Anyone ever stack two OD-3s?

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  1. KevinFinn

    KevinFinn Member

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    I'm keen to try. One with gain all the way down. The next... wherever.
     
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    I've stacked two SD-1s, not exactly what you were asking, but it sounded great, syrupy smooth.
     
  3. KevinFinn

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    *Mostly Crickets*

    Heh. I guess not.
     
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    That's a hell of an idea. I have one but never thought of that.
     
  5. OotMagroot

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    I just put my OD-3 back on my 'board. Send me yours and I will try it, HA!
     
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    i have an od-3 for low drive/boost into an sd-1 with higher gain. or sometimes its an od1 into an sd-1. that od3 is the best for boost/low/med gain drive because of its bass IMHO
     
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    stacking OD's is actually quite common... maybe not 2 OD-3's specifically but I have stacked heaps of different combinations and they usually work. This includes running an SD-1 into a MIAB and a Wrampler Triple Wreck.

    Treat the first as a boost and the second as a gain channel into a clean amp.

    ...there are no rules, only subjective opinions!
     
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    yes I have. I was so blown away by how some pedals do awesome in front of an OD-3, I wanted to see what happens when you stack the OD-3 with another OD-3. It was a little disappointing IMO two OD-3s does't sound very far off from just having a single OD-3 with higher "drive" settings. YMMV. The real treat is OD-2R --> OD-3.
     
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    Ha, ha. I figured someone had tried it. I might still try it some time, but I have a feeling it won't be a good stack. Seems like it might turn the smooth into way too smooth, or mush, or something.
     
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    Never had the chance but would. Love my OD-3.
    I have an MXR SBAD in front of it and it sounds awesome.
    I've stacked pretty much much every OD or distortion I've gotten my hands on with the OD-3. Rarely did I not like the results.

    I recently snagged a 2nd SBAD so tomorrow I'll see how 2 of those stack.
    I'll probably end up with SBAD-OD3-SBAD.
     

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