01-18-2013 02:33 PM
I've been waiting ages to be able to get one of these. I could just about afford it! I ordered it from www.crushthebutton.com. It was shipped on Tuesday and arrives today (Thursday). From Belgium to UK; I am impressed.
I've been on a 'search for Orange dirt in a box' for a couple of years now and I have been through a few pedals that claim to do this. I currently have the OLC Orange Peel which is more of a vintage low gain overdrive than an 'in your face' hi gain orange sound. It is a great pedal nonetheless! I have done a bit of research and the EQD Monarch came up, but it seems to sound almost 'Orange ampy' at lower gain settings and has its own flavour where high gain is concerned. The Tech 21 Oxford is probably a slightly further step away from the sound; and the AMT Orange pedals don't seem to get anywhere near that sound in my opinion.
Now as for the Wampler... I am very impressed with this thing. It is one particular flavour and that is Orange crunchy overdrive to hi gain. I think this is the closest I will get without actually buying an Orange high gain amp (which has also been an option, but I decided I'm not too keen on the cleaner Orange amp tones. I don't dislike them, but compared to the cleans I can get out of my Laney IRT60H, it doesn't come close to what I want.
I will try and get a demo sorted as soon as possible. Hopefully this actually posts and the pics are visible. I know this is a bad time to post something like this.
01-19-2013 11:54 AM
Those interested in that Orange dirt type sound will be interested.
01-21-2013 12:26 AM - edited 01-21-2013 01:09 AM
Site traffic is slow. Here is a better vid of the pedal
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