Favorite pedal for lead work?

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  1. mlweidl

    mlweidl Member

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    im looking for a pedal that excels at lead playing. I dont do super fast runs or anything. I do more single not more organic gritty sounding stuff. Right now ive got a JHS klone and paisley for chord work but i feel they get lost doing leads. I can boost it with an ep booster but that still doesnt get me there all the way. FWIW im using a matchless lightening and a strat or duesenberg

    whats a pedal you enjoy for soloing?
     
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    Big Muffs and Fuzz Faces. Specifically I use the Earthbound Audio Supercollider and liked the MXR Classic 108 Fuzz a lot for leads, depending on what you're looking for.
     
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    XTS Precision OD.

    It is awesome. Boosh.
     
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    whats your favorite rat?
     
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    I have one of the newer Skreddy Top Fuels, and it's pretty special. It's smooth, gainey, and it sustains in all the right places. It almost plays itself, however, it's way too smooth to be organic and gritty. For organic and gritty, I like my Fuzzhugger Algal Bloom. It's such a cool, underrated pedal, plus it's cheap!
     
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    +1 on the Rat, killer pedal. Some others for me: rockett flex drive, boiling point, cmat mods Brownie
     
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    believe it or not I prefer the turbo over my whiteface. I think the turbo just has more clarity and less gain but it sings and it was cheap and is built like a boutique.
     
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    Had plenty of drive pedals. What I've kept are pretty pedestrian for TGP, but they work for me.
    Boss SD1
    Keeley modded Boss DS1
    Little Big Muff.
    Or sometimes an Octavia or Boss CS3.
     
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    Plimsoul does a nice job for me.
     
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    treble boost
     
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    +1. Stacking/boosting something into the Zen will get ya to nirvana.
     
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    Joyo British Sound! Seriously, I love it!
     
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    KOT with Boss DD-2 set to 50ms. Killer combo!
     
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    Lunar Module with a touch of reverb. It always astonishes me how well this pedals sits in the mix.
     
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    Fetto nord. Or gramps if I need more grit.

    Lunar Module was good too.
     
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    Totally agree on the Fetto Nord. Plays like butter.
     
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