The other half was clearing out a cupboard and found a Danelectro Corned Beef reverb pedal and a Marshall Jackhammer that I probably haven't seen in well over a decade. Didn't even realise I still had them.
The reverb is actually kinda fun, it's almost like a slap back kinda thing happening.
However the Jackhammer is a bit of a surprise. I bought that pedal when I was about 16 trying to find something to give me a Smashing Pumpkins Zero sound.... so being 16 I looked for the pedal in the shop with the nastiest sounding drive I could find lol
I always thought they were pretty shit but having just plugged it in I was able to get a decent plexi and JCM800 tone happening fairly quickly. Taming the bass is important with this pedal and I even got to grips with the pernickety scoop frequency knob.
Having played a literal shit ton of MIAB style pedals I'm not sure that any of them were really massively any better than the Jackhammer.... which I've had since before I lost my virginity.... and was in a box under the stairs all along.....
But anyway, has anyone else ever found a pedal or effect that they forgot even existed and ended up being pleasantly surprised by it?