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Recommend me a Distortion pedal....

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by terrapin, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. terrapin

    terrapin Member

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    Looking for something tight, articulate, bright, chimey and with the ability to get nasty, but still clean up well with the guitar volume.

    I am considering the Skreedy Top Fuel, Suhr Riot, Durham Crazy Horse.

    I already have a HBE Germania and love it.

    What do you guys use?
     
  2. tjinca1

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    Wampler Pinnacle Deluxe.
     
  3. br91

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    Vt-Drive
    Tight Rock
    Plextortion
     
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    "tight, articulate, bright, chimey and with the ability to get nasty" describes a Pro Co Rat to me.
     
  5. dysorexia

    dysorexia Senior Member

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    Was about to post just this.
     
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    Here's a fantastic pedal that excels at clean boost, overdrive, distortion, and even fuzz: the Lovepedal Amp50. It would make the perfect desert island pedal for most people. It sounds amazing, and the price is right, too. If I was absolutely FORCED get by with one stomper, it could easily do the trick.
     
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    Bearfoot Model H (3knob or 4knob) fits your description.
     
  8. wenbinbin2010

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    XTS Atomic Overdrive, take a listen:



    Or a Skreddy Lunar Module.
     
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    +1 on the Bearfoot Model H
     
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    +1 Rat! It won't clean up THAT good as a nice amp would IMO, but it seems to be the one that fits your criteria the best.
     
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    What he said
     
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    Walrus Audio's Iron Horse
     
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    +2 for the Model H.... shameless plug: I happen to have one up for sale in the emporium ;)
     
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    atomic overdrive is good too but you could also try have a listen on AMT M1.
     
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    RAT! Whiteface reissue rocks!
     
  18. Jet Age Eric

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    Blackout Effectors Mantra could work (you'll want to crank the treble, but it sounds great and chimey when you do).

    Solidgold Synergy, but you can only get it from PGS.

    I don't like either of these pedals, but a Tim(my) or Eternity might work. -E
     
  19. motorchang

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    Certainly cleans up with the volume knob very well.
     
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    mxr doubleshot. good price, lots of options
     

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