What's a THICK sounding OD pedal?

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  1. WienerDog

    WienerDog Supporting Member

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    I'm looking for an OD pedal that gives a nice thick tone, without fizziness in the high end. Any suggestions? OCD v4? Xotic BB?
     
  2. jazzandmetal?

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    Bob Burt Overdrive is a good one.
     
  3. Rock72

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    Check out the British Ball Breaker by Geekmacdaddy. Soundclips on their website:

    www.geekmacdaddy.com

    I HATE Od's with fizzy high end, and I can assure you that this one doesn't have that. Had a BB+ for a while. Good pedal, no fizzy high end, but a tad too compressed for my taste.
     
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    I love my bb.
    but l have a modified ibanez tubescreamer that is thicker.
    fulldrive is pretty thick too.
     
  5. Jujo

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    You must try the Menatone Blue Collar. I use it for this very purpose. It's so thick that a lot of people would say it's too dark or even bloated sounding. If you don't like it, it'll be easy to sell.

    Also- I've found the best way to get really thick tones is too stack 2 ODs. That way you can run the gain lower on both pedals. I've found that turning the gain up on pedals usually makes them thinner sounding. By stacking, you combine the fullness of 2 (or more) drives/boosts.
     
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    jb70 Supporting Member

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    barber direct drive with the mod board
     
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    +1 A good thick overdrive.
     
  8. Jack

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    I think you're on the right track with OCD and BB preamp. Hotcake can be thick. I'd try the other two first.
    +1 on Blue Collar
     
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    Fetto's are pretty thick and retain the bottom end.
     
  10. Eliguitar

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    One of the thickest ones I've tried is the Maxon SD9. Its not for everybody though and it could be a little picky with amps but a great OD nonetheless. The analogman SD9 is even better.
     
  11. Burgs

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    Supercharged Overdrive or Teaser Stallion.
     
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    +1 on the Barbers. The modded ones from him really can dial out brittleness and bring on the thick.
     
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    +2 on barbers

    I suggest the Burn Unit w/ the dynamics control down. Rich and creamy...
     
  14. pete james

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    A BB Preamp or a Texas Two Step will do the trick :D :JAM
     
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    only ever heard a clip but The thickest sounding OD i'ver ever heard was LV's Landgraff Mo'd through a UG30. You can check out his clips if you want i think the clip was called no lack of bottom or something.
     
  16. Hugo Da Rosa

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    BB Preamp
    Direct Drive
    Super Charged Overdrive

    Best thick sounding ODs imo.
     
  17. amphead777

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    The Hyper-Pak, thick and dynamic. Great little pedal.
     
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    Shannon Helios!
     
  19. jdawg666

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    Keeler Push sounded pretty thick in the ToneFactor demo on Youtube
     
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