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Has anyone had any experience with the new Radial Bassbone OD?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by RodneyMac, Mar 29, 2014.


  1. RodneyMac

    RodneyMac

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    Thinking about trading my Aguilar Tonehammer for the new Radial Bassbone OD...any thoughts?
     
  2. Rodger Bryan

    Rodger Bryan Supporting Member

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  3. powmetalbassist

    powmetalbassist Supporting Member

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    I'd also be interested in reviews of the new Bassbone OD. I have the old Tonebone in my rotation with a Porkloin for some mild distortion/clip. Wondering how this might compare.
     
  4. LSMFT6

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    There was a video on YouTube that was shot at NAMM for some interview, sound quality of the pedal itself wasn't too bad. I remember it having a considerable amount of gain on tap, I wouldn't hesitate to refer to it as a fuzz pedal. They added a lot user-requested features/updates to the bassbone side it, too.
     
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  6. DagoMaino

    DagoMaino Supporting Member

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    I only saw the video from NAMM and, it looks like a pretty versatile. By the sound of the review I actually like the ToneHammer a bit better (got one on the way)... especially when size and price were entered in the equation. For that pricepoint I'd just hold out for a Meatsmoke.
     
  7. CalgAaron

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    I've only seen the video but I've ordered one from L&M. As someone who doubles a lot I'm happy to have one pedal that I don't need a piezo pre to go with my Bassbone. The EQ is good for my Jazz bass but not the upright.
     
  8. Bassmunnky

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    They be- shipping- I ordered- Radial says it ships with the power cable
     
  9. The_Janitor

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    I heard it at NAMM in January - I thought it sounded very good. The OD definitely sounded more like a buttery tube-amp OD than an all-out fuzz or distortion. I didn't get to play with it or adjust any knobs, so it could be capable of more than what I heard.
     
  10. sk8

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    Interested in this
     

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