HUGE RESPONSE TO TREM THANK YOU - about 5 days till ship !
As seen on Premier Guitar Rig Run Down with Marcus King...as seen below THANK YOU
20 years ago, I was in a pawn shop in Brooklyn, NY which had very little guitar gear, at which point I came across an odd Tremolo pedal by Kent, old from the 60s. I plugged it in and I was just shocked at fat, warm and huge it sounded. I actually had never heard anything like it, this was different, it sounded so musical everything just sounded so good when you played it. The unit was basic, Depth, Speed and a Fast Slow switch but omg it sounded incredible - I wanted it - PROBLEM I had no money. I told the guy at the counter it wasn't very good and he shoved it in an over-crowded cabinet. He wasn't a player, and I could tell didn't care a dam about my little box.
GOOD - hopefully no one find's it. Please no one find it !
A week later I came back, and there is was stuffed in the same spot, I told the guy I would take it. He actually remembered - you said it was aweful ? Oppssss well I think I changed my mind, paid him and ran off to the subway like "The Kids from Goonies" with the treasure. I got home and it was even better with a decent amp, and a real strat. So musical, it even pulsed when you put gain into it almost Vibe like - I LOVED THIS PEDAL. I told myself, someday I am going to make this Tremolo pedal - I actually remember says this in my head.
Well today is the day, 20 years and it is ready for sale !
It is a take off of the Schaller Tremolo which branded them for the Kent guitar company 50 years ago. I updated some parts to make the unit more useful, I put in a blinking LED, and it sounds exactly to the original. How do I know, because I have the original from that pawnshop although it is now kinda out of the enclosure to check things for this new creation. I will post a pix of this shortly !
How good is it ? Beyond good, a guitar god friend of mine in London told me on the phone "You know that is greatest tremolo pedal every made no one know's about - your now going to let everyone know the secret". Ahhhhhhhh yeah sorrrry it is just too good not to !!
As I said it is basic with great tone ! If you want a Tremolo pedal with 1/8 and 1/32 notes and 7 sine waves, run by a DSP chip this is not for you. If you want an old school Tremolo with transistors, old school resistors and cap....that does a few things EXTREMELY WELL THIS IS FOR YOU ! A real toneful Pulsing Tremolo pedal that is just really beautiful in it's pulse.
There are some demo's on instagram....videos to come. THANK YOU !
Marcus King brief demo !
ReviewsChristian JonesOld school for a modern day. This pedal will not disappoint. Just a beautiful solid and strong tremolo. No frills - just straight in your face vintage dulcet tremolo.Dan "The Nature Boy" Strohl
WooooooooooThis is, easily, the best sounding amplitude tremelo I've ever heard. The circuit adds a texture to the signal that is lovely and it only gets better if you run it into a drive or boost. Its huge, fat, and warm, with just a bit of grit. If this pedal could speak it would say "I'm Ric Flair! The stylin', profilin', limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin' and dealin' son of a gun."Ryan
TremoloDoes everything I hoped it would and does it well. Shipping was fast, even with a custom color. A+++.Josh
TremoloGreat tremolo, and the gold sparkle finish is super nice.Husky
Ultra TremoloIn love with the tremolo. It's really warm and lush. Nothing in the modern world can hold a candle to it IMHO. It's perfect if you want good, old-school. amp-like tremolo.Kyle Hernandez
A+++TremoloThis tremolo is outstanding. As is Tru Fi customer service. A Tru-Li awesome circuit in a classic enclosure. What more could a player want? Presentation wood box puts this over the edge. A+++Ryland
THIS is the tremolo tone in your head!What an amazing tremolo pedal! It's exactly what I was looking for - super warm, thick tones and the best tremolo I've ever heard. Yeah, you can find pedals with more control, but I don't see why you'd need any more than what's provided here. The sound is second to none, period.Danny Mayer
YES!Best Trem pedal ever! Been looking for one for years... none of them ever did it for me! This one absolutely does!!!Paul
TremeloThis pedal is so responsive and can be dialed into any degree of Tremelo. The depth knob is key and can really go from subtle to a crazy heartbeating effect. A+++++. I had a JHS Honeycomb dual tremelo and sold it quickly after scoring this gem!Joe
Ultra TremoloBeautiful, deep and lush. Sounds amazing and the fast/slow switch is great for on the fly changes. Really easy to dial in and just sounds right. Putting my supa-trem up for sale tomorrow. Thanks so much.
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