1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Best Green Russian Clone?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Maxfenderbass, Aug 3, 2018.


  1. EXH Green Russian Reissue

    14 vote(s)
    43.8%
  2. Wren & Cuff Tall Font Russian

    9 vote(s)
    28.1%
  3. Way Huge Russian Pickle

    2 vote(s)
    6.3%
  4. Other (Specify Below)

    6 vote(s)
    18.8%
  5. Green Carrots

    1 vote(s)
    3.1%
  1. Maxfenderbass

    Maxfenderbass Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2015
    Stratford, Ontario
    Hey guys,

    I have always been into the sound of the Sovtek Green Russian from the 90s. I am just wondering now that there are a few more clones on the market, who makes the best one in your opinion?

    I personally have the EHX reissue, which is amazing imo, but I have not tried any others.
     
  2. Kriegs

    Kriegs Peace

    Feb 14, 2018
    MA/ RI area
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  3. Bass_Kiwi

    Bass_Kiwi

    Mar 31, 2012
    COG Effects Tarkin.
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  4. XXL

    XXL

    Jun 14, 2007
    If I was in the market for a Russian style BMP fuzz I'd go for the W&C Super Russian.

    square_pic_front2_optimized.
     
  5. Planespotter

    Planespotter

    Oct 11, 2015
    Seattle
    Hoof
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  6. bassvirtuoso

    bassvirtuoso My God, it's full of chrome! Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 28, 2006
    Nebraska
    Skreddy Perestroika - hands down my favorite in a small form factor. I have a Super Russian incoming that I'll test against it.
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  7. Low End Curse

    Low End Curse Supporting Member

    Aug 3, 2018
    Milwaukee
    Abominable Electronics Hail Satan Deluxe.
     
    socialleper and Maxfenderbass like this.
  8. mmbongo

    mmbongo Dilly Dilly! Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Carolinas
    stopp.
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  9. Basshappi

    Basshappi

    Feb 12, 2007
    Tucson,AZ
    I really like my EHX GRri, I've not tried any others.
     
  10. keatz

    keatz

    Jan 19, 2011
    I really love my reissue, but still very curious how others go against it. Interested in knowing the difference with the way huge russian pickle, if anybody has had both.
     
  11. Tandark

    Tandark

    Jun 16, 2015
    UK
    I liked my EHX GRri but was a little scooped for my liking, I do like my mids. Thinking the Tarkin might be the answer, especially in that form factor.
     
  12. Nunovsky

    Nunovsky

    Sep 4, 2004
    Portugal
    Another one for COG mini Tarkin
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  13. Maxfenderbass

    Maxfenderbass Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2015
    Stratford, Ontario
    It is a scooped pedal for sure. I play a p bass and and svt though so the mods are heavy everywhere else in the chain.
     
  14. Karli

    Karli

    Jul 21, 2017
    Bielefeld, Germany
    EHX Reissue
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  15. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    I feel the reissued by EHX is the best one I've tried. There are a lot of good ones around but for me, the reissue works best in a band mix. Low end is massive too without getting cloudy or muddy.
     
    Maxfenderbass likes this.
  16. Low End Curse

    Low End Curse Supporting Member

    Aug 3, 2018
    Milwaukee
    This is actually my favorite and the one I use on my pedalboard. Built by my buddy at sonically speaking. It has a low pass filter and a clean blend along with switchable diode options, 2nd stage clipping selector, and tone bypass. It’s a monster. AA4ACD18-B2BC-4FA7-9FFE-280FC8925DD8.
     
  17. benevan

    benevan

    May 2, 2002
    Memphis
    I like my "big box" Arc Effects Big Green

    29025895017_002f5cf6c7_c.
     
    BrentSimons and Maxfenderbass like this.
  18. dalo

    dalo Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2007
    Brooklyn, NY
    I have 2 Way Huge Russian Pickles, the original and the small. They sound identical and they rule. I used to have an EQD Hoof and it didn't have the nice low end that the pickles have.
     

Share This Page