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OCD, DLS, Paisley, or Ecstasy for rhythm pedal?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Fubba, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. Fubba

    Fubba Member

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    Fulltone OCD
    Catalinbread Dirty Little Secret
    Wampler Paisley
    Wampler Ecstasy

    Looking for thick, warm tone that isn't muddy. The pedal will only be used for rhythm. I have a TS circuit pedal now for light-med gain, and I need a good thick medium gain pedal for chords with some pretty good crunch. I've done some research, and I think I'm down to these 4. The Paisley was a last minute add on, because I saw a guy on youtube playing some rhythm stuff through it, and it sounded amazing! Pretty impressed with the other 3 too. Anyone use these for what I need it for? Any insight? Thanks guys!
     
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  2. bshields

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    dont rule out a Rat! Lovely heavy overdrive tone with the volume cranked, gain low. Best into a clean boost dimed also, nice crunchy tone
     
  3. Fubba

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    Much difference in the Proco reissues now and the old 80's-90's "vintage?"
     
  4. Abandoned

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    Wampler Ecstasy for sure

    Or if you want more mids Bearfoot Fx HBOD
     
  5. gtrnstuff

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    Depends on the amp of course, and guitar.
    I sometimes prefer the Ecstasy,
    but most often the OCD wins.
    I find the DLS ( version 1, can't speak for the new one ) has a very unique mid spike that only works with certain pickups and amps.

    Haven't tried the Paisley yet.
     
  6. Snottyboy

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    Haven't tried a Paisley, but of the others I would think OCD based on your what you described you are after.
     
  7. Ben Sp

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    Ecstasy has bass and treble controls. Also sounds great and is a handsome deep sparkle green.
     
  8. Abandoned

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    Yeah the bass and treble controls are super nice cuz it's an overdrive pedal that allows you to make your tone soooooo thick without sacrificing clarity.
     
  9. gkinsingapore

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    I have the Ecstacy in front of the clean channel on my PT100

    Its a very different beast depending on which guitar you are using. Either way, it has a lot of sounds in it. Using Humbuckers you might be surprised how much gain it has.

    So I vote Ecstacy on sheer versatility.......
     
  10. Fubba

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    Hopefully I can get someone that has tried the Paisley in here.

    For you guys with an OCD or Ecstasy, have you tried stacking it with a TS circuit? Does it behave?
     
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    the treble and bass control on the mkII make it a lot easier to dial in with multiple guitars/amps.
     
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