Like a Giggity, only mini?

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  1. kludge

    kludge The droid you're looking for

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    Are there any mini format pedals that have a similar tone signature to the Giggity? I love my Giggity for warming the tone overall with clean amps, but I'm trying to make a very small, portable board and could use something smaller. Something by TC or Mooer? The bigger Spark Booster might work, but the mini doesn't seem to have all the features.
     
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    ive always considered my giggity a tweakable ep booster since I never use it for any dirt.
     
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    kludge The droid you're looking for

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    The way I set mine, there's a little bit of hair when you lay into it, but mostly it's just a warmer. I'm using it with an old Yamaha G50 solid-state amp that is jazzy clean, and then drive pedals when I want more. It's great in that context, just bulky.
     
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    Isn't it just a boost? Get a SHO, fat boost, sex drive, SDD 3K pre amp, etc
     
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    Check out the Zvex Channel 2. It is an SHO with a master volume in a mini enclosure. It doesn't have all the features of the giggity, but it does work as a nice boost and adds a lot of sparkle.
     
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    Oh, that looks very useful! I'll have to go try one.
     
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    Mooer makes an AC Booster clone. I wonder if that would work? Or it might be too gainy.
     
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    Not even close.

    In my search, nothing does what it does/how it does it and worth every inch on the pedalboard. Especially if you ever play backline amps, go direct for recording, love stacking, or enjoy its million other flavours. Just my .02c.
     
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    On it's own, it's nothing very exciting, but Giggity is now my go-to base tone pedal for any of my fuzz boxes. I run it last in the chain before the amp. It instantly transforms my super-clean Hot Rod Deluxe into a darker, fatter base layer that takes the hair off of the Dover Drive, Trifecta and Silicon FF Mini.

    I can't believe it's not talked about more on TGP.
     
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    kludge The droid you're looking for

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    Yes, it is definitely a handy little "always on"! For getting just a tiny amount of grit and fine-tuning eq, it's not really replaceable. But I mostly use it for the grit, so if I can find something that does that, I'll be good.
     
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    TC Spark is in the same area, I think. (the regular one, not the mini one)
     
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