Electro Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb

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  1. peterbright

    peterbright Active Member

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    Anyone have one of these & can give some pluses & minuses?
     
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    Brew has one which I have used.....LOVED it. Really Top Class Pedal for the money and it has a neat little trick all of its own that comes to light once you start fooloing about with it.

    Pip Pip

    Lexie ;)
     
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    Lexie,

    What trick is that?

    I find I have to use the pedal as the last one in the chain or it adds noise.
     
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    Well....admittedly ;D At the level I was using it any extraneous noise would have struggled to be heard, but.......there was something in there which "almost" gave it a Uni Vibe effect.

    Where's Brew when we need him!!!!!! (actually....he's tending a Sick Family at the moment).

    Pip Pip
    Lexie :)
     
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    I had one for a while, I did notice a slight drop in volume when engaged. I got one of these instead.

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    Which one is that weas?
     
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    It costs twice as much...it better be better.
     
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    Real spring reverb vs chips should always be better and more expensive to build.

    For my uses, the Holy Grail is adequate.
     
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    adequate? We don't do just adequate mister! :funny: ;)
     
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    [quote author=Voxman link=topic=12056.msg158586#msg158586 date=1169301958]
    adequate? We don't do just adequate mister! :funny: ;)
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    I'm really looking for something "over the top" live reverb cubed. I have reverb in all my amps but I want to go to thirty not just 10.
     
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    I too am be interested in one of them there Holy Grail things cause my Laney ain't got no reverb but the spring reverb in my pratice Laney sounds sooooooooo damn good i'm spoiled. What am be I to do? :-\
     
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    [quote author=brucewayne131 link=topic=12056.msg161670#msg161670 date=1171673559]
    I too am be interested in one of them there Holy Grail things cause my Laney ain't got no reverb but the spring reverb in my pratice Laney sounds sooooooooo damn good i'm spoiled.  What am be I to do? :-\
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    Be a Moderator. :funny:
     
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    [quote author=brucewayne131 link=topic=12056.msg161670#msg161670 date=1171673559]
    I too am be interested in one of them there Holy Grail things cause my Laney ain't got no reverb but the spring reverb in my pratice Laney sounds sooooooooo damn good i'm spoiled.  What am be I to do? :-\
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    run the lil' Laney through the big Laney and have a Laney/Laney with reverb! :roll:
     
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    The Holy Grail is almost as nice as my Fender 63' reverb.
    It also does 3 types of reverb so it is more versatile...I only use 2.....lol

    It has a nasty whine in front of a big box Marshall JTM50 but my Soldano SLO loves it...go figure.
     
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    i had a holy grail on my board for a long time, thought it was good for a stompbox, until i played with a friends yamaha magicstomp with the spx reverbs. put it to shame..
     
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    [quote author=autolux link=topic=12056.msg161953#msg161953 date=1171773311]
    i had a holy grail on my board for a long time, thought it was good for a stompbox, until i played with a friends yamaha magicstomp with the spx reverbs. put it to shame..
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    I JUST picked up a Magicstomp, from what I understand Korg borrowed the the chip to use in their Tonelabs..........Very underrated little stompbox!
     
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    yeh very unerrated.. people seem to either love or hate yamaha reverbs but i love em, especially the reverse, takes me back to the mid90s when i had an spx and wanted to be kevin shields...
     

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