Boss SD-1 Vs. Ibanez Tubescreamer

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  1. Whiplash523

    Whiplash523 Member

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    Hello, i'm looking to buy a boost pedal, but i'm not sure which one would be better for me. I'm looking to push my amp that can almost do metal so that it can do metal haha. But yeah i'm a metal player and like i said, i want to push my moderate gain amp to have more gain for the style i play. The boss sd-1, or a tubescreamer. I was leaning more towards the boss just because its cheaper, but if a tubescreamer is really that much better i would still be able to buy it.
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    Suggestions?
    Advice?
    Cheers ! \\m//
     
  2. Gillespie1983

    Gillespie1983 Member

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    On the cheap, for metalish tones, you might prefer a RAT 2. Maybe $80 bucks new.
     
  3. jordane93

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    What amp? What guitar? Both are generally great at pushing amps.
     
  4. Coldacre

    Coldacre Supporting Member

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    if you're playing metal, push your amp with a RAT.
     
  5. thecornman

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    What amp and are you playing at band volume?
     
  6. Whiplash523

    Whiplash523 Member

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    i think its an old line 6 flextone 60w, and yes its at band volume \\m//
     
  7. Whiplash523

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    currently i'm using an old line 6 flextone 60w and my guitar is a jackson dinky with duncan invaders, they're really hot pickups \\m//
     
  8. snow and steel

    snow and steel Supporting Member

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    JCM800 pushed by a TS9 is a metal classic.

    TONS of 80's bands did the RAT as well.
     

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