Least compressed OD?

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    The one I've played that had the least was a Spaceman Aphelion.
     
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    Mine was HIGHLY compressed.

    Timmy, Basic Audio Futureman imo.
     
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    How about a Wampler Euphoria in the "Open" position?
     
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    I'd agree that the Aphelion has some compression. It's not as crazy as others I've played (particularly the TS variety), but it's definitely there. FWIW, the Aphelion is what I use for my OD. Really great sound, feels very "amp-like" to me. I hate that term, but it's fitting in this case.

    For less compressed, I'll second the Wampler Euphoria's open setting, and add the Blues Driver (Keeley mod improves the tone quite a bit) and Catalinbread SFT.
     
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    no OD! did I win??
     
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    This or a Timmy.
     
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    Isn't overdrive compressed by nature? Isn't compression necessary in order to get overdrive in the first place?
     
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    Which is why the OP is looing for the LEAST compressed OD.
     
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    Blues Driver, Red Llama, OCD.
     
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    Mad Professor Sweet Honey OD and Menatone Red Snapper also fit the bill, IMO.
     
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    He said OD.

    A clean amp has no OD.
     
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    The Jetter Helium is a solid choice.
     
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    Smallsound/bigsound Mini seems uncompressed to me.
     
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    Really? Maybe if you run it at full gain. I have tons of headroom w dial at noon.
     

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