Yet another Klon thread, what will you use instead?

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  1. Ed Reed

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    I'm thinking the Bad Bob will become my boost of choice now as the Klon will become too precious to take out. (I only use the Klon as a clean boost)

    What will you use?
     
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    I'd probably +1 this. As a clean boost they were neck in neck when I a/b them. Settings into overdrive (Katana knob pulled out) had the Klon winning. The Katana just seemed more fizzy, though things could be different at proper gigging levels.
     
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    i'd think that most klon owners are bedroom/ garage players so they'll prolly just keep rockin their klon.
    all working musicians i know use what they can afford... and they don't need much when they're working.
     
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    "i'd think that most klon owners are bedroom/ garage players so they'll prolly just keep rockin their klon. all working musicians i know use what they can afford... and they don't need much when they're working."

    This statement sums up just about all booteek pedal situations, bravo ...


    Dave
     
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    I'm confused....................
    According to BF, the Klon is designed to be used with a live "cranked" amp.
    If that's the case, why on earth would a bedroom player want a Klon?
    (Other than, "because he can")
     
  7. Ed Reed

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    Just so you'll know I neither play in the bedroom nor the garage. My house doesn't even have a garage. So there.
     
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    I'm assuming by "working" you mean musicians who make a living playing music. I don't think the majority of the contributors here fall under that category. I play live with my band once or twice a month, but it's not my full-time job. I've got a Klon on my board and would be really disappointed if I had to replace it with something else. I suppose I'd probably go for a Tim or Timmy.
     
  9. Ed Reed

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    Warmth, thanks for an answer instead of sarcasm. Have you a/b'd either with the Klon?

    As far as "making a living" playing music, what % actually does. All I've ever done was break even with the travel/hotel bill. That's also part of why I quit trying.
     
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    No, I've never directly AB'd them. I have a friend who has a Tim and let me borrow it for a few weeks. I liked it a lot. While it certainly won't give you that unique Klon tone, I think I could put it in the Klon spot on my pedalboard and make it work just fine.
     
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    Yeah, I'm confused with this one, too ... Big Muff???
     
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    :rotflmaoi cant tell if this is serious or not, but im gonna laugh my ass off anyway hahaha
     
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    How about rehousing the Klon and put it on your board stealth-like. That should work.
     
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    Yeah like this guy. Some new kid named Nels Cline running off his mouth about the Klon:

    Why the Klon Centaur? Henry Kaiser turned me on to this when we did "Yo, Miles!". I've written about it before. It's an amp in a box. No more worries in the world of AMP DU JOUR about overdrive tone. It will always be OK. The Centaur will take care of it. Consumers: It's worth the wait to get one. I've had this thing for years now. What did I ever do without it? http://www.nelscline.com/tech.html

    Wonder if he gets much work?
     
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    They say the Way Huge Pork Loin is in the territory and from what I've heard in clips I think I'm going to choose the PL over the Klon.
     
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    Bright sparky aren't you ? We all love the guitar, we all strive for self satisfaction. Some of us realized music wasn't going pay the bills and raise a family .... leave the dumb comments at home :FM
     
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    Menatone Das Boost and Fromel Shape EQ.
     

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