High Gain Pedal?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by mewithoutlouie, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. mewithoutlouie

    mewithoutlouie Member

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    I need a high gain pedal for rhythm guitar. It's gotta be good with palm-muted power chords. I've got a muff, but I'm using that more for leads.

    So recommend me something. Nothing to expensive...I use a tele or strat, into a valve jr at home and a crate v30 for gigs.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Waxhead

    Waxhead Member

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    If you want the cranked Marshall JCM900, JCM800 & Plexi tones you can't beat an MI Audio Crunchbox. ;)
     
  3. alivegy

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    Another vote for the crunchbox.
     
  4. minjason

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    The crunchbox would definitely suit your needs...definitely a high-gain pedal that has a really tight crunch that works great for palm-muted power chords. It also sounds exceptional with single-coil guitars. the emma reeza is also a great high-gainer for this application as well. It has a really heavy bass response that some people don't like, but it will definitely make your palm muted chords sound huge.
     
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    I'm not sure if it's high gain or not, but my Strat and Tele LOVE the Mojo Drive!
     
  6. Impulse 101

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    I have a Crunchbox on my pedalboard for laying waste to a Bassman, highly recommended.

    JT
     
  7. mewithoutlouie

    mewithoutlouie Member

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    Hmmm, crunchbox it is then.

    what about rat pedals, like the brown rabbit or the lovekraft chupacabra, are those any good for palm muted power chords?
     
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    Crunch Box it dude.
     
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    If you get the chance, try out a Radial Tone Bone Hot British.
     
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    The MI Tube Zone is like a "Soldano in a box". I don't know about that, but it sounds really good.
     

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