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Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal  

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      A wah built to handle Zakk's wild ways.

      The Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah must be one of the toughest, meanest wah pedals on the planet. Built from the ground up with great tone and rugged durability in mind, the Zakk Wylde pedal can stand up to the crushing stomp of metal's reigning king of lead guitar. The Wylde Cry Baby Wah is crafted with a heavy-duty raw-metal casing and roadworthy components to withstand years of abuse. With guts that have been finely tuned to Zakk's specs, including the Fasel inductor, the Dunlop Cry Baby wah is specially voiced to deliver extra-thick and cutting tone. You can power you Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby with a 9V battery or the Dunlop ECB-003 AC adapter


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      DunlopZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal
       
      4.6

      (based on 82 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (65)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (5)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (5)

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        (1)

      67%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Sweet sounding wah with a killer sweep!

      I've tried several wahs (mostly dunlop), and the ZW-45 simply has the widest frequency sweep, to my ears. There are features out there that I would really like (Morley's LED...Read complete review

      I've tried several wahs (mostly dunlop), and the ZW-45 simply has the widest frequency sweep, to my ears. There are features out there that I would really like (Morley's LED activation; it's nice not having to click the button in and out of each use... a notch button to hold a particular frequency in... LEDs to indicate when it's on and off, etc.), but my priority is in how it sounds. I also had to re-solder a few joints in the circuit board's power traces. However, I love the tones so much and how much I can make my guitar scream, that I've repaced all my wahs (different setups for home, rehearsal, and live rigs) with the zw-45. Bottom line, nothing else I've ever tried stands up to it.

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      A screwdriver can fix it!!!!

      I bought this wah a year ago because it was on sale and a lot of artist I like use it and swear by it. I never liked it the highs are weak and...Read complete review

      I bought this wah a year ago because it was on sale and a lot of artist I like use it and swear by it. I never liked it the highs are weak and to low is so low it's more like a volume pedal! I'd been trying it with different set ups and nothing, so I was gonna sell it till I watch a vid of a guy opening up a crybaby gcb95 and moving the pot back so it wasn't as harsh so I did the opposite with this I turn the pot forward all the way and now this thing sounds like a beast!! It's made its first appearance on my pedalboard! If you play metal or hard rock stick with the original crybaby or try something else!!! Unless your ready to open it up it's sound is useless!

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      1.0

      A screwdriver can fix it!!!!

      By Slayersteve88

      from Australia

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            Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

            I bought this wah a year ago because it was on sale and a lot of artist I like use it and swear by it. I never liked it the highs are weak and to low is so low it's more like a volume pedal! I'd been trying it with different set ups and nothing, so I was gonna sell it till I watch a vid of a guy opening up a crybaby gcb95 and moving the pot back so it wasn't as harsh so I did the opposite with this I turn the pot forward all the way and now this thing sounds like a beast!! It's made its first appearance on my pedalboard! If you play metal or hard rock stick with the original crybaby or try something else!!! Unless your ready to open it up it's sound is useless!

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            5.0

            Best wah ever!

            By nottosay02

            from Sanford, North Carolina

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            Pros

            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                This is a great wah pedal. I got it yesterday in the mail and it hasn't been switched off yet! This thing has the best sweep of any wah I have ever tried. This is worth the money! Buy it!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Sweet sounding wah with a killer sweep!

                By Swagger's Guitarist

                from Austin, TX

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Aggresive Tone
                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Fair Price
                • Responsive

                Cons

                • Lack Of Features
                • Poor Circuit Board Solder

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio
                • Live Performances
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                I've tried several wahs (mostly dunlop), and the ZW-45 simply has the widest frequency sweep, to my ears. There are features out there that I would really like (Morley's LED activation; it's nice not having to click the button in and out of each use... a notch button to hold a particular frequency in... LEDs to indicate when it's on and off, etc.), but my priority is in how it sounds. I also had to re-solder a few joints in the circuit board's power traces. However, I love the tones so much and how much I can make my guitar scream, that I've repaced all my wahs (different setups for home, rehearsal, and live rigs) with the zw-45. Bottom line, nothing else I've ever tried stands up to it.

