Desert Isand Overdrive Scenario

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  1. popsongsmith

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    Ok. I know there have been variations on this thread before, but here's the scenario with a twist:

    You find yourself stranded on a desert island, and to your astonishment, you have access to an unlimited array of electric guitars and tube amplifiers. Anything you want--any make, model or year--is yours for the asking. But there's one catch. None of the amps will clip. No matter what you do, or how loud you play, everything comes out perfectly clean.

    You are given the choice of ONE and only ONE overdrive/distortion pedal to use with all this gear until the day you die.

    What'll it be?
     
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    Lovepedal BBB07. Everything from fuzz to Rangemaster. The ultimate black box.
     
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    Probably my Barber Burn Unit EQ. Every time I try or buy something new, it usually ends up in my drawer. I keep coming back to this one. My guess is it's a keeper.
     
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    The L'DO clone I recently built. Covers a lot of ground and sounds fantastic!
     
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    Landgraff OD: Switch up= crunch. Switch down= tube screamer. Switch in the middle= clean boost. That covers a lot of ground.


    steve
     
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    details buddy details
     
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    That'd be tough.

    I'd proabably say my Burst E. I am so in love with that pedal
     
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    Probably my Lovepedal Roadhouse Eternity, though I had brown and red Lovepedal Dragons that certainly had a 101 good uses...
     
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    Right now it would be my Skreddy Screw Driver.
     
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    Incredible! It's amazing how many different responses there are. Here they are so far:

    Lovepedal BBB07
    Barber Burn Unit EQ
    L'DO clone
    Zen
    Landgraff OD
    Burst E
    Lovepedal Roadhouse Eternity
    Timmy
    Ocd
    Cot Gold
    O C D
    HBE Big D
    Skreddy Screw Driver
    Menatone Kar Krash
    BoR
    Small Fry
     

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