Flickinger Vicious Cricket Tremolo Pedal - Red


Essential tremolo tones. A ferociously retro design with touch sensative response. Hand-Wired and Hand-Painted in Raleigh NC, USA

What we think:

A vicious red box containing a vicious cricket!

This is the true musicians trem pedal! It takes to your dynamics! Strum lightly for lush trem or dig in to override the effect a bit. Get anywhere from lush flowing dips to choppy square waves and get that pure, musical tone that you just can't get out of most digital trems. This is the real deal!

Works well with the entire line-up of Flickinger tone boxes and the amazing Velvet Mite amp!

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Manufacturer Description:

Each Flickinger Tone Box effect pedal is designed, built, and painted by Richard Flickinger in Raleigh, NC.  True-bypass and hand-wired.

This four transistor Tone Box is a vintage inspired tremolo that acts very differently from other pedals of this type.  The sound is very choppy, but at the lower depth setting, the tremolo will “squash” under your pick attack.  This allows for more rhythmic playing without needing to match the speed of the effect.  When using the Tone Box at the lower depth after a fuzz or similar effect, the tremolo will only be heard on the decay of your notes, creating a terrific and very musical after-effect.


This switch controls the depth, or wet/dry level of the effect.  In the top position, the tremolo will be very deep and choppy.  In the lower position, the tremolo is less pronounced, and you will find it more responsive to pick attack.


This knob controls the rate of the tremolo.  The lowest setting, full counter-clockwise, is the slowest pace.  The speed increases as you turn the knob clockwise, allowing you to reach super fast fluttering tremolo sounds.


Your Vicious Cricket can use a standard 9V battery.  Also, the jack on the side accepts a standard 2.1mm (BOSS type) AC adapter.  Make sure the center pin is negative.  Using the wrong polarity will not harm the pedal, however it will not function. 

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