could you give me an example of 7 overdrive pedals that are very uncompressed?

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  1. rouss

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    I know all overdrive pedals cause some compression . Some Alot and can be good harmonically. But could someone give me some examples of OD Pedals that that give that cool uncompressed tone.
     
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    Why 7?

    King Of Tone
    OCD
    Timmy
     
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    barber burn unit can be ...if set right
     
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    catalinbread dirty little secret, fulltone ocd were the most uncompressed i played.
     
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    Barber DDLG
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    LTD
    Half Gainer
    CustomCool
    Timmy
    KOT
    SHOD
    NOC3 Pure Drive
    CMATMODS Butah
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    I have the SFT and love it but was thinking of kicking it up a notch . Im getting picky I guess.... I was thinking of going with a MOFSET based overdrive instead fo the typical diode. I heard The MOSFET are less compressed and give gain at differest stages leaving them less compressed
     
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    Depending on how you set the sag knob, the Fairfield Barbershop can be very uncompressed.
     
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    anybody try the durham zia?
     
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    I used to have the zia.It sounds nice but is very bright.
     
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    A lot of pedals start to compress at higher gain levels though so "non-compressed" can be relative. But to add to above:

    Jetter Jetdrive, Tritium, Red 2 and Helium
    Carl Martin Quattro
    Brown side of Blackstone
    Low gain settings on a Screw Driver
     
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    Didn't see this one mentioned - Wampler's Plexidrive, my favorite drive pedal. The KoT, of course, & I even find the Eternity Burst to be relatively uncompressed, with careful adjustment of the glass setting.

    T
     
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    Timmy. That's half the point of it.
     
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    I just went and plugged in my Zia. I agree it has a certain top end that is obvious when I use it with Fender style amps. That's not necessarily a bad thing. I also tried it with a Dumble clone I have been using this week and it sounds very nice, natural and open, more amp-like than some other common ODs, and the high end was not obvious at all. I think we should specify what amps we use just about any time we talk about overdrives.
     

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