name your favorite Overdrive with a boost channel,

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  1. kurt1981

    kurt1981 Supporting Member

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    Hey all, I'm not really feeling it with my fd2 mosfet, and am looking to replace it. I'd like another two channel ovedrive or one with a boost option like the fulldrive. So, what's everyone's favorite? I'm not needing high gain or anything, and I like the basic tone of the fulldrive, it just misses a bit of bottom end.
    Thanks in advance,
    Kurt
     
  2. BearDawg

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    The Xotic AC+ is very good as well as the BB+.
     
  3. kurt1981

    kurt1981 Supporting Member

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    I had the BB+ and thought it was a tad too in your face sounding for what I like. I use the single AC booster on my board, is the + version much different? I can't play all the clips on their site, I have a hard time navigating those weird buttons and stuff.
     
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    box of rock!

    fd2 at 18volts is worth trying too - that's the only way I run mine anymore. but if I had to pick, right now I'm pretty stoked on the box. had it about a year and a half and totally satisfied with both fender and marshalls...
     
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    Tim for my board.
    I also like the Menatone stuff a lot: Workingman's Blue, King of the Britains, Howie.
     
  6. lifeinsong

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    My favorite is my limited edition Menatone Kar Krash...Brian made a special run of 20 pedals earlier this year for SuperSound Music(featured at last year's NAMM show). Wow, what an unbelievable pedal...sounds great no matter how you set it. Some of my other faves are the newest version of the King of The Britains, FD2, and Xotic BB Plus.
     
  7. kurt1981

    kurt1981 Supporting Member

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    What is the car crash, I see the name pop up around here, but haven't heard what it is.
    Thanks for the info guys, keep 'em coming!!
    Kurt
     
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    Box of Rock or AC+
     
  9. Tbone135

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    The Box of Rock for me and an FDII at 18 volts coming in second.
     
  10. Idlewilde

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    That's easy. Demeter FOD-1.
     
  11. XKnight

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    The Buster Jangle was my favorite by far. I should have kept that one since I think they only made 30.
     
  12. lifeinsong

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    The Kar Krash is an OD pedal made by Menatone. It was basically designed to simulate a Komet Amplifier. The newer version also has a setting to give you more of a Trainwreck amp sound as well. It's the most dynamic pedal I've ever owned, really responds to your picking attack more than most OD's, and has a huge range of tones. There are a few currently for sale in the Emporium. Stacks well with other OD's too.
     
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    I've got a Barber Burn Unit coming, one of the earlier 2 channel versions. It's my second go around with that pedal. According to Dave Barber, Nils Lofgren loves that pedal as well.
     
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    +1 Barber makes some seriously killer OD's
     
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    Digging the Diamond J-Drive Mk3 right now.
     
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    mine would be the Ethos TLE.
     
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    Diamond J-Drive TR is my choice.


    cheers,
    Ian
     
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    i like it gnarly.

    throbak overdrive boost.
     
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    1. Buster Jangle
    2. Tim
    3. Wampler Hot Wired
     

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