italy vs italia , the wah comparison

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italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by joegagan » Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:34 am

thanks to forum member j reeves, he hooked me up with a wonderful italian vox V846. was able to see how our filmcan italy vox replica type ' italia' fared against it. you will hear a slight difference ours has a 59k input R and a few other sweeteners, which makes it a tiny bit hotter.
thank you for listening, everybody! :chillin: :bong2:

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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by redeyeflight » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:18 pm

Is your Italia the one on the left? That one sounds particularly good although they both sound great.
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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by joegagan » Tue Apr 07, 2015 9:27 pm

thanks for listening. i put annotations on youtube saying which was which , but i know not all formats support the on screen annotations. :blaze:
yes, the italia is on the left on screen.
i have revamped my hotrod clyde a wee bit to capture a little more of that ' squishy ' sound, in case someone wants similar tones in a drop in kit or less expensive wah.

here is another compare vid -

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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by Zacharia Matilda » Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:35 am

Sweet vids Joe. Sounds fucking great!

This guy is the king of wahs. Someday I will have my own Joe Gagan wah. :party:
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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by redeyeflight » Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:31 am

Yea the annotations don't work on my iPad but it was still cool to check out. I'd love to hear a side by side comparison of the italia and Clyde circuits!
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Post by joegagan » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:07 pm

redeyeflight wrote:Yea the annotations don't work on my iPad but it was still cool to check out. I'd love to hear a side by side comparison of the italia and Clyde circuits!
THANKS!!!!
i can get you close,

these italia and HR clyde clips were both made at same time, same guitar, amp, amp settings, cam location. the only trick is you have to open both of these in two tabs. toggle back and forth. and ignore the fulltone in each. ( the hr clyde is same as one shown above ^^^)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVgf_8W0SyA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syVWTuMMBG4
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Post by joegagan » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:09 pm

thank you zach, that is really kool. one excpetion tho. stu castledine is the king of wahs - he even has CASTLE in his name.

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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by joegagan » Sat May 30, 2015 3:39 am

ok, new italia variations, might as well post them in this thread.

the MINI-TALIA. built into the new mini crybaby cbm95. dunlop did a very nice job engineering the mechanicals on this. good or bad, the foot movement is 75% longer travel when compared at exact pivot point compared to a traditional crybaby.

this allows very fine control of all the subtleties. i like it quite a bit.

our mini has same circuit board and all same components as the full size italia, exc the pot. we had t use the one that came in there. pretty nice, but i put a smaller gear on it to condense the sweep a little. still much wider than a regular crybaby.



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Re: italy vs italia , the wah comparison

Post by fuzzfaceteletube » Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:32 pm

joegagan wrote:thanks to forum member j reeves, he hooked me up with a wonderful italian vox V846. was able to see how our filmcan italy vox replica type ' italia' fared against it. you will hear a slight difference ours has a 59k input R and a few other sweeteners, which makes it a tiny bit hotter.
thank you for listening, everybody! :chillin: :bong2:

They both sound really nice.
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