How many Drive pedals do you use?

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  1. steve_man

    steve_man Member

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    Just out of curiosity, how many drive/dirt pedals do you keep on your board? What are they?
     
  2. CarlGuitarist

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    Three, not including the Spark Mini (clean boost).

    Pettyjohn Chime
    XTS Winford Drive
    Honey Bee

    My first Klon klone is arriving today, so we'll see what happens then :D
     
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    btjguitarman Supporting Member

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    Two, but one is a dual so that’s a grey area. Greer lightspeed and suhr eclipse.
     
  4. 2+2=5

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    I guess I was the one who use most:rolleyes:
    5 dirty pedals... If counting the booster, it's 6...
    [​IMG]
     
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  5. Tabor

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    I currently have 4 - Blackstone, Barbershop, Broadcast & CC Hybrid.
    I wind up using a max of two on at any given time.
    Anasounds savage mkii for sale and a ssbs mini inbound.
     
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    Kingsley jester
    BK butler tube driver
     
  7. Coldacre

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    3 or 4 at a time.

    I rotate the following:

    Hotcake
    RAT
    Turbo RAT
    BD-2
    BD-2 - “H2O” mod
    Timmy
    ShredMaster
    DriveMaster

    currently I have these on my board:

    BD-2 “H2O”
    RAT
    Turbo RAT
     
  8. hippieboy

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    Overdrive 1 - KOT

    But I alos keep an Alpha Dog dist and a Rockbox super 763 which is preamp and mostly use it to boost/eq or as an always on when i get a ugly amp to play.
     
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    I use a straight gain boost, a Rivera Buf IV, in front of my real Rivera tube amp. Don't need any dirt pedals. I have enough dirt without pedals...Clean, too, with a channel switcher.
     
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    cbm Silver Supporting Member

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    Two, at least as long as we're only talking ODs, and not Fuzzes: a Kingsley Minstrel, and a Kingsley Page DS.

    (I have a few fuzzes on my board as well)
     
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    Henretta Octavia Fuzz
    Mooer Blues Crab
    Ibanez Mini TS9
    Gurus Double Decker 1959
     
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    Ge London Fuzz
    Beano Boost
    BMF Brass Knuckles (small box CompCut)

    Any one, two, three or none.
    I'm done looking for dirt pedals.
     
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    Rat
    Triple wreck
    Archer
    Peletaur
    It's good to have options
     
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    Boss HM2 running into a Buffalo Patriot or a Buffalo RH-x for high gain muff sounds. (3)

    Boss H2O mod for a clean boost.

    Butler tube driver for an overdriven sound.

    Boss BC2, into the Boss bd2 for my les paul high gain sound.

    So 6 dirt pedals.
     
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    Maxon OD-9, Xotic RC Booster, Hendrix Fuzz Face Mini.
     
  16. guitarmonkeyguitars

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    I think three OD`s is a good compromise to cover most of the things you want to achieve.
    I got also three OD`s (plus a High gain Dis, but dont really use it at the moment):
    Klon
    Velvet Umble
    Oddfellow Caveman V1
    Joyo Jf03
     
  17. Mr Fingers

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    Klon, Keeley modded SD1, two different really "dirty" self-built ODs, and a Fromel modded Metal Zone. This is more than I need to create a wide range of tones, but I don't like to adjust pedals during a set and this number seems to be right for me in terms of separate and stacked possibilities that don't require twiddling knobs. BTW, the Fromel mods for the metal zone allow you to dial in anything from creamy Santana sustain to horrifically intense crunch and grind.
     
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    Marshall DSL set to medium gain. Timmyused for light boosting. Modified Badass OD for heavy boosting.
     
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    Keeley Red Dirt Mini(I use this to boost the gain in my amp, or one of the pedals)
    JHS Muffuletta
    Keeley Oxblood (always on, tone enhancer. Gives a nice girth to the tone)
    Friedman BeOd
    JRAD The Dude
    Bogner Ecstacy Red
    I’ve got a problem, I know.
    I switch the the Bogner and Friedman in and out. All pedals running thru DSL40c, which has a decent gain channel, but I like variety.
    I LOVE DIRT!!!
     
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  20. DMVGuitar

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    Odie overdrive
    Boss ds-1 modded
    Boss sd-1 modded
    Mxr mini booster
    Mxr evh 5150

    Fun stuff. Love how pedals and a clean amp offer nice sonic options for the local-level working player.
     
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