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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 25 Sep 2018 1:17 pm     Reply with quote

Since June of this year, I have sold 14 Goodrich on the volume pedals.

There must be a reason.

Interested, send me an EMAIL.



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Dale Rottacker


From:
Tacoma Washington, USA
Post Posted 26 Sep 2018 6:02 am     Reply with quote

One of those 14 to me... I LOVE IT!!!
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Kenneth Kotsay


From:
Davie/Ft Lauderdale, Florida
Post Posted 27 Sep 2018 11:09 am     Reply with quote

Why a need for a 9 volt battery???? my old Goodrich vol ped had a 9v battery which I did not enjoying changing especially during a gig and in the middle of a song/fill etc.?
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Erv Niehaus


From:
Litchfield, MN, USA
Post Posted 27 Sep 2018 11:21 am     Reply with quote

Kenneth,
The only time you either need a battery or a wall wart is when you have the pedal set on "active". If your battery craps on you, just change the setting on the pedal and go to passive.
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 27 Sep 2018 12:23 pm     Reply with quote

And remember, a new 9v battery will last for approximately 1000 hours of plugged in time.

So that is about 200 normal playing jobs.
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Brad Malone


From:
Pennsylvania, USA
Post Posted 29 Sep 2018 3:28 pm     "on off" toggle switch Reply with quote

Brad Sarno put a small "On Off" toggle switch on my Free Loader...works great..you don't have to unplug the guitar cords to save the 9V battery..just throw the switch....Sarno does great work.
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 30 Sep 2018 10:45 am     Reply with quote

Brad, yes Brad does great work. But a Freeloader is beside you, not under your foot.

I don't know why you would want to add a switch to the OMNI. If you have to bend down to flip a switch, why not just pull the plug.
And you better have your amp off or turned down for either.

Oh and if you add a switch, your warranty is void.

So a 1000 hour battery (or even a 100 hour), for me is absolutely no trouble.

Heck, or just use the supplied AC adapter.
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Greg Cutshaw


From:
Corry, PA, USA
Post Posted 30 Sep 2018 11:50 am     Reply with quote

I'd lose my warranty just for adding another hole, two wires and an on/off switch?

Next version of the pedal should add the switch or an auto shut-off if no signal is sensed and back on when the signal is sensed again.

It's a great pedal but there's always room for improvement.
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 30 Sep 2018 11:54 am     Reply with quote

Yep Grey you would. Just like any product that you modify while it is under warranty.

Anything you add only adds to the cost.

To my knowledge there have been ZERO complaints about the current design.
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Brad Malone


From:
Pennsylvania, USA
Post Posted 30 Sep 2018 4:22 pm     small toggle switch Reply with quote

Bill F. Brad Sarno was nice enough to add a small toggle "on/off" switch to my Free Loader after I suggested it. I would never alter a product on my own without the permission of the builder...I just thought it would be a good idea because it is easier throwing a small toggle switch than pulling out guitar cords. Please, no offense meant...the Omni VP is a great idea.
I'm now running from the steel to the Free Loader, to my Goodrich pot pedal, to my li'l Izzy plus, to the Peavey Nashville 1000...by putting the li'l Izzy after the VP you convert your pot pedal into an active pedal.
The battery life on the L'l Izzy is 6000 hours according to cmbakerelectronics. I got the idea from Craig Baker...great guy...miss him.
Brad
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 1 Oct 2018 4:39 am     Reply with quote

No offense taken Brad.

So did you put a switch on your Lizy? Same principle
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Bobby Hearn


From:
Balsora, Texas, USA
Post Posted 1 Oct 2018 9:38 am     Reply with quote

How much are these suckers?
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 1 Oct 2018 9:44 am     Reply with quote

Bobby, send me an email and i will send you a quote.

Bferguson1947@gmail.com
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Brad Malone


From:
Pennsylvania, USA
Post Posted 1 Oct 2018 9:46 am     switch on Li'l Izzy Reply with quote

Bill F. As I said the battery life on the Izzy is 6000 hours and the Izzy is so small that it would be hard to install a switch but if not using the steel it is still a good idea to unplug the Izzy but you do not have to worry about unplugging it when out on the job...like I said the Omni is a great idea..beats plugging into a wall receptacle.
Brad
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Greg Culp


From:
Kentucky, USA
Post Posted 11 Oct 2018 5:54 pm     how much? Reply with quote

How much are you selling these for?
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 12 Oct 2018 4:37 am     Reply with quote

Greg, send me an email.

I cannot quote SALE prices on the forum.

bferguson1947@gmail.com
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Jay Dee Maness


From:
North Hills, CA
Post Posted 13 Oct 2018 9:50 am     goodrichpedal Reply with quote

The best pedal I have ever used.
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Bill Ferguson


From:
Norcross, GA USA
Post Posted 13 Oct 2018 11:32 am     Reply with quote

Thank you Jay Dee.

That should make a bunch of Steelers jump on the bandwagon Smile

If you are interested, drop me an email and we will get you taken care of.

Thanks to all that have already purchased a new Goodrich Omni pedal from me!
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AUTHORIZED GeorgeL's, Goodrich, Telonics, BJS and Peavey Dealer: 1993 Green Emmons D-10 LeGrande w/ Emmons 108 pickups, 2004 Mahogany Carter D-10 w/ Lawrence XR16 pickups, Goodrich or Telonics Volume Pedal, George L's Cable & Strings, Peavey Nashville 112 (I have 2), Peavey Session 115 (#1) and a Telonics Combo 112
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Roy Peterman


From:
Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania
Post Posted 14 Oct 2018 4:58 pm     Reply with quote

Great pedal and I appreciate your great service Bill. Thanks for what you do for the steel guitar community.
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