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Good phaser for $100-120?
Old 17th December 2012
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Good phaser for $100-120?

Can anybody recommend me a good phaser for under 100?.

I'm thinking about getting the small stone nano! from what i hear it's a lot like it's big brother but without the volume drop!.

a lot of people have recommened the MXR phaser, but for some reason i'm not to keen on MXR.

the phase 100 looks cool! More versatile than the 90! but i just don't know!

It seems like these are the only good pedals under $100

any suggestions would be helpful! please help a fellow out
Old 17th December 2012
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Like many pedals, phase pedals are very subjective in tone. If you're evaluating them without listening and playing through them, you're doomed. Go to TrueTone in Santa Monica or a local Sam Ash/Guitar Center and try several out. For under $100, I liked the MXR Phase 90 best, but it's also an effect I use sparingly to never.
Old 17th December 2012
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I'm a fan of the Nano Small Stone but I wouldn't call it "versatile" if that's something you're looking for.
Old 17th December 2012
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I like the MXR Phase 100. Switchable waveforms, but still simple to use. It sounds like I want a phaser to sound, my reference / first encounter being what Peavey used to feature on their amps long ago.
Old 17th December 2012
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MXR & EH are equally solid pedals. Phase 90 is a classic.

MXR/Dunlop/Way Huge reissue are all same (made in the USA) company.
Old 17th December 2012
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A script-logo phase 90 is a great phaser, I would stay away from the standard block letter version, sounds like a toy. The Small Stone is a good choice as well.
Old 18th December 2012
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Thanks for all the input everyone! But i've decided to go with SS nano! will post a picture of my board when it's finally complete in the PB thread!
Old 18th December 2012
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I got the EVH version of the MXR phaser. I love it in it's script mode. I probably overspent on it since I only needed something simple, but I do love it. I also got the flanger on the same day, I'm such an Eddie fanboy.
Old 18th December 2012
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Script Phase 90 or Phase 45.

It's way out of the cited price range, but the king daddy of phasers for me is still my Mu-tron. That's the benchmark when I think of swirly, thick, head-trippy phasing.
Old 19th December 2012
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the Joyo phaser is a great Phase 90 approximation, and it doesn't boost your signal like some of them do. Got mine new on ebay for $25 (free shipping). Sounds great!
Old 19th December 2012
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I have the Boss PH-2 and it sounds like flyer saucers landing
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