what's so great about the klon centaur?

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  1. music321

    music321 Member

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    is it hype? if not, what's the deal with this thing. I've never seen one, but the youtube vids don't blow me away. why is this held in such high regard?

    How does it compare to other overdrives?
     
  2. Delayed Delay

    Delayed Delay Supporting Member

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  3. mcdes

    mcdes Member of no importance Silver Supporting Member

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    I guess...... We haven't had a Klon thread in a while....

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    SirGilmour Supporting Member

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  5. Delayed Delay

    Delayed Delay Supporting Member

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    The biggest problem with this screen shot is the word "Verizon"... A crying shame I tell ya.


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  6. slopeshoulder

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    is this for real?

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  7. 1radicalron

    1radicalron Supporting Member

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    I tried 3 of them over a 2 year period. It does 1 thing very well. A clean amp boost. Set you amp on the verge of breakup, set the Klon to push the amp into saturation. Gets noisey if you match it up with other distortion or overdrive pedals. - There are other pedals that can do this for much less money.
     
  8. CavityCreep

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    It's a multiband OD, kinda, but it doesn't seem like many people like to use the drive. I like to use overdrive on the high mid + frequencies on bass, but on guitar I tend not to mess with overdrive in a pedal. Unless it's something designed to push the amp. Which it seems is how many use a Klon! heh. To be honest I don't really have any interest in them to get a sound I like, but people really seem to love them - for a number of reasons I think it's an objectively interesting pedal. If zombie horses are a protected species - OP, expect to hear a knock on your door for this mistreatment ;)
     
  9. Michael_V

    Michael_V Gold Supporting Member

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    There's a new Klon Centaur?
     
  10. kimock

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    They're expensive and they look cool.

    Compared to other overdrives they're more expensive and look way cooler.

    In common with other overdrives, its usefulness is inversely proportional to the usefulness of the rest of the rig.
     
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  12. jb1911

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    Never heard of it.
     
  13. chrismellotron

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    If you have one, it raises your TGP cred to the nth degree.
     
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    So, I got that goin' for me!
     
  15. CaptainAwesome

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    Depending upon who you ask, it's either the best OD ever created or it's the most over hyped POS. Owning a Klon and/or the inabililty to buy a Klon often dictates which side of the fence opinions fall on.
     
  16. Twinattack

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    Oh blah dee, oh blah da....
     
  17. willatkinson

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    Isn't it just a Wet clone?
     
  18. chrismellotron

    chrismellotron Member

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    Already 2 pages of non-responses. That's the POWER of the Klon!
     
  19. willatkinson

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    There were at least a couple of legitimate responses along the way... I heard the Aluminum Falcon was the way to go anyway!
     
  20. drbob1

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    It's an interesting and well built overdrive, in the top 2 or three of all the ones I've tried (and that amounts to hundreds). It ISN'T worth $1.5k, or even $500 to me. But since I have one, I'm keeping it... Instant TGP cred!
     

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