Reverb Pedals

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by chomii » Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:06 am

Cory wrote:I have a Strymon Blue Sky verb - sounds so amazing and really well built. I used to own a TC g-system and they have some really nice reverbs - I'm guessing the single pedal TC stuff (like the Hall of Fame verb) is similar, but I've never tried one...
Why did you change G System? I cannot decide which way to go G Major 2 or G System as multieffect setup or separate effect pedals. Which path will suck tone less?

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by Cory » Sat Nov 30, 2013 6:11 pm

The G-system post-gain effects were awesome and fairly transparent, but the pre-gain portion just sucks (for lack of a better word). It was very noisy and sucked tone big time - I even had the iB modded black version and it still "sucked" - I endlessly tweaked and tried every trick in the book to get it right, but everytime I plugged straight into my amp I would get so frustrated with the G because of how bad it changed my tone - it really cut a lot of bottome end off. Plus, I just decided I wanted a simpler set up since I don't use many effects anyways.

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by KiwiJoe » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:26 pm

I had a Mr. Black Supermoon. It's a great pedal, imo, that can do a really nice, natural sounding "traditional" reverb, but it has a decay knob that allows you to dial in up to 30 seconds of trail that modulates up in pitch as it decays.

I just found that I really prefer a bit of delay if I want a bit more ambiance or space, and since the DD-7 is so much more versatile (looping, slapback, digital/analog optional, reverse delay, etc.) than a reverb pedal, it didn't make sense to have both. If you're into reverb though, I don't think you can go wrong with the Supermoon.
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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by Jackie » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:48 pm

KiwiJoe wrote:I just found that I really prefer a bit of delay if I want a bit more ambiance or space
Ditto, especially for lead tones - I used to have plenty of reverb but now I added a short "1 and a half" repetition delay and it sounds much more clear but still wide.
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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by Cory » Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:36 am

Although I love reverb, I agree that just a bit of delay with lead tones is the way to go - I have my delay set similar to Jackie and it's pretty subtle, but it still adds that fullness to beef up solos. Reverb sounds pretty cool with a slow, drawn out solo (think Gilmore) - but it can mush up your note separation when playing fast (especially w/ heavy distortion). Just like any effect, it shouldn't over power your guitar - but just add some subtle texture to you playing (at least in my opinion).
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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by mccart125 » Mon Oct 06, 2014 11:31 pm

Sold my HOF months ago and now a BlueSky guy.

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by dbagchee » Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:48 am

I could play the Blue Sky on modulated plate with decay at 100% for hours. I think I have. Great pedal!
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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by thejay » Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:22 pm

I had a blue sky, was great.... Just got a big sky and that's wonderful. I haven't let my flint go yet.... That pedal is fantastic as well.
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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by caseyshallcross » Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:05 am

I had the TC HOF and never bonded with it. I now have the TC T2 reverb and love using it for the long spacey stuff.

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by RetroRyan » Sun Dec 06, 2015 11:44 pm

Hardwire Supernatural has an amazing spring/plate reverb.

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Re: Reverb Pedals

Post by RetroRyan » Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:36 am

Also, more obvious choice but the Hall of Fame is fun for using the downloadable patches. Neunaber Stereo Wet is good for basic reverb to more ambient type of cleans.

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