LoveKraft Chupacabra vs. BYOC Rat with MO'D Upgrades

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  1. Ken

    Ken Member

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    Has anyone had any experience with both of these?

    Which one do you prefer??

    Thanks
     
  2. 22µf

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    The end result will be the same - except you'll have alot more clipping options if you use the new BYOC Mighty Mouse kit with the rotary switch.

    FWIW - the MojoDrive is built on a BYOC "overdrive" circuit board.
     
  3. James Knox

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    I built a BYOC Rat/Mo'D but preferred the sound of the Chupa. The Chupa is becoming my "go to" pedal for live playing - it cleans up so well from the guitar volume and is quite dynamic. Currently using a Lovepedal Eternity for "soft" OD and the Chupacabra for "hard" OD tones.

    I LOVE the Chupacabra...
     
  4. ford

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    I have never built a pedal, but I'm guessing that some of how good it sounds depends on the abilities of the builder??? If I'm way off base, let me know!

    Oh and I think my Chupacabra arrives tomorrow.
    rock

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  5. Rock72

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    Mine arrived today :D
     
  6. dividedsky

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    Are you guys ordering these from Ethan or ebay or what? I rarely see them come up on ebay or here.
     
  7. jazzandmetal?

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    I think you can order off of his website now.
     
  8. Rock72

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    I emailed him directly at:

    lovekrafteffects@cfl.rr.com

    He can send you pics of the swirl boxes he has available (unless you want the stealth version) for you to choose.
     
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    I emailed him directly also.

    There was a Chupa on ebay that went for 114 plus shipping today. About 123 overall..but as close as that was.. I preferred just buying one straight from the builder for the extra 15 to 20 bucks.

    Oh and I paid on Sunday morning and it shipped Tuesday I believe. I bought a stealth version...

    rock

    bford
     
  10. DocRock

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    The Lovekraft stuff simply can't be beaten for the money.

    IMO, of course.
     
  11. fendergeek

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    +1! Great stuff.
     
  12. Snakum

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    Definitely. The MojoDrive covers everything I do in a classic/southern rock, blues, and country band. That's a lot of territory for one pedal. But with one Mojo and a Bad Monkey I can do it all. Eventually, two Mojos or a Mojo/Chupa set up will only mean fewer trips to my board to make changes during the sets. :D
     

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