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Am I going to like the Crunch Box?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Fatso Forgottso, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Fatso Forgottso

    Fatso Forgottso Member

    Dec 28, 2007
    I'm using what (I think) is a Fender clone amp.
    I'm looking for kinda Russian Circles-ish tone.
    I'm currently using an MXR Distortion III.
    So tell me, will I like the Crunch Box, and was $108 a good price?
  2. Waxhead

    Waxhead Member

    Sep 9, 2007
    Surfin at Merewether Point, NSW Australia
    Around $100 is normal price.
    If you like the distortion flavour of a Marshall JCM800, JCM900 and Plexi you will luv the Crunchbox. It's THE best Marshall in a box pedal ever made IMHO. If you're not into this flavour of distortion don't get a CB.
  3. guildchild

    guildchild Member

    Feb 22, 2007
    Portland, OR
    for $100 it's worth owning. it's rarely on my board, but there are times when i need "that" sound. i can get close with stacking other drives, but the cb does it a bit more directly.
  4. green72

    green72 Member

    Feb 13, 2006
    Saint Paul, MN
    I use a Carr Rambler, which is real Fendery.

    I've had the CB for a few months, and I'm just not feeling it. I'm probably going to get rid of it. It's just not me.

    There is a lot of love for that pedal though. I think you make like it better than your MXR.
  5. onemind

    onemind Member

    Oct 28, 2004
    Oceanside, NY
    for that type of 'gainy' sound I think a rat will suffice.

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