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Old 05.18.04, 8:54 AM
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Wah before or after compressor?

Should my dunlop crybaby wah come before or after compression? My rig is finally dialed in and everything sounds great. Now I was adding a wah to my setup, and I put it before the compression, and all of a sudden it was like I had half the sound. Now I hear the Crybaby's are notorious tone suckers - on or off, but it seemed to cut my output by half. Where should it go in the lineup, and is that just the sad truth of a wah w/o bypass?

BTW - I haven't tried it anywhere else in my rig. I was doing this late last night, and now I'm at work.


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Old 05.18.04, 11:50 AM
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"Traditionally" Wah should come before Compressors but both ways have their merits. You should try it both ways and see which way sounds best to you.
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