Anyone using a spring reverb pedal with cbgs?

Looking to add a bit of surfy twang - something reasonably priced, second hand or new.

Anyone tried a Danelectro Spring King with a cbg?

I've had a Danelectro Reel Echo for yonks and it's built (and sized) like a tank.

Catalinbread Topanga gets a few decent reviews, none cigar box specific.

Playing through valve amps or Roland Micro Cube.

Like to play low e-b-e for some bend.

Cheers

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I had a Crate amp with onboard Reverb. I've been stuck on having at least a little Reverb in my sound since the 80's, but haven't need a pedal. Now that my Crate amp bit the dust, I'm in the middle of trying to make a Spring Reverb effect that I'm trying to build. I really need to get back to it.

I modded one of my CBG's after seeing Shane Speal mod his by putting some springs in the box of his CBG. It really does work, you need to put in a couple at a time til you get the right amount of effect. I used 2 small diameter springs from the bridge to the neck side of the box and it ha a subtle effect. So more springs = more effect. Your box will most likely need some bracing for this mod, especially with more than 2 springs. Remember that the springs don't have to be big or strong to make the effect.

Look for some old effect pedals for cheap at your local consignment music shop or Craigslist.

Took the plunge and went for a new Danelectro Spring King from Amazon, on the basis that as I can return it, I can demo it at home over an extended period.

It was under a ton, while used ones on eBay were fetching around £70 inc postage - so £25 difference between used and new..

Really impressed, it's not subtle or particularly versatile. It does just what it should, gets that surfy twang that no amp modeller gets anyway near. All I need now is a tremolo arm!

Who wants 'subtle' anyway, certainly not most of the bands whose sounds I'm after,,, check out a band called Guantanamo Baywatch!

Donner make a reverb pedal for around $30 has a spring setting and 4 or 5 others. Not the best but for $30 worth it. there chorus pedals only $29 works great.

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