Looking for an OD Pedal that sounds like the Plexi Mode of an Ecstasy Classic

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  1. Lution

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    That's a lot to ask from a pedal. So much of that tone has to do with the amp and the speakers. Those Bogner clips sound a little more like later Master Volume Marshalls to me than a Plexi. It might sound odd, but you might want to try a modded Boss SD-1. I modded one recently and swapped out some caps and resistors and changed all the clipping diodes and after a bunch of tinkering, I was amazed at how close it came to that Marshall type of gain the XTC has.
     
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    Two pedals with three letters: OCD and COT50

    They've got that vibe!
     
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    Ditto! I've got both and those would be my choices for what you're after.
     
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    I'll look into that Boss and the COT50 (That's a Lovetone pedal right?).

    thanks. I forgot to mention I had an OCD. It didn't even get close to that tone, but YMMV. :D

    How about the Carl Martin, Dyna Red or the Landgraff pedals?
     
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    Keep in mind that a stock SD-1 won't sound anything like it. I'm going to try to post some sound samples tonight of mine so you can compare. Good luck.
     
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    that would be very cool. :AOK

    btw, I sent you a PM regarding the mods you've done to it, etc.

    I found a soundclip of the Barber DDSS: http://barberelectronics.com/SShamer.mp3

    That is pretty close, not quite but dang close.
     
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    I have a XTC. Those Plexi clips sound terrific but are very hard to accomplish because the amp volume needs to be maxed...
     
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    Try the Carl Martin Plexi Tone, It is very close
     
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    Those Bogner clips sound awesome so out of the pedals that I use or used that can come somewhat close to that is the Tonebone pedals, I just ordered a MI Audio Crunch Box pedal so I wonder how close to that tone i could get.
    Just have to wait and see!
     
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    A Tonebone Classic or Hot British will get you there.
     
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    cool. Thanks guys. Looks like I'll be shopping for a pedal or two. :cool:
     
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    I have a pedal that sounds just like Plexi mode on the Bogner Ecstasy. It's the Ch.2 button on my Bogner footswitch to my Ecstasy head!!

    Sorry...I'm being a jackass again.
     
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    The Hughes & Kettner tubefactor will get you very very close. I have heard it against a real xtc plexi channel, and it comes about as close as I've heard.
     
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    Reply to an earlier post, the COT50 is a Lovepedal product, not Lovetone..

    www.lovepedal.com

    Try to avoid Lovepedal though, once you get your first one you're hooked ;)
     
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    No match for the Stephenson Stage Hog!

    "I designed the SH to be the second channel of a clean amp (such as a twin), I wanted an all out cranked tube amp sound for my gain channel (cranked plexi), and bypass the pedal for my clean sound, and I wanted to be able to have these sounds at any volume level"
    http://www.stephensonamps.com/stagehog.htm


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    +1 on the H and K Tube Factor- Channel 2....real real close...very nice..
     
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