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Re: Electro-harmonix 16 second Delay reissue first impressions

FTR, Nothing schetchy about it. Ron has been an estabilish EH guru for 
and years and in fact is one of the few people who consistently repairs,
mods, and remanufactures all EH pedals including special attention to the
16 second. He even has his own external pedal board for the unit far
superior in build to the original. He's not only legit, he's one of the
best pedal specialists in the country and happened to be selling the new
EH 16 for at least $100 below any other dealer. He's also been very easy
to reach and incredibily honest in all my dealings with him over the years

He works on all sorts of other pedals (has fixed many an Ibanez or
Multivox thing for me and my friends). I won't speculate on why he asked
for the deposit but I for one was thrilled to pay him as he not only has
the best price, but I can't imagine a more deserving person. He's VERY
responsible for keeping EH stuff alive and in the know.

I think he is still taking orders for the next batch:


On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Mark Sottilaro wrote:

> Yeah I did.  I didn't act when the Ron guy asked for the $100 deposit.  
> That sounded weird.  Take my credit card and charge it when the unit 
> ships.  The Ron guy struck me as maybe a bit sketchy where Musictoyz 
> seemed like an established business.  It set me back more money, but I 
> already have it and I'm sure a piece of gear like this will appreciate 
> in value as time goes by.  Musictoyz was really, really nice to deal 
> with, they seem like a small but honest business.  I can't really say 
> anything bad about Ron, but the whole deposit thing made my 
> spider-sense  tingle.
> Take care,
> Mark
> On Jun 29, 2004, at 7:29 AM, Paolo Valladolid wrote:
> > --- Mark Sottilaro <sine@zerocrossing.net> wrote:
> >> So the thing they said would never exist, does
> >> indeed exist.  Now, I
> >> never owned or even used the original, but I'll give
> >> my first
> >> impression of this little box.
> >
> > Mark, did you get your EH16 from Music Toyz?  Just
> > curious.
> >
> > Paolo
> >
> >
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