Need a versatile dual OD for my board

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  1. Thetoygarden

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    just to toss out a few that (I think) haven't been mentioned:
    Snouse Blue-Line
    Keeley D&M
    FoxRox Festival
    Hungry Robot LG HG
    EQD Grey Channel
     
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    My KoT is actually a clone and there's a few out there you can get while your name doesn't get to the top of the list.
    Other nice choice is the Keeley D&M.
     
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    Look no further than the Suhr Eclipse.
     
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    I play similar music with my cover band and I have a Keeley D&M. the possibility to change the order of the two channels when stacking them makes it a very versatile pedal: you have 4 tones with a single unit.
    highly recommended
     
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    Welll technically he's right in that you more than quadruple your available options if you go single pedals. Plus that way you get to pick the stack order. In most cases double pedals don't save you $$$ with a few exceptions.

    You should check out the Lovepedal flash sales. These two would handle everything you need in a cover band.

    Start with Jubilee, Marshall kerrang for $56.

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    Then set this after it Boost>Light OD. $156.

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    So basically miab>boost>light od for $212 shipped, so 3 pedal actually. Boost after miab for lead boost, boost into OD or just use boost on its own into amp for that hairy edge of clean for pop rock.
     
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    Based on your description of types of bands, the Keeley D+M is probably your best bet.

    But I think the FoxRox Festival and Chase Bliss Brothers are also incredible!
     
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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Agreed. Low Gain, Higher Gain, and a clean boost. The voice and bandwidth give the widest range of options I've heard in a drive pedal - seriously there are a lot of combinations and it would be hard to not find at least a couple usable to great sounds.
     
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    Bogner Blue Ectasy will give little drive to high medium gain drive. Make sure you play with pre EQ and Structure switch.
    I like blue better than Red or La Grange, especially if you want low to medium gain. You will enjoy first time you hear it, but if you really adjust with EQ setting which you have low medium and high, you can get any tone you want. Most of the time I use Plexi side, but if you want more gain, put it on Blue side than you will definitely here higher territory of Marshall sound. Mind you this is not JCM 800 or moded territory.
     
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    The Palisades is a cool idea, but the pedal has to be on in order to use the boost, which very lame, IMO.
     
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    The MXR Double Double is intended for exactly what you're describing. It's an OCD and Tube Screamer in one.
     
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    My recommendations would be an Empress Multidrive or a Source Audio LA Lady (or any of their “drives” - they are all the same under the “hood”)
     
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    Strymon Sunset is truly amazing. That being said, I was really impressed by JHS Sweet Tea. Had a hard time choosing when I was looking for a dual drive. Would still choose the Sunset, but only by a very small margin. Check`em out!
     
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    I love these combo pedals...but you're on a budget.
    Get a Soul Food, a cheap Tube Screamer and a Joyo Ultimate Drive and take your wife out to dinner with the change
     
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    Bogner Blue or Keeley D&M Drive would be my choices.

    I like the blue for its amplike feel. You can leave it on all night and use your volume knob on your guitar for different levels of dirt and kick on the boost for your solos and over the top stuff.

    The D&M seems like the perfect all around Drive Pedal, but I admit I haven’t gotten to play one yet.
     
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    I actually just won a new PRS SE KESTREL in a contest(I don't play bass haha) Trying to sell that and then I'll have plenty of dough for the pedal. I appreciate all the recommendations,especially since I haven't heard of many of them. Definitely alot of options. Keeley D&M Drive, Wampler, EQD palisades ,JHS, bogner blue .. I'll have to check out more demos. Wish we had more music stores around here to try stuff out. Earthquake Devices is actually 30 mins down the road, wonder if they'll let me swing by lol.
     
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    I’ve owned a couple good dual OD pedals but because I run a loop switcher on my board I almost prefer singles. Having said that I have the Wampler Paisley Deluxe and it’s fantastic. Two very complementary sides that work great alone or stacked and the best part is they can run together in either order or even run totally separately as two single pedals which I like.

    The Z Drive is pretty good and I’ve had the Dual Fusion as well. Both do the job. For less money I really liked the Truetone VS-XO as well and likely more than those other two.

    But the Paisley Deluxe’s “Underdog” side is a great mid gain rock crunch and the Paisley side is a chunkier TS style. Both sides have lots of tweak ability too which I like.
     

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