Mark Tremonti Power Wah review by Morley

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  • Sound: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Ease of Use: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 10 Gem
  • Users' score: 9 (29 votes)
Morley: Mark Tremonti Power Wah
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Purchased from: Ebay

Sound — 10
I play an Ibanez SZ520 with a Seymour Duncan JB in the bridge through a Peavey XXX tube amp. The tone is amazing. When looking for wahs, I found crybaby wahs to be very thin and week. This pedal is not at all so. It has a strong thick tone that really cuts through and adds and edge to your lead parts. It always sound amazing, and has helped me to achieve a great tone on my solos and leads. It has the tremonti tone, which I find to be perfect. I play creed, alter bridge, and many many other bands (GN'R, Led Zeppelin, SRV, etc.) and it suits everything. I've very very happy with it.

Overall Impression — 10
I play a huge variety of music, and this wah fits it all. It shines when in need of the "Tremonti tone." I've been playing for under 2 years, and the pedal really adds a kick to my leads. If it were stolen of lost, I would buy a new one right away. I love how it is auto on and off, just step on and off. I don't really like how the bass completely cuts out with it, so for that one second after the solo and back into the heavy parts, it sounds very thin. This just needs some careful timing. It is by far the best wah pedal out there. I love it and wouldn't want anything else.

Reliability & Durability — 10
It is a very dependable wah pedal. It withstands use very well, just get a power supply so there's no chance of the battery dying on you in the middle of a show. It is very dependable and always kicks in when needed. I wouldn't need a backup for this baby.

Ease of Use — 10
This pedal has the perfect wah tone. It is a perfect hyrbird of new and classic sound, and will suit all your needs. It has the easy step on step off design, which makes transitions between its use a breeze. The gain boost also helps alot to really bring out your solo.

8 comments sorted by best / new / date

    Click_Click
    Its an awsome wah I've hade mine for like a year or so.I also have a crybaby but I hate how you have to step on the pedal all the way to turn it on and off. With this one you dont, no morley have too. I like how the pedal comes back on its own, the wah boost,and how the wah stays on for a second after you take you foot off it. And the black dimond plate looks cool
    d_lord1
    I dont know whether to get this one, the slash crybaby or the ibanez weeping demon
    rednightmare
    Does it stay on for a whole second? Or just a very short time while it realises you're not using it?
    Tremonti333
    rednightmare wrote: Does it stay on for a whole second? Or just a very short time while it realises you're not using it?
    only half a second. that one half is kind of annoying but if you maneuver your way around it there is really no problem
    harrisonmon
    Well, since I generally only use wah's for my solos(and considering this has a gain + decibel boost, it's PERFECT for elevating my wah solos) that half a second won't make a difference to me because the time between the end of my solo and playing the actual song should be about a half a second? And how is the gain boost? (I love Trem's tone btw...I use his settings as a base and then construct my tone around it, tweak it a bit)
    Jhenri
    you can actually change the amount of time between it going on and being off
    TehDutchDude
    I've read that you can alter the delay of the wah when you switch it off. You can change it from 0 seconds (so it immediately stops the wah) up to 3.5 seconds... lol Im gonna get it tomorrow