Boss GE-7 Sniper Mod What An Improvement

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by 58lespaulman, Dec 1, 2005.

  1. 58lespaulman

    58lespaulman Member

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    It such an improvment, that it just put it up with all the best pedals I've owned.. Way to go Kevin from tone-jam.com . I'm going to get two or three more for when we hit the road. Sniper mode rules.


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  2. grego7

    grego7 has left the building Gold Supporting Member

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    What'd I tell ya? :D

    How are you using it? tone shaper or boost?
     
  3. 58lespaulman

    58lespaulman Member

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    Both, I've been using the regular Boss GE-7 for years as a tone shaper into the Marshall, but now it has so much versatility I'm using it as a boost, tone shaper, crunch shaper, preamp. It sounds so warm now. I buying another one this weekend..


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  4. jlagrassa

    jlagrassa Supporting Member

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    Any more info on the Sniper mode, Not sure what that is!
     
  5. 58lespaulman

    58lespaulman Member

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    Do a search, and here is the web address.

    http://www.tone-jam.com

    Click on the Tone Lizard part and go from there.. It's the ****.
     
  6. Matt_Scogo

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    I got mine yestreday.. unbelievable the quality of this pedal. Kevin is a friggin pedal guru. I'm gonna buy1-2 more after X-mas. Highly recommend this!;)
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  7. 58lespaulman

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    My thoughts exactly.. Kevin is the man. Check under links on our site and you'll see how much he impressed me.


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  8. erksin

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    Where are you guys putting it in the chain, before any modulation boxes?

    I'd be interested in getting one to help shape certain ODs for additional flavors - do any of you use it in that way? For instance, turning a more transparent OD into more of a midrangey thicker tone?
     
  9. 58lespaulman

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    I put right before the Burriss Boostier, which is second from last, and I'll tell you that sometimes I run it last because I might not have the Boostier on. This pedal is night and day difference from the normal GE-7. It's can pull off any clean boost sound with the EQ that it has.. It used to sound like there was a blanket over the sound, and now it has clarity and warmth.



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  10. grego7

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    Exactly. I have been using it to shape the tone on my amp in my effects loop, since the amp's tone controls are a little limiting [zinky blue velvet]. I ended up buying a micro amp to use an effects loop boost (boosts into the front input don't seem to work for me), but *d'oh* I should have done what you did and just bought another sniper for the boost.
     
  11. Matt_Scogo

    Matt_Scogo Senior Member

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    The Sniper is quiet... no hissing or anything... PRISTINE sound... like glass. This is "THE" eq pedal. Every rig should have at least one of these. Everytime I walk past my guitar, I gotta pick it up and play. 'Nuff said!
     
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    I picked one of these up a couple years ago....great pedal, glad to see it's getting some attention on TGP.
     
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    I've always wanted a BJF Sea Blue EQ but couldn't justify the scratch. I was about to pull the trigger on the Sniper and then saw the ad for the Antelope Morning Dew. Should be here shortly. Supposed to be dead quiet but a Parametric EQ vs the Boss graphic. It's my first foray into the EQ department. Hope I won't be disappointed.
     
  14. lannyhall

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    I own two of the Sniper-moded GE-7 EQs. One is for the pedal board and the other is what I grab when running out the door with just a small amp and guitar.

    I have considered putting the second Sniper on my board as well. One would be for shaping and the other for a boost.

    Where I find it most useful is when I want a full sound (clean or dirty) at a lower volume.
     
  15. Moe45673

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    I've never tried a sniper, though I want to as a pre-distortion eq. However, I am uber-satisfied with my boss eq-20, they really overhauled their eq design on that baby. Mayhap one day someone can compare the two?

    In the meantime, even if I got the sniper, dunno where I'd put it, my board is full. I've never heard a bad thing about it, though, so congrats on yours!
     
  16. erksin

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    Any web site for the Antelope..?
     
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    Does he do the mods for an Ibanez Graphic EQ as well?

    ;)
     
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    my sniper ge-7 makes all the difference when plugged in before my lovepedal 1/2 watt amps. worth every penny.
     

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