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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:26 pm

Okay so I'm looking for a double pedal for around 500 bucks. I'd like some of your guys' opinions....
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:42 pm

Axis XL-2
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:48 pm

i just looked at those.... I here they like eat through ball bearings pretty fast. thinkin about going used trick...
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:50 pm

While I know they are currently $549, the Trick Dominator is a great pedal and well worth the couple extra bucks. You could also wait for online retailers to have discounts which is what I did. I snagged one for $467 w/ free shipping and a 45-day money back guarantee from Music123.com when they had a 15% off promotion.
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 12:54 pm

Jimbob2020 wrote:i just looked at those.... I here they like eat through ball bearings pretty fast. thinkin about going used trick...


I haven't had a problem with mine, and I've never heard complaints about the bearings. The only complaints I've ever heard on Axis is stripping Allen screws, and that's just from lack of common sense.

Trick is better though, if you can find a used Trick on eBay, more power to you
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:05 pm

Trick Dominator would be the way to go and stay in the $500 ballpark. Plays like a Pro-1v but without some of the adjustments.
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:14 pm

Jimbob2020 wrote:i just looked at those.... I here they like eat through ball bearings pretty fast. thinkin about going used trick...


No such thing. I've got a couple million strokes on mine and they're about 2 yrs old. No problems.
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Post Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:36 pm

Yeah like Howe said that doesn't happen. Dominators would be a great way to go too though. If you choose Axis or Trick you'll be happy to say the least
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Post Sat Mar 07, 2009 1:58 pm

I think Ill go for the dominators eventually... they look pretty nice and i havent heard anything bad about them
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Post Sat Mar 07, 2009 10:01 pm

Where did you hear anything bad about Axis?
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Post Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:50 pm

reviews here and there on different websites... You say you havent had any trouble with ball bearings??
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Post Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:54 pm

I've had no troubles with it at all after I tightened up all the allen screws
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