New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

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New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby jonnyxjuturna » 02 Feb 2018, 19:29

Just curious if Mason is still up to his old chicanery. Or is he really building stuff these days?
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Bill_Mountain » 05 Feb 2018, 14:12

I read an article where he apologizes and then stated that all his pedals are made in an assembly house in batches. Not sure if they are clones or not though.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby jrfox92 » 06 Feb 2018, 05:20

Yeesh.
$200 for a couple of Mu-Amps into a Big Muff tone control.

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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Frank_NH » 06 Feb 2018, 14:40

jrfox92 wrote:Yeesh.
$200 for a couple of Mu-Amps into a Big Muff tone control.


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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby 1oldsidewinder » 06 Feb 2018, 18:11

Interesting. i wonder if the new Ultra Phonix OD is a variation of the same basic design. It's also being marketed as a Dumble sim.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Nocentelli » 06 Feb 2018, 19:39

1oldsidewinder wrote:Dumble sim.


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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Frank_NH » 06 Feb 2018, 21:41

I went to the Vertex website to read more about the Steel String Clean Drive. Lots of comparisons to "D" style tones, but no mention of either Jack Orman or Aron Nelson.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby J0K3RX » 07 Feb 2018, 15:30

No need to open this one up since they already did it for you... All I have to say is, Really? :scratch:
https://www.vertexeffects.com/battery-power-supply

I think a schematic is in order.. :lol:

Not to be confused with Vytex Condoms.. :twisted:
http://www.vystarcorp.com/resources/con ... ation.html

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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Frank_NH » 07 Feb 2018, 17:35

Is that four battery "power supply" for real??? :slap:
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby Bill_Mountain » 07 Feb 2018, 18:29

Frank_NH wrote:Is that four battery "power supply" for real??? :slap:



Seems like a good idea from a marketing standpoint.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby jonnyxjuturna » 07 Feb 2018, 20:48

I figured he was ripping someone's circuit. At least this time (maybe) he isn't slapping his sticker on someone else's pedal?


To be frank, I have zero interest in buying his stuff. I'm just curious, because it seems the boutique world has so quickly forgotten his old tricks, and he seems to be getting recognition again.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby theehman » 07 Feb 2018, 22:26

jonnyxjuturna wrote:I figured he was ripping someone's circuit. At least this time (maybe) he isn't slapping his sticker on someone else's pedal?


To be frank, I have zero interest in buying his stuff. I'm just curious, because it seems the boutique world has so quickly forgotten his old tricks, and he seems to be getting recognition again.



True of others. Freekish Blues, for example.
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby jonnyxjuturna » 14 Feb 2018, 15:10

theehman wrote:True of others. Freekish Blues, for example.


Did Ken come back?? :shock:
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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby alexradium » 14 Feb 2018, 15:56

Bill_Mountain wrote:
Frank_NH wrote:Is that four battery "power supply" for real??? :slap:



Seems like a good idea from a marketing standpoint.
the guy is just a marketing freak,he brainwashes the "artists" with PNL and a good check,that's all,this battery box was already in other pedalboards of these guys made by Bradshaw and Dave Phillips i guess.
His boost is just a standard boost,nothing special.
As far as D sounds,make it play to any good aforementioned pro and he's gonna make it sound like you want it to sound,its like that,since almost nobody has ever played a real SSS in reality.

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Re: New Vertex Stuff. Anyone open any of them up?

Postby okgb » 05 May 2018, 15:19

he has a funny youtube video where three guys are doing a blind listening test between the
Vertex Ultraphonix OD and a dumble amp with no parameters or methods explained or identified
they're supposed to say if they thinks it's the pedal when they hear " ramdomly " live played examples
of course nobody gets them all correct, and you're supposed to say " well if it's that close , for 200 ! "
actually I saw a couple versions of it , promising to giveaway a pedal , so people post their guesses furthering
the " confusion " about which is which ] or as I believe he wants you to say which you think is better , the two examples
do not sound well matched so you can ascribe qualities to each because they [ purposefully ? ] sound different
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