My demo of the Oil-Can echo/vibrato

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My demo of the Oil-Can echo/vibrato

Post by Rodgre » Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:08 pm

For those of you who are still wondering what these things sound like....


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82N-F2NOxKk

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Post by Slider » Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:09 am

Cool! Is there a separate level control for echo and vibrato? No speed control? Ever hook up both through separate amps at the same time?

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Post by Rodgre » Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:07 am

There is no speed control. It's pretty much a one-sound effect, but there is an effect level control to adjust the wetness. You can't adjust the delay time or the vibrato rate.

It's a good thing I love the one sound it does.

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Post by johnny7 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:50 am

I love the turning-it-off trick! Imagine if you wired up a foot pedal to do that!
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Post by RefD » Thu Apr 16, 2009 9:58 am

*hopes some day there's a plug-in for this, but seriously doubts it*
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Post by Brett Siler » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:25 am

Now I know those things sound cool as hell

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Post by Harry » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:50 am

Nice!!!

Is there any reverb or anything else going on?

Great sound...thanks for posting that.

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Post by Rodgre » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:56 am

The tone is straight into a Fender Deluxe with the reverb off. All the vibrato and echo/reverb is the Tel-Ray.

There is a plug-in for it. It doesn't do the vibrato as well (the Variation control) but you can still get some of the tubby splatter echoes:

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Post by Electro-Voice 664 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:15 am

johnny7 wrote:I love the turning-it-off trick! Imagine if you wired up a foot pedal to do that!
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I've used those old sewing machine forward/reverse foot-pedals for a DIY Leslie. The sewing machine thing has a 2 prong power outlet that you can plug your device into and the pedal will apply power or not as you hold it down. You can find these for super cheap at second hand stores....


Rogre-Cool video, it sounds awesomeImage
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Post by JGriffin » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:53 am

Sounds great! I have used the plug-in, but you're right, it ain't quite the same.
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Post by nick_a » Thu Apr 16, 2009 12:09 pm

man that's cool.

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Post by ott0bot » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:24 pm

That sounds awesome, even if it's a one trick pony. Making a foot switch for that on/off toggle would be the bees knees.

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