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Old 27th May 2011, 11:21 PM   #1
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Default homemade wah wah pedal

im an electronics guy and made my own wah wah pedal. it took me quite a while on and off to get this finally going. i hope you will enjoy the video! feel free to ask questions.

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please forgive the terrible sound from my cell phone mic!
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Old 28th May 2011, 12:41 AM   #2
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You should be able to get a deeper wah sound by making the filter have more gain.

A good pedal to try is a soft limiter, it gives the sound of valves at a fraction of the price.

If you want a really good pedal look up the zoom 707. Not sure if they are still being made but I have seen them turn up on ebay.
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Old 28th May 2011, 03:40 PM   #3
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i know its nothing comparable to a store boughten. i just like building things. its good for me just messing around on the axe.
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