Which Modded TS808 To Get?

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  1. jmiller475

    jmiller475 Member

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    I can't decide which would be best for me the Keeley TS808 w/Mod Plus or Analogman TS808 w/silver Mod. I usually play Strats and Peavey Classic amps. I play all types of music. Any opinions which to get?
     
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    I chose the Retrosonic Overdrive over the AnalogMan one. There is a pot in there to make the boost flat or mid bumps (a la TS). It sound fabulous in Fender and Marshall circuits.
     
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    I haven't tried the Keeley, but I had tried a LOT of different TS variations over the years. Picked up an Analogman TS9/808 with the silver mod and it has stayed for several years now. It's just a great tubescreamer with a bit more clarity.

    I also picked up the Analogman Boss SD-1 / 808 silver mod, but didn't like it quite as much. Sounds good, but I liked the Ibanez better.
     
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    I love the AM Silver - the only thing is I have 2 on my board and the buffer sucks a bit of tone, I am thinking about getting a TB mod done.
     
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    I'm looking for the TS sound but with a little more of something. I don't know if that makes any sense or not.
     
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    I just got a TS808 in a trade that seems to have been modded. Not sure what type of mods but it does sound good. So I'm pretty happy with it. I know the opamp chip has been changed to a RC4558P. Some resistors have ben changed too.
     
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    How about a Tone Monk Seed of Life?
     
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    take a pic, someone will ID it for you.
     
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    It also has a blue LED. Here's a pic, it's not the greatest but it's the best I can do for now.
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  10. Lespaulsignature 74

    Lespaulsignature 74 Silver Supporting Member

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    VooDoo Labs Sparkle Drive, check it out, it has a blendable clean boost. It's based on a TS808 and its sounds good through all my various amps and guitars! They just came out with a new model with more EQ options. If you don't like the stock pedal I believe Robert Keeley is modding these.

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    Maxon OD 820 is the best TS Ive played. The gain knob blends clean signal on lower gain settings and it has a voltage amplifier that bumps it up to 18v on a 9v adapter.
     
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    Analogman.
    or GTFO :)
    :sarcasm

    Mike is a genuinely nice guy and makes great products.
     
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    I loved my Keeley TS808. I foolishly sold it to pay for my Boiling Point, (which I use all the time). I picked up the Cusack Scream and it is a fantastic Tube Screamer.
    I highly recommend it. Cusack pedals kick ass.
     

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