AC15C1 (Stock) and OCD/Other?

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  1. Dale

    Dale Member

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    I have been searching youtube, here and other places for a sense of how the OCD plays with the AC15c1 stock. I like the amp without making any mods and I tend to use the TB channel. I specifically tend to use this as my bas setting: http://drpietrzak.com/music/AC15C1S.jpg .

    I play humbuckers, LPs, Washburn, CP Jag HH, etc. I am looking for a pedal that I can use for a grunty sound for rhythm work. I have tried a number of pedals and either have not hit the setting for the rhythm sound I want or just have not hit the right pedal.

    I have tried: DSL(v2), Thunderchief, Screw Driver, 69mkII, Lunar Module, Gainster, Les Luis, WF Rat, Huckleberry, Fuzzhead, and several others. I can get the sound I want from these pedals with other amps. It is just this amp-speaker I am trying to get this basic tone from now.

    I get close with several but ther eis a fizzy or harsh edge tot the top I am not liking. I know I could mod the amp, or use my others, but a 1 pedal addition here would be a great grab and go alternative for me. I was wondering how these pedals might do for the grunty gritty thing with this amp set up.

    OCD
    Plimsoul
    Box of Rock
    Plexitone
    Plexi-drive

    Maybe it is just he pedal settings I have tried so far ...

    Thoughts and ideas are welcome.
     
  2. thealmightycapo

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    I use an OCD for my solo/lead sound in my rig and it sounds awesome for that. It's a great match with the AC15C1. I now have it modded, but it sounds excellent on the stock amp too. (PS... mods make a big difference, I would recommend at least looking into them :) If it works for you depends on how much gain you need for a rhythm sound. I'm a very low gain player so you might find it a great rhythm pedal. I'd say try one form PGS and if you don't like it, you can always send it back. But the OCD is a classic and sounds awesome.
     
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    I had a Dr.Z Stang Ray, which is I believe is based on a non top boost AC-30. Both the OCD and the Plimsoul worked great with that amp for me!
     
  4. Dale

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    Thanks! I appreciate it. I REALLY like the tone from the amp/speaker just as it is right now. I have several other amps and this is just what I want without mods from it. I just need this one like thing (I am OCD myself I guess!) from this rig.
     
  5. Dale

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    I was digging through my older piles of pedals. I stumbled into a couple of old Marshall pedals that I thought I would try. The Gov'2+ and the Jackhammer. The Jackhammer was really nice with this amp using these settings and humbuckers. I was using the OD side of it. There is obviously something seriously wring with me. The Jackhammer is not a boutique pedal at all not a TGP favorite that I recall. I do not think I need to look further at this point. Who'da thunk?
     
  6. 12guitdown

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    Yo my OCD brutha. 3 months late but, if you're still looking, a Barber LTD SR does the rhythm thing without any, I mean any high end fizz. Works great with this amp, no mods, and is my low gain rhythm box.

    Just throwing' it out there for ya.
     
  7. Dale

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    Thanks ... that is one I have looked at but not pulled out the cash for as yet.
     
  8. Jimmydeez

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    You might want to look at a Red Llama to. Grunty and Gritty is how I would describe it.

    I don't have a C1 though so take it with a grain of salt.
     

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