Distortion pedals: tight/treble/gritty/fender-like?

nrvana8775

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Hey, I'm on the hunt for a distortion pedal.
I use a bandmaster reverb for cleans, and I'm looking for something that retains a nice focused/shimmer character, but has a bit of grit/gain.

Currently looking at the EGDM standard, but it seems to have a bit of that vox mid-range honk.

Is there anything that would be akin to a fender sound, but high-gain?
Edit: using a g&l legacy w/ loller imperial.
 
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tinkercity

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I've been recommending this for practically everything these days, but the XTS Winford drive is incredible and will deliver those tones in spades.

 

Pazz

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Wampler Tweed '57

more distortion than the previously mentioned Black '65 but probably not as shimmery.

The Tweed 57 is extremely touch sensitive and is a fantastic base for other pedals to stack onto. (Timmy, OCD, Rat for example)

Three "input" options for three spectrums of tone. I love mine.
 

nrvana8775

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Wampler Tweed '57

more distortion than the previously mentioned Black '65 but probably not as shimmery.

The Tweed 57 is extremely touch sensitive and is a fantastic base for other pedals to stack onto. (Timmy, OCD, Rat for example)

Three "input" options for three spectrums of tone. I love mine.

Sounds good, probably not enough gain though.
 




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