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Akai pedals
January 4, 2013
11:12 pm
Bruce
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Has anyone ever pedals a pedal from akai? Before people get into it yes I know they're a better constructed Biyang pedal. I just snatched 3 of them that are normally $179 a piece for $30 each on stupid deals of the day. 

January 5, 2013
12:17 pm
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I just ordered a Blues Overdrive from the SDOTD yesterday.  Today I got an email saying it's backordered.  Ugh.Yell

January 6, 2013
10:40 am
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Now today I get another email saying that my order is cancelled.  WTF, Musician's Friend?  I thought you were my friend?

January 8, 2013
10:23 pm
The Tone King
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Hey Bruce – I saw those – and I was very tempted – but I am on pedal overload right now.  I also was jonesing for the Aphex Big Bottom Aural Exciter when it was $99 – but I passed on that too.  But – they have been having great deals on pedals.  Those Akai pedals look very sweet.  Nice score. 

 

@tymj – I've learned – that when you see the deal (no matter where it is), you have to buy quickly – b/c online is always changing (Stock, price, etc.).  Sorry to hear your order got cancelled.  That really sucks!

January 10, 2013
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Bruce
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Soooo I really like them. The overdrive pedal has the same exact circuit chips as a tube screamer. The blues overdrive is nice too. The distortion pedal is ok, its got only one decent setting. I might resell that but time will tell. I did just order the mesa throttlebox 

January 20, 2013
9:29 pm
The Tone King
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oh cool – let me know how you like the Mesa pedal.  This will be year 2 that Mesa won't be @ NAMM.  That coupled with the fact that they are making pedals – tells me that perhaps amp sales are down?  My best guess.  If so – it's a shame, b/c their quality is top notch.  Too many copies at a fraction of the cost.  I suspect that caught up to them. 

March 1, 2013
11:24 pm
Ex6Arch6Angel6
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Look into Biyang pedals. They're EXACTLY THE SAME, but way cheaper. Akai are simply rebranded, I have the Biyang AD-8, it works as well as any other analog delay i suppose

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March 3, 2013
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Bruce
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i know theyre the same i mentioned that in the first post ;) but i do have the distortion for sale to anyone who wants it, that one was $39.99 and im willing to sell it to someone who wants it, been used once for about 5 minutes

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