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That Pedal Show – Jeorge Tripps From Way Huge, MXR & Dunlop Visits TPS

Published on Mar 23, 2018

In this episode we welcome Mr Jeorge Tripps – founder of Way Huge, and director of product development for electronics across the Dunlop family of brands (that’s Dunlop, CryBaby, MXR and Way Huge). In addition to all the cool stuff that’s surfaced under those names (including the MXR Carbon Copy, Way Huge Aqua Puss and a whole bunch of other modern classics), Jeorge also did a stint at Line 6 where he was the product manager for the series of pedals that included the genre-changing DL4. Yes, the guy has some serious form!
In this video, we talk about all of the above and also get a look at a handful of new products for 2018 among the anecdotes and general TPS banter. It was an honour and pleasure to have Jeorge on the show – we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
Please enjoy the video…

Pedals in this episode…

• TheGigRig Three2One

• D’Addario Pedal Tuner
UK & Europe:

• Way Huge (Geisha) Drive
UK & Europe:

• MXR Classic 108 Fuzz Mini
UK & Europe:

• MXR Sugar Drive
UK & Europe:

• Way Huge Russian Pickle Fuzz MkIII
UK & Europe:

• Way Huge Blue Hippo Analog Chorus MkIII
UK & Europe:

• Way Huge Aqua Puss Analog Delay MkIII
UK & Europe:

• MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe
UK & Europe:

• Way Huge Echo-Puss
UK & Europe:

• TheGigRig G2

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Introduction and playing: 0:00
- Who is Jeorge Tripps and what does he do? 2:09
- What makes it a Way Huge, Dunlop or MXR product? 3:15
- Why guitar pedals – couldn’t you get a proper job? 4:50
- The beginnings of the Aqua Puss: 6:04
- Jeff Beck’s graduation?! 6:58
- New small box pedals for 2018: 10:30
- New small box Aqua Puss: 11:40 (12:10)
- How does Brad Paisley set his? 14:12
- Way Huge Echo Puss: 15:50 (16:30)
- Way Huge (Geisha) Drive and Mr Box: 19:00 (21:00)
- What amps do you use when developing pedals? (24:15)
- MXR BC108 with buffer: 25:45 (27:22)
- A bit of Tripps delay history: 31:10
- Carbon Copy Deluxe: 37:45 (38:25)
- A little tangent of FX loops: 41:30
- What next for delay? 42:20
- “I’m not really a big pedal guy” 44:35
- More on the (Geisha) Drive: 46:28
- Drives that clean up - how does that work? 47:50
- The Blue Hippo and Bonamassa’s new pedal ‘board’: 49:45
- What is the Overrated Special anyway? 51:15
- Blue Hippo MkIII sounds: 53:58
- The Russian Pickle story: 56:20
- Russian Pickle MkIII sounds: 58:20
- What about the current state of the pedal market? 1:00:34
- And what next for MXR/Way Huge/Dunlop?: 1:05:19
- Your Bag’O’Fuzz Face: 1:07:05

Amps in this episode
• Fender Super Reverb Reissue with 4x10 Jensen P10R speakers

• Marshall 1987x with 2061x 2x12 cabinet with Celestion G12H Anniversary speakers
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Guitars in this episode

• Fender Custom Shop 1963 Telecaster: watch Dan’s video at
• Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster: watch Mick’s video at
• Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335.

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