non mid-humped OD recommendations needed

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  1. spookyelectric

    spookyelectric Supporting Member

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    Looking for a non mids-humped OD to push the front end of a Box of Rock going into a '59 Bassman RI. I use esquires and teles.

    Possible candidates so far:

    • Lovepedal Eternity (not as mids heavy as a TS)
    • Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive (might help cut some of the inherent bassiness of the BOR and Bassman pairing)
    • Greer Relic Drive (still a little TS flavor, but not as mids heavy)
    • ZVex SHO (not an OD, but also no mid-hump)
    Any other good ones I should check out in the $200 and under category?

    thanks!
    J.
     
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    maxon organic overdrive. no mid hump. nice and transparent. not a high gain pedal but plenty of gain there.
     
  4. teleblaster

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    throbak ODB just a little scooped. Perfect with tweed amps. I love that pedal!
     
  5. brianf

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    Please explain mid hump to me.

    Thanks

    brianf
     
  6. sixstring531

    sixstring531 Supporting Member

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    Mid hump is what kids do in junior high...I just received a TREX Moller (ts type) which has a mid button to add or take away the mids for use with humbuckers or single coils. I like the option quite a bit. The pedal is $279 new but I picked it up for $150 here on the page.
     
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    overdrives like the tubescreamer boost the mids. quite a bit to some people's ears. that's the mid-hump. there are more qualified folks who can tell you why.
     
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    I think a Hotcake is pretty transparent without any mid hump.
     
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    Try the menatone red snapper as well :)
     
  10. re-animator

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    used TRex Moller/TC Tube Primer


    awesome and very transparent.... a slight mid cut. Sounds great at virtually any volume... its my go-to pedal on stage.
     
  11. spookyelectric

    spookyelectric Supporting Member

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    Like a tubescreamer has--- the mids are more prominent in relation to the bass and treble.
     
  12. krog

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    I play a Tele through a Bassman ten (I know different animal) with a BoR and at the front end is a.......Bad Monkey. I have other choices but this combo sounds real good to my ears.
     
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    Before you spend a bunch of money try an SD-1. Keep the tone below noon.
     
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    I can't believe nobody's suggested the Timmy yet. It's an incredibly stackable OD. Very transparent. Works great as a clean boost too.
     
  15. Stressfest

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    Cactus Crunch is worthy of mention ;)
     
  16. NeilYoungFan

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    Having both pedals, I'd say :

    MJM Blues Devil if you want a TS-type pedal without mid-hump, more gain available, note clarity and lovely overtones.

    Analogman KOT the best OD I've ever tried.

    Good luck. OD is for sure the toughest pedal to settle to.
     
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    Cot/fab 50
     
  18. tonewave

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    antelope lovelight, most transparent od I've ever played

    whats a mid hump? Its a large boost of the mid frequencies that help bring the 'voice' of the guitar up front and forward, so you can be heard in front of the band :)
     
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