Dropped a few bucks on these yesterday…

Went in to Blackwood to put a down payment on some kit which I’m getting ordered from the U.S. – more on this later. I stayed a while and played several nice guitars – including a Custom Classic Strat (lovely except not sure about the Dolphin Blue) and a James Trussart Steelcaster Deluxe which used to belong to a friend of mine. Wow – both these guitars sounded great through the Carr Mercury and I admit I rushed home later to scour the Web for Trussart deals.  I have set my mind on getting a Steelcaster in Antique Copper finish at some point in the future [would that be a Coppercaster?].

Anyway, I digress.

I bought these:

Xotic Effects BB Preamap. Yeah, yeah, I know just a couple of posts ago I was whining about boutique pedal prices, but after hearing Andy Timmons play one of these into his Lonestar Classic (avid readers will remember I have one of those) I just had to try it. Turns out it sounded pretty nice, so I put that on the pile.

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Next up was this Boss DD-7 (both pedals are new). I wanted a stereo delay and this fit the bill. It sounds killer too, plus the box is a natty cool shade of blue which is always exciting. Yes, sometimes what a box looks like can affect my buying decision; call me shallow.

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Now they’re at home, in their boxes, on my shelf awaiting transport to Site B.

Thanks to Norman at Blackwood for his patience with me as always (hi Norman!).

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One Response to “Dropped a few bucks on these yesterday…”

  1. When it comes to delay I would go with the Nova Delay. That is where it is at.

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