Kudos To The Flying Dragon Booster !

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Idlewilde, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. Idlewilde

    Idlewilde Member

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    This is the greatest clean booster I've ever owned and anybody who knows me on this board knows I've bought and sold plenty. If your not happy with your buffer or booster do yourself a favor and check this monster out ! It even kicked the Klon off my board !
     
  2. Lizard Leg

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    Thanks Wilde! Glad you're liking it man.
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    I just got mine too! Complete with a nice follow up call from Steve last night! Sorry I missed ya Steve!

    I have not plugged in yet. But I will tonight. I am also hoping to use it to replace a KLON in a particular project.

    I ordered it on Fri and recieved it yesterday (Wed) so quick is an understatement. I will try to post a full review when I figure out how the flying Dragon will work for me in my set up.

    It looks great and Steve has been AWESOME to deal with!

    -B
     
  4. psquared

    psquared Supporting Member

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    Yeah and congrats on the mention in Guitar WOrld recently.
     
  5. Lizard Leg

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    P²- Thanks!

    Ben, give me a shout once you get a chance to stomp on it a few times.
     
  6. Idlewilde

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    Shouldn't be to hard. It's very versitile. :AOK
     
  7. FlyingVBlues

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    I recently bought a Klon in the Emporium. While it is a very good pedal it's not quite what I was looking for. Can you please contrast the Flying Dragon with the Klon, and explain why you prefer the Flying Dragon. For some context, I'm using Les Paul's through several different Blackface Fenders.

    Thanks

    FVB
     
  8. rkstarr

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    whos the maker...
     
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    Is the Dragon also a high impedance buffer or is it simply a booster? You mentioned it as a buffer in your OP, just wondering. The clips on the site sound great!
     
  11. guitarb

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    Man...I regret selling my Klon every friggin day. I was using it only for boost. I haven't found anything that gets close to the warmth the Klon added to my tone. Idlewilde were you using the Klon as a boost? Did it get close..or did it match the performance of the Klon? Thanks.
     
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    I used the Klon purely as a boost. It was way more natural without the compression. It was way better then the Klon in my opinion.
     
  13. Idlewilde

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    It's a booster. But it can get a little dirty if you dime it.
     
  14. Idlewilde

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    I've been really into clean boost lately. My amps do most of the dirt for my tones but needed a push in front to get the sound I was looking for. That tone in the middle of the speaker. I also like to roll off with my volume on the guitar for rhythm and crank it for leads. That's were this pedal excels. It's been a match between the Dragon and the Klon for the past year. So no honeymoon period here.
     
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    Steve @ Lizard Leg FX rocks!

    The Dragon is a killer pedal and one of the finest boosts you can buy.

    Your tone but more...

    Esspecially great if you already love your tone and just want "more"...then this is for you.
     
  16. rkstarr

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    just ordered one...thanks yall
     
  17. Lizard Leg

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    rkstarr - you should have received your confirmation email earlier this evening.
     
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    Does the Flying Dragon enhance the treble like most boosts do?
     
  19. TMock

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    No. Not in my experience anyway. It really is a very even, full range boost. Check out the clips on their site. They're a fair representation of how it sounds. I pretty much only play teles, and I can use the Flying Dragon into a clean or dirty amp on the bridge pickup of my tele with no unpleasant trebles.

    It doesn't give you quite the same aggressive feel as the upper mid and treble push of a treble booster, though. So if that's the sound you're looking for, the Dragon probably isn't what you need.
     

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