Catalinbread Topanga Spring Reverb *Free Shipping in the USA*
Surf’s up! And we’re all headed to Topanga, our spring reverb
pedal based on the legendary Fender 6G15 outboard spring reverb unit!
We’ve captured all the drip, flutter, cluck, clang, and splash of the
original tubes and springs unit in a small pedal format!
The outboard spring reverb unit is the sound of surf guitar as well
as many other great guitar sounds from the sixties. Part of its magic,
and how it differs from the internal spring reverb found in most
Fender-style amps, is that it is run *in front* of the amp, causing the
reverb signal to distort and get more intense than the internal circuit
could. It also had a Dwell knob, which controlled how hard the springs
were getting hit by the guitar signal, as well as a Tone knob that gave
more control over the reverb sound. It was also essentially a tube
preamp, so it would color the sound going into the amp. All this added
up to a very distinctive reverb sound that is hard to replicate. But we
here at Catalinbread had to try! And we think we got it!
Besides giving you the classic three knob control compliment of the
original, we’ve also added a great discrete preamp that you can control
via the Volume knob for a healthy amount of great clean boost when you