Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by mynameisjonas » Mon May 04, 2020 5:11 am

My TR-2 has lived on my board since the the day I got it, it does everything I could ever want from a tremolo pedal (FTR it's the version with an internal trim pot). Apart from my TU-2, it's the pedal that I've had on my board the longest.

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by sa1126 » Mon May 04, 2020 6:57 am

I really like the EHX Pulsar. Like the TR-2, but better IMO. I found it to be the most amp like of them all.
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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by daydreamdelay » Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:21 am

I mostly use the Vibrato on my Twin, pedal wise my favorite is the Boss PN-2

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by iStringz » Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:40 am

I have a Boss TR-2 which is great, as a lot of my predecessors stated!
Also I bought a EHX Wiggler, which is tube-powered and a great option (if you have enough space on your board for it, that thing is HUGE!)
On recordings however I try to use the built in Tremolo of my amps (69' Vox AC30 or 67' Twin Reverb Silverface).
If that isn't enough, the TR-2 always got me covered.
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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by OV7 » Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:19 am

I've got a Keeley Verb-O-Trem. It is a good basic reverb and tremolo and has a nice volume knob, too.

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by mcbrandt » Wed Oct 07, 2020 1:36 pm

I got one of those EHX Mod 11s, thinking I would use quite a few of the options like vibrato, chorus, rotary. But either I can't figure out how to work the pedal to get decent sounds, or I basically paid extra money for just a trem. The trem sound is fine, but I could have gotten than from a lot of $50 pedals, probably.

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by øøøøøøø » Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:37 am

I haven’t read the whole thread (I know, I know) so apologies if it’s already been mentioned...

But for “cheap and cheerful” I have a weird soft spot for the old plastic RockTek Vibrator. It has a bizarre LFO envelope that I like (though it admittedly doesn’t sound much like the bias-vary tremolo on the O. Redding record mentioned in the OP)

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by Tafarel » Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:56 am

I recently switched from a Caroline Parabola to a Mattoverse Tremstortion. It has more gain and a lot of delicious sawtooth and square-waveness available. Hard to come by, however. None on Reverb last I checked.

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by spacelordmother » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:06 am

Tafarel wrote:
Fri Oct 09, 2020 10:56 am
I recently switched from a Caroline Parabola to a Mattoverse Tremstortion. It has more gain and a lot of delicious sawtooth and square-waveness available. Hard to come by, however. None on Reverb last I checked.

Mattoverse Tremstortion https://mattoverse.com/products/mattove ... emstortion
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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by smjenkins » Tue Oct 13, 2020 1:01 pm

The Mastro Valvola LFO is the coolest trem I've ever used. So many crazy cool sounds inside it. Total sonic playground.

http://www.mastrovalvola.it/lfo/

I've also heard good things about the 4ms Tremulus Lune but I haven't tried one.

https://4mscompany.com/tremulus.php

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Re: Tremolo Pedal. Which one do you use?

Post by ludobag1 » Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:55 am

i haved a boss tr2 sound good but a little limitated (volume drop between dry and wet bother me)that i sold after fews years
a marshall vibratrem better cause the volume increase with and sound really good to my taste
a surfy trem that i put in my surfybear and i use it with my quilter head ,sound ridiculsly good !!! love this thing
and the trem from my bandmaster head (blackface) sound really good with the sound really in ,in fact the real thing
i don't really use trem a lot and each times i use it i want something really précise and i have what i need with my choice
first choice will be the bandmaster trem and if i want something a little different the surfy trem and the vibratrem can do this (more range than the bandmaster trem for more extreme setting)

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