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BB preamp for cheap? alternative?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by GuitaristZ, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. GuitaristZ

    GuitaristZ Guest

    anything cheaper that can give me a similar tone?
     
  2. Guitar Josh

    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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  3. GuitaristZ

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    seriously?

    if thats the case, Ill stick with my jekyll and hyde overdrive...
    I thought the bb was smoother though somehow?
     
  4. Guitar Josh

    Guitar Josh Resident Curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    Now you are asking a different question. You asked for BB-ish tones "cheaply". The BM can get you there.

    Of course the BB is a better sounding pedal, but you asked for cheap :D
     
  5. Bluewail

    Bluewail Tone curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    I'd suggest a Barber Direct Drive. It's in the same ballpark and a good deal less expensive. The BB is more transparent and a bit less compression than the DD but overall, they are tonally similar.
     

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