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Overdrive with separate boost

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by henryjurstin13, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. henryjurstin13

    henryjurstin13 Supporting Member

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    I've got a Fulltone Bass-Drive Mosfet that I like, but I'm curious if there is anything else out there like it? Drive & Boost in one?
  2. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    There are tons. More than a dozen. What specifically do want different from what you've got?
  3. henryjurstin13

    henryjurstin13 Supporting Member

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    Lil less wet blanket...

    Also, the boost of gain is ok, but I wish I had more control of it.. Maybe gain & volume of the boost?

    If you don't mind, will you list the ones that are similar? Thanks...
  4. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member

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    the greedtone overdrive has a gain boost, as does the wampler triple wreck, but there are ALOT more of them that do.
  5. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    Not going to list them all, but when you said "less wet blanket" I immediately thought "Rusty Box".
  6. henryjurstin13

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    Triple Wreck looks awesome, but I would only need 1/4 of the gain on that guy... I wonder how it does dialed in for a lil lower for OVERDRIVE?

    Okko Basstard looks like a hot ticket too...
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    mjac28 50th Anniversary Ed Sullivan February 9, 1964 Gold Supporting Member

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    Hematoma Bass Overdrive
  8. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member

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    here's a clip of mine with various settings. the first part when it's engaged is about as clean as it gets:

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  9. Unrepresented

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    If he's unsatisfied with the Bass Drive, the Hematoma is very, very similar, so that's probably not much help.
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  12. henryjurstin13

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    Rodenburg looks pricey....???
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    Barber makes several 2-channel overdrive pedals (they only briefly made the Deep Fryer, a bass version of their Burn Unit pedal). Of the lot, the 1/2 Gainer has potential as a boost/overdrive combo. It's a 2-channel version of their LTD overdrive, which was pretty popular here for some time.
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    I have the Fulltone, the boost *has* its own volume knob... As far as the "wet blanket" effect, I can't answer that, I think I know what you mean. If it had a clean volume knob as well I'd probably still be using mine.
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    It's got a separate boost footswitch, too, so I'd say it's definitely worth at least checking out.

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