Digitech Bad Monkey v Tube Overdrive?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Wesman61, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. Wesman61

    Wesman61 Supporting Member

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    So what's the verdict? Does the Hardwire Tube Overdrive stand up to the BM? I'm either going to get another BM or something else in the same vein. If the Tube OD is at least as good in the classic mode then the TBP and modern mode would be enough to warrant getting it.
     
  2. BrianWampler

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    personally, I like the hardwire better than the bad monkey... it has less of the mid hump. It also has a bit more gain, is louder, and of course a better bypass (IMO)
    bw
     
  3. 73171

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    I got rid of my Bad Monkey after I got the Tube Overdrive....

    YMMV
     
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    Take it from a man who knows his stuff!
    I have the Tube Overdrive and I am very happy with it. It has lots of volume, great construction, and the two voicings are usable.
     
  5. Wesman61

    Wesman61 Supporting Member

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    Cool! Can it get thick with a Strat's bridge pup?
     
  6. lifele55

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    I need to try the TO soon..
     
  7. FenderBigot

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    I haven't played the HW, but my experience demo'ing the Bad Monkey was that it was a terrible pedal, not good for MY sound. But everyone's sound is inside of your head and only you know what you want to hear.
     
  8. GuitarsFromMars

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    give the monkey,some monkeylove...
     

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