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Ibanez TS9 on bass

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by greendayjustin, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. How would it sound...Im not sure, because its a guitar pedal. Would I get a nice warm overdrive?
  2. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    I really don't think you'd get much of a warm overdrive from it on a bass without any mods. I use an original one for some over-the-top lead type stuff, but don't venture into the low territory with it much at all. Try a search for overdrives, and I think you'll come up with much better options than the TS-9.
  3. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    The TS-9 is actually just about the bassiest Tubescreamer out there. I'm trying to find that one site, about bass and tubescreamers. Will let you know.
  4. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    I have a TS-5 (the "ladybug" pedal version) and it sounds warm enough if you turn down the tone control some. Low settings of the gain/drive knob will give you a light breakup.

    Helps if your cabs have no tweeters when you use distortion, otherwise it gets very fizzy sounding.

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