$85 what to get

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  1. Texas_Blues

    Texas_Blues Member

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    What kind of good pedal can I get for $85 hopefully used, Im looking for like a Black Keys type of fuzz or maybe an OD to pair with my 808.

    Any suggestions are much appreciated.


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    general guitar gadgets or Build your own clone
     
  3. Scott Auld

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    I think the only decent pedal in Sam Ash for that price is a Zakk, or some Boss pedals.

    Save some more money and get a BBE or something.
     
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    Monsterpiece makes several fuzz options for around that price new, and also EarthQuaker Devices has some stuff around that price I believe.
     
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    You should be able to find a used Barber OD pedal or a MI Audio Crunchbox for around $85.
     
  8. Uma Floresta

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    I read in an interview that the Black Keys guy mostly uses a Maestro fuzz into a slightly distorted amp. Not sure if there are any cheap clones or soundalikes out there. Reportedly a Tonebender is similar, and you can get one from BYOC for that much (kit).

    Edit - also found that GGG has a Maestro kit.
     
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    I have a Das Fuzz Germanium, and they go for around that price on eBay.
     
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    Save up for an extra $15 and get the Lovepedal 200 lb tone!
     
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    Go to guitar center and get a little big muff, you should be able to dial in a fairly convincing BK tone.
     
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    Actually, after listening to some clips, the cheap little Danelectro French Toast sounds a bit like the Maestro, with the octave switched off.
     
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    I agree the Baja Tech Das Fuzz. Either germanium or silicon
    Best FF clone for the cash.
     
  14. Texas_Blues

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    Whats the "weight" time on those (yea I know bad pun) and whats the price?

    Ill see what I can get, Ill post a similar thread on the pedal emporium forum.


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    better than a monsterpiece?

    dk
     
  16. michael patrick

    michael patrick Supporting Member

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    Does Monsterpiece have a website? Where do you buy 'em?
     
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    No website, but check for user duderanimous on Harmony Central.

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    Thanks. I had to sign up at HC (ack!!!) to send him a PM, but he answered real quick...
     
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    the black keys tech is Jamie Stillman, of Earthquaker Devices. Save up a little bit more and get one of those. I think the Black Keys have used the Hoof.

    and Jamie's old band, party of helicopters, was so very good!
     
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    No problem. There are a lot of TGP converts that sign up just to get a Monsterpiece. I am really GASSIN for a Classic/MKII Double-headed monster. Like REALLY bad.

    dk
     

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