New Candy Apple Red Rooster

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New Candy Apple Red Rooster

Post by friendlybunny » Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:09 pm

Well... it arrived. :crackjam:

I just got one of the new Candy Apple Red Roosters (thanks Downstroke music). It has a black mullard OC71 inside.

This is actually my 2nd Rooster, so I just spent a couple of hours comparing this to my other Red Baron Rooster with a CV7112 transistor. My family is out of town, so I was able to crank up the Marshall 18 watt and plug in the Tele.

They are similar but different. The CV7112 seems a bit cleaner and more hi-fi with less noise. It has the led and pops every time I click it. It also seems to be a bit louder.

The new one with OC71 seems to have a bit more hair and mid range juiciness. It doesn't have an led and doesn't pop when I switch it. It also has a bit more noise, but not that noticeable, and it doesn't seem quite as loud as the other one.

They really sound great when both are switched on. I needed a dual boost for my board, but I couldn't find another booster that sounded as good as the Rooster, so I'm glad I have 2 of them now.

Sorry for the lack of pics, the only digital camera I have right now is on my phone. I still mostly use film cameras.
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Post by devnulljp » Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:48 pm

I just got mine as well -- sounds amazing. I had a couple before with CV7112 and to me this one sounds even better. Although it's a different amp, so not a valid comparison.
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Post by the treble boost kid » Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:10 pm

That's what i like to hear......

look at dat sweet sweeeeet caaaaaaandaaay !!!!!!!
:badlove:
Let's be fucking honest........
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJF6kk7fjNk
T I E - F I G H T E R..........L E T S R O L L !!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFNs0RALUQw
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Post by devnulljp » Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:47 pm

I used to have a bunch of strats that colour too...
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Re: New Candy Apple Red Rooster

Post by the treble boost kid » Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:02 pm

DAM THAT PEDAL LOOKS GOOD.........mmmmmm sounds.......and my minds in the gutter.



sidenote: can we add this one to the list of vid smilies ??
i reeeeeeeeeeeeally think it's worth it. :smashed:
Let's be fucking honest........
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJF6kk7fjNk
T I E - F I G H T E R..........L E T S R O L L !!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFNs0RALUQw
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Post by mjkk » Sun Aug 15, 2010 12:25 am

fucking hilarious TBK
"Yes I remember a brave guy named Roger dancing around musicians and cleaning their shoes. Occasionally we gave him our broken pedals for repair to get peace for some hours."
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Post by edkoppel » Sun Aug 15, 2010 12:34 am

damn, i should have bought one.
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Post by friendlybunny » Sun Aug 15, 2010 3:53 am

Yeah... I'm not sure if it's "better" than the CV7112 transistor version. I played for 3-4 hours today with both pedals. Hope the neighbors were cool about that.
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Post by the treble boost kid » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:08 am

my knew motto is fuck the neighbours.
i am honestly waaaaaaay to considerate with shit that goes on.
so a few hrs with the 11 to 11 to fine by me.........though i aim to shut down by 10pm most of the time.
i just wrapped up pushing some speakers.............really would have preferred breasts on this rainy night,
but i had fun checking into some muted fuzz sounds with the volume knob rolled back.
it was like some "lost in translation" soundtrack rhythm or something......
i sorta adapt and lick working within the constraints of a pedal........actually what i think i just may have learned chatting it up right now.......is the a bit too much cut i was dealing with, well i was on the bright channel.....and should have adjusted the amp a bit to suit the sound with the pedal a bit more.
I was working it the other way around mostly, and i think i just may have awakened to my lesson.

the amp was a clean "bright warm" on the neck pup........should have rolled the cut knob up to reduce some high end.

ya.........rambling me

E A T
A T
J O E S .

:fu: WTF :fu:

I am glad this pedal is sounding so good for you folks, and look'n so fine. :badlove:
Let's be fucking honest........
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJF6kk7fjNk
T I E - F I G H T E R..........L E T S R O L L !!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFNs0RALUQw
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Post by mjkk » Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:15 am

God if you hear me, I want one of those shiny red boxes...
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