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Does a pedal like this exist?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MrBKerth, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. MrBKerth

    MrBKerth The Gypsy Bravado

    Apr 20, 2013
    Hello! This is probably a stupid question but is there a pedal that allows you to set eq (if it has it), has a gain stage for overdrive that you set the base level for (and this is the weird part), but also has 1 or 2 subsequent switches to allow on the fly simple and predictable boosting for simple mid song boosting.

    It's midterms week so I'm sure I'm fried and missing something.


  2. zwkoch

    zwkoch You can't do that on bass enthusiast Supporting Member

    Nov 29, 2012
    Twin Cities, MN
    Brimstone Audio Crossover Distortion (XD-1) and Verellen Meatsmoke are pricey, but cover exactly what you are describing. The Rusty Box is less expensive and also has some of this functionality.
  3. jumblemind

    jumblemind I also answer to Bryan Supporting Member

    Aug 27, 2011
    The Tech 21 sansamp bddi deluxe and vt bass deluxe can accomplish this, with up to six presets i believe, but you have to like those base tone flavors. On the less expensive side an mxr m80 could sort of do it. On the super budget end you could stack a Joyo American (or AC Tone/British/California) with a Joyo Ultimate Drive.
  4. MrBKerth

    MrBKerth The Gypsy Bravado

    Apr 20, 2013
    Interesting. I was sure someone had thought of it before. I'll have to look into these. Of course, I'll probably end up being to picky and buy nothing.

    I kind of like very mild crunch just as a slight spice to my sound. Give it a slight slight edge and maybe a little warmth if it can.

    All dependent on the player I suppose. After Tuesday I guess I'm off to try some pedals!
  5. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    +1 Well put my friend.
  6. newbold


    Sep 21, 2008
    A preamp/EQ with a drive and a boost. Add an FX loop and a buffered clean out for the rest of the pedalboard and maybe a compressor and that's almost as swiss army knife as it gets.

    This is close but no boost.