Looking for a good Flanger....

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I was gravitating towards the EVH MXR one and then when supply chain issues hit they weren't available. Read nothing but positives about it. Probably try to pick one up soon.
 

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EH Electric Mistress. I have one from the mid 70s and it still sounds amazing, I have a mid 2000s Deluxe Mistress, the big footprint version. Equally as good. Newer xo compact version might be ok too, no experience.

Are you looking for a through zero flanger?
 
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Are you looking for a through zero flanger?
I don't know what that means.

*EDIT* looked it up, not sure I understand the difference, but I'll do more research.
 
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A second vote for the trusty old MiJ Boss BF-2. Depending on your needs, they do nail a least a couple of great sounds including VH flange parts and also the TNT/LeTekro tone trick (he used a BF-2 as a staple part of his chain). They pop up used often enough in decent shape and are pretty cheap (so no big loss if you get bored with it as I did).
 

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My all time favorite Flangers are MIJ Boss BF-2 & vintage MXR MX-117, but the Strymon Deco is the one I'm using the most these days.

Andy did a great demo of it:

 

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EH Electric Mistress sounds really cool, but I might go MXR or Boss. Maybe try to find a local seller. There's a BF2 Taiwan available with 30min for $70 and a BF3 within a couple hours drive for a $100. Stereo sounds interesting.

There's also a DOD FX75 Stereo Flanger locally for $65...anyone have any experience with that one?
 

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My all time favorite Flangers are MIJ Boss BF-2 & vintage MXR MX-117, but the Strymon Deco is the one I'm using the most these days.
I totally want a Deco. Right now I've only got one Flanger, an Arion SFL-1, because I prefer phaser and chorus. If you can find one it's a keeper.
 

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I have a very inexpensive Donner Jet Propulsion Flanger that ran about $30. I just wanted to try one out without breaking the bank and reviews of it were positive and mine works well.

If it were an effect that I would use regularly, I'd get the Boss BF2 as they're readily available for well under $100.
 

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Looking for a good Flanger....

Any recommendations?
Of course, all modulation pedals of the same effect do not sound the same..

Looking for thick & wet? - newer A/DA + has a small footprint. and can add an exp. ped.
 

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I don't know what that means.

*EDIT* looked it up, not sure I understand the difference, but I'll do more research.

EH Electric Mistress and Deluxe are analog. Stereo EH Mistress digital.

This is the EH flanger I used in the 70s, still have it and will keep it ;)



This is maybe a good example of a zero thru.



EH Deluxe Mistress with synth. In the pile of pedals too.



I'm currently using an Empress Nebulus. Still favor the EH though.

 
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MXR > Boss on flange all day.

While it is not reliable to engage live due to the small size of the EVH tactile button, you actually have a 2-channel flanger that conforms to what you dialed by default, then reverts to EVH settings with the push of the button.
 

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I guess I'm not much of a flanger guy. I've owned a vintage ADA and an EHX EM over the years. However, I sold them, and only kept a vintage Ross flanger. It's basically a clone of the MXR circuit, but more affordable...
 
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I'd also recommend the Boss BF-2. That's what I use as well. Flanger isn't one of those effects I use that often, but that pedal nails a lot of cool tones, and is fun to mess with every once in a while.
 

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