Muddy Fulltone Clyde Wah Wah - thoughts

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Muddy Fulltone Clyde Wah Wah - thoughts

Post by FunkyMonkey » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:04 pm

Hi,

I am using a Fulltone Clyde Delux Wah (pre-output buffer addition) straight into the front of a LoneStar Classic. On Ch2, with gain and drive set around 2-3pm, the wah effect almost disappears, even using a Strat with the bridge pick-up. Any suggestions for fixing this without affecting my core tone, as I only use Wah on a few things, perhaps a buffer or something?

Thanks,

Duncan
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Re: Muddy Fulltone Clyde Wah Wah - thoughts

Post by elvis » Thu Jun 06, 2013 11:39 am

I've had problems with Wah disappearing when using moderate to high gain. I recommend looking for one with a wider sweep. I have a Buddy Guy wah that works really well where my Bad Horsie II was not working at all (no discernable wah at high gain). I suspect the metal wahs (Wylde, Dime, etc) have a really wide sweep to work better at high gain.

Try this:
http://forum.grailtone.com/viewtopic.ph ... 70#p430770
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Re: Muddy Fulltone Clyde Wah Wah - thoughts

Post by FunkyMonkey » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:23 pm

I have got the Delux, so whilst I like the standard position 'jimi' I think it is called, I might try one of the other two setting 'wacked' and 'shaft' I think they are or something like that. Shame though as the Jimi setting sounds great on the clean channel. Just might need to be a bit more careful with my foot control :)

Cheers,

Duncs
LoneStar Classic 212 v2
Fender 57 Tweed Twin Custom
'92 Clapton Sig Strat, '07 Custom Classic Strat, Ibanez JS1200-CA
GigRig Pro-14, Peterson Tuner, BB Preamp, MXR Phase 90, Boss CE-2, '74 Dlx E/Mistress, Fulltone Wah

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