......and boy was it ever worth it!!!! I unboxed it and went right to work with my strat, and within less than 10 minutes I can tell you right now that this is one formiddable OD pedal. The model I got was the SRB808 classic with the #2 mod. I asked Dave if he could voice it around my strat and he did not dissappoint in any way. It has one of the most effective level knobs I've ever used on an OD. In fact, every knob on it is very effective in just the right places in the tonal spectrum. I honestly can not find a harsh tone in it anywhere. It really shines with my band too! I've owned several OD pedals that were just plain noisy and the 808 is by no means noisy. Even turning it on and off doesn't yield the POP! as with some pedals. There are two OD pedals that will never leave my board and the SRB is one of them. So far I have found everything from classic 808, dumble, and marshall tones in the SRB808. I am excited about this pedal!