good distortion pedal

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Getserious, Feb 3, 2005.

  1. Getserious


    Jan 21, 2005
    can i just use a guitar pedal
  2. bass-shy


    Jan 11, 2005
    Try as many as you can with your bass and amp and go from there. You will know what sounds good to you. Also, there is an overwhelming amount of info about this under the search button.
  3. bass-shy


    Jan 11, 2005
    One more thing, check out the Distortion Mega Thread at the top of the list. This is a wicked-valuable resource.
  4. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    the answer is, possibly. But usually the problem is that guitar pedals are centred on guitar (not bass) frequency ranges and so there can be loss of low end when on.
    Again, some pedals do and some don't. Try and see, you can't damage it.
  5. N*Joy


    Nov 30, 2002
    Birmingham, UK
    I like my RAT - just got it back from Robert Keeley but haven't tried it yet since the mod.