Looking for a Dual Tubescreamer

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  1. buellwisner

    buellwisner Member

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    I hate to ask this question because it seems I could find the answer with more research. But I don't know the name of what I want, so finding it is a needle-in-the-haystack situation.

    I've got an Analogman King of Tone, and I like it pretty well. I particularly like the two independent circuits in one small box.

    What I would like is something like the KoT that has TS808 circuits in it instead. I need more mids and a creamier distortion.

    I do NOT want a tweaked screamer that has extended bass and a glassy distortion (like most mods). I want a classic TS808 sound.

    Does anyone make such a pedal? A dual-circuit, reasonably-sized overdrive with two identical TS808s in it?

    Or would this be a custom job?

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    Keeley made a dual TS-9 in the original Ibanez box, called the Frankenscreamer. I have one - it has a switch for toggling between his Baked and Plus mods. Way cool.

    I also have a dual TS-9 (in the original Ibanez box) modded by Vaughn Cost with 2 vol, 2 gain knobs, 2 Tri switches for bass boost and clipping choices. Also, way cool.
     
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    i haven't owned that pedal yet but when i read more body i read more bottom end like more bass. i know its not exactly what op wanted but from what i read two ts-808's or ts-9s cut alot of bass...
     
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    What about the SRB808? I think it has some toggle options, but doesn't it have 'stock' 808 sounds?
     
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    Search for Rodenberg mate
     
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    Right, that is what I read too - I emailed them to find out cuz that seems like an interesting pedal. I run 2 TS9 Silvers, but for $70, if it can do the trick, I might have to give it a try. I definitely don't want more bass though.
     
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    There was a JAM pedals dual tube screamer in the emporium - they apparently make a good pedal.
     
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    Um, why not just get two TS808s and slap 'em on your board and be done with it?
     
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    I'm happy to help you out if you'd like.

    Jacob
     
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    Foxrox Zim-two pedals, vary the order, parametric EQ on one.

    Or, build it for MUCH cheaper-two BYOC kits and a bigger box...
     
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    Thanks for all of the suggestions, everyone!

    For me, size and cost are important considerations, so custom work is probably beyond my means.

    The Visual Sound Double Trouble has exactly what I need at a good price point. If only it were better looking! (sorry if anyone likes the Visual Sound look).
     
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    That is beautiful. I wish Analogman would make something just like this in a KoT-size enclosure.
     
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    That's probably what I will do, but this would be larger than a KoT-size enclosure and would require two power supplies.
     
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    You could probably do 1 power supply and a smaller enclosure I suspect. For one power supply, you might need a smaller voltage doubling circuit, then split it between the two pedals (as long as there is enough MA). Though I am not techy so I could be wrong about that.
     

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