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Zack Wylde Pedal Review

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                Honestly i don't reccomned this pedal for hard rock and metal playing because the sound gets lost in the mix of overdrive. At first when you get the pedal the sound is really strong but after like a month it starts to fade away I say get this pedal only if you have an overdrive pedal to go with it if not i say get a pedal with knobs to adjust the volume of the wah like the slash/jerry cantrell/ and dimebag wah from dunlop or mark tremonit/ steve vai wah's with the wah boost volume
                The Pedal is pretty basic no knob to increase the wah sound but its pretty simple to use. Its got a sweet crybaby sound for metal and hardrock which is perfect because thats the type of style I like to play.
                The wah sound is pretty good when you play on a clean chanel it sounds really good especially with the flanger effect on an amp but when its comes to playing with overdrive you may want to reconsider buying this pedal because the wah sound gets lost in the mix and sounds too low it would be better if it had the knobs to increase the wah volume and range like the slash wah pedal.
                Its an ok pedal but if you really want some awesome sounds i reccomend getting the zack wylde overdrive pedal to make sure that the crybaby sound doesn;t get lost in your playing.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                As Metal as it comes and can still please Bootsy Collins

                By Keith Kanter

                from Michigan

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                A visually pleasing pedal that can play in metal and with a surprising amount of funk as well. Its Like a Hendrix clone on steroids. An amazing wah, may be the best out there, especially for the money
                The Features may be the oe place that you can fault this pedal. It has asthetic flair and is pretty cool in terms of presets. However, there is no way to alter the sweep range or anthing like that (like on the Jerry Cantrel Wah). Just try it before you buy it, this pedal wont be for everyone, especially if you like to tweak and customize sound in the most anal manner, but this pedal will be for most people.
                This pedal is built super tough and clean looking. ENOUGH SAID!
                If you can get this pedal on sale or used its an amazing deal. I found mine new on sale for an amazing price for any signature wah, especially one with this capability.

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Unleash your Wylde side with this wah

                By Randyfan96

                from dyer brook, maine

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                I got this pedal for Christmas and I tell you what I fell right in love with it. It give you a thick throaty and growly sound that know other wah can give you. This wah has know adjustment knobs so thts why i gave it a 4.5 for features. If you play this on a clean channel it gives you nice a nice thick warm sound. This wah has all the torque you will need.

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                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                THICK!

                By KreyZ-8

                from FL

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                This wah is great. Its got a much thicker throaty sound than the regular Cry Baby and handles as much distortion as you wanna run through it. It doesnt have as high pitch a top out when you press it all the way forward as a regular cry baby though so just keep that in mind.

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                DSTardif

                By Domin-A-Tor

                from Bedford, Québec, Canada

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                My brother bought this pedal for me at x-mas. When I first plugged it in and tried it out I was amazed at the sound and sweep. At first it felt a little odd compared to some other Wah's I had tried. But like new girlfriends, you need to adjust you game a little and the end result as great. This pedal seems to work best with moderate to high gains of distortion (imagine that, a Zakk Wylde effect pedal designed for high gain) so if that is the sound you are looking for this is the Wah for you. Simple lines in a rugged housing, no frills one button on off with an adjustable pedal resisitance setting. All in all very nice.

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                BITTER SWEET

                By Anonymous

                from Undisclosed

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                I wrote a review on this wah pedal a while ago, and felt obligated to follow up on what was stated. I wrote the original review 3 months after purchase with no problems. Now that I have had it a while I have had a problem. The pot gave out, ironically, shortly after the original review. The good news is that I changed the pot with relative ease. The sound is very good in this wah, however given the chance I would try a different wah, perhaps a weeping demon or the dimebag signature. Great wah, but very pricey.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wah-Tastic!

                By Satch7699

                from Newfoundland Canada

                Comments about Dunlop ZW-45 Zakk Wylde Signature Cry Baby Wah Pedal:

                This wah is pretty sweet. it sounds cool for clean guitars, but its when you crank the gain that this baby shows its stuff. I wasn't sure if i liked it at first, The sweet spot was in a different spot than an original cry baby, but once you find it you'll love it. It has great low end and it doesn't come over the top with ear piercing highs like the Original CB does. All in all, great pedal :)

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