Desert Island D*A*M

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  1. emjee

    emjee Member

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    Ok, if you could only have ONE D*A*M pedal, what would it be?

    I'd have to go with the MKII.

    MG
     
  2. teddy boy

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    Yeah, maybe the MKII for me too, if I could have a 50% discount on the price... otherwise Les Paul in to 1974X for me! Pedals are so damn expensive nowadays!
     
  3. duende

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    MKII. I could survive with just this one pedal alone for my gainers. providing that it doesn't get too hot outside! ;)
     
  4. markom89

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    Fuzzaround :D (and I don't even have one)
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    MK II
     
  5. TheWarmth

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    A desert island with electricity? Well, ok ... I guess I'll take my '65. The one-knobber Meathead wouldn't be a bad choice, either.
     
  6. TheWarmth

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    Couldn't go wrong with a Deluxe or Titan, either:

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    Is this cheating? It's real, it exists...just uber rare. This is my dream D*A*M pedal. It's a '65 and a '66 in one housing.
    In the meantime, I would happily make due with my SFT337/OC76 1966:

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  8. 59Vampire

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    Les Paul into 1974x. We dont need no stnkin pedals! Although, I add a red rooster to it
     
  9. BluesHarp

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    Is the Mk 11 similar to the AM Beano? And if so, how close in sound quality are they? Rangemasters, right?

    How about the 1966.. isnt that a classic fuzzface type circuit? Similar to the Sunface? No?
     
  10. markom89

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    wow.
    Totally different styles of pedals...

    The MK II is a full on fuzz. Tonebender fuzz, to be exact. Based on the Sola Sound Tone Bender, as used by Jimmy Page. AM Beano is a treble booster... The closest you'll find in the D*A*M line is the Red Rooster (which looks AND sounds killer based on what I've read/heard)... Meathead (one knobber) would be cool, too, if you wanted some fuzz :D

    1966 is *not* a fuzz face... It's another Tone Bender! Dave doesn't make any fuzzface type circuits, IIRC.
     
  11. BluesHarp

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    Yea.. my bad. I havent looked into or read much on these pedals, but recently have gained some interest.

    I have a Throbak ODB and a Skreddy Screwdriver on the way. These 2 pedals are probably more in this camp then.

    Whats the difference between the 1966 and 1965? What other pedals come close to its quality and tone/feel?
     
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    Tough choice, I have a Deluxe Meathead and a Sonic Titan and I like them a lot but for different things and I want to try the Red Rooster. I guess I'd go with the Meat.
     
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    Sonic Titan for me
     
  15. amphead777

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    One knob Meathead. Doesn't sound like any other fuzz I've ever heard.
    Sounds great for chording. Great string separation.
     
  16. markom89

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    Steve, how heavy can it get???
    I'd like to pick up the one knobber in the future.
    I'm waiting on the deluxe at the moment, which should be cool, too.
     
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    To dive in...its very heavy but the volume goes up along with the distortion amount. So if you use it with a clean amp you will have level issues with the gain maxed. But with a dirty amp this isn't a problem - its like big muff gain but with more clarity.
     
  18. TheWarmth

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    I keep my Meathead's knob set at about 11:00 for a perfect amount of fuzz and volume boost. It's a pretty heavy tone. Either it will work for you or it won't, but I really dig it.
     
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    I dig the Klon, but what does it have to do with this thread? None of the D*A*M pedals do what the Klon does.
     
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    The Drag'n'Fly. Has soooo much character. I just love it.
     

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