion pedals I use are the Marshall Guv'Nor (mainly), Boss DS-1, and my Fender FM212r amp distortions.