We asked to see your best bargain gear finds in the Bottom Feeder world—and what a wonderful world it is! Here are some of the cheap and unique instruments Premier Guitar readers are wheelin’ and dealin’ around the world.
Mike Batke has really good karma. He also received two old Ibanez pedals in 1989 from a luthier in exchange for some photography work. The first is an Ibanez Digital Stereo Chorus (DCL 10). Batke says he still uses, and it sounds great. The other is an original Ibanez Sonic Distortion Pedal (SD-9). “It recently died on me,” he says, “but it just needs a switch replacement.”