best tube distortion

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by WillySanchez, Jan 1, 2002.

  1. im looking for a distortion pedal, preferably one with tube emulating circuitry, if anyone knows any really good pedals under 200 dollars, thank you!
  2. 1. Sans Amp BDDI.
    2. Budda Bass Overdrive.
  3. EBS multidrive has VERY good tube sim.
  4. barroso


    Aug 16, 2000
    for 100$ i bought a used hughes and kettner tubeman plus. that's great for bass! one 12 axt tube inside.
  5. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    rocktron gainiac!!!
  6. ...Yeah I second that it's a great distortion preamp, The only problem is that those require a little tweaking before it's good for a bass' headroom.

    I've actually have been thinking of building my own distortion preamp for bass. I have this Idea for a dummy relay that preserves the lows. Sort of hard to explain, but it sounds fun.