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  • What's your favorite distortion pedal.And why.

    Mine is an old rat pedal I bought about 20 years ago for 25 bucks.My second fav is those old roadkill pedal's that Guitar center sold back in the 90's.Sound great thru any amp I play.:i

  • #2
    zvex distortron. Lots of gain, lots of definition. You can play with the switches and shape the tone in a way that you just can't with the usual knobs.

    Guitars:Gibson SG Special, Gibson LP Junior
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    • #3
      For a boost/mid gain stuff- OCD

      For teh metulz- Keeley MT-2
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      • #4
        I'm really into the Big Bite.

        http://bigbitefx.com/index.php i know they endorse me but i wouldnt be playing one unless it sounded good.

        I'm also a big fan of the MI Audio Crunchbox and the Fulltone GT500
        Vanquish Mystique Custom
        Marshall JCM900 4100ri
        Marshall 1960a
        Ibanez TS9
        Ibanez AD9
        Korg Pitchblack
        Sanyo Eneloop


        • #5
          right now a Garagetone Drivetrain....also a Danelectro TOD to get my Pete on.

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          more stuff:
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          • #6
            I like the distortion of my amp (Laney LC15) better than any pedal I've tried.


            • #7
              I would have to say the Rat as well. Reminds me of highschool in the 90's.
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              • #8
                Barber direct drive. Killer pedal. And often overlooked.
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                • #9
                  Barber Dirty Bomb...


                  • #10
                    As simple as it is, I keep going back to my Keely modded blues driver.


                    • #11
                      None. I haven't owned one in 40 years and it was a bosstone.


                      • #12
                        if u can drop the coin, wampler boxes rock


                        • #13
                          zvex distortron. Lots of gain, lots of definition. You can play with the switches and shape the tone in a way that you just can't with the usual knobs.

                          Agreed x 1000.

                          Why the hell did I sell mine?
                          I thought it was going to be different;It turned out to be(,) just the same.


                          • #14
                            Kingsley Minstrel.... it actually is a boutique tube preamp in a box, sounds incredible.

                            Other dirt pedals I love:

                            Wampler HotWired
                            Barber Burn Unit EQ
                            Fulltone PlimSoul

                            For fuzz
                            Diamond Fireburst
                            EWS Fuzzy Drive

                            For high gain
                            EMMA Pisdiyauwot


                            • #15
                              Hairdresser Tangled 595, best there is.
                              MIA Fender Strat / Gibson Les Paul Studio / Custom Telecaster / Washburn WI66 / Custom Stratocaster / Martin D15S / Guild D55 / Simon & Patrick Cedar / Martin HD16R LSH​