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Phat Phuk Kind of Question...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Gus Borden, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Recently picked up a Wren & Cuff Phat Phuk B. Cool pedal, but the lack of any EQ options leaves me wanting more. I knew going in that this was the case, but the only way to truly know if something works for you is to play it.

    So, I am looking for a pedal that works similarly to the PPB - boost with some OD flavoring in there - but also has either a Tone knob, or Treble/Bass knobs. Blend is not really a big deal. I'm looking for low gain here in the end.

    Any recommendations from my fellow TB'ers would be appreciated

  2. Richard Sabines

    Richard Sabines

    Sep 25, 2007
    look no further: Hardwire Tube Overdrive CM-2, seriously one of the best light "bass" overdrive pedals out there, and for cheap

    Otherwise if you want to keep your Phat I recommend you to put an Equalizer in front of it.
  3. Thanks. I'll have to check out the Hardwire, I always see great reviews, but have yet try their stuff out.
  4. 8strings0hair


    Jan 28, 2011
    I just got a Phat Phuk Bass, and really like it, but I understand your query.
    For a slightly more tweakable boost with a touch of gain, the Xotic Bass RC Booster is great.
    For light, touch sensitive OD, the Dredge-Tone Angler is wonderful.
    Hope that helps.
  5. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Fulltone Bass Drive has a tone knob and an overdrive knob, and compcut setting (what I use it for) is a very nice low gain overdrive.
  6. Been very curious about the Angler, just can't find a demo on bass anywhere.
  7. bassvirtuoso

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

    Feb 28, 2006
    The closest comparable thing:

    Fuzzrocious Dark Driving
  8. "Compcut" is just a fancy name for its clean boost mode, isn't it? Which is a perfect way to drive your tube amp ;)
  9. Cool, thanks!
  10. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    It dirties up my solid state nicely too, so I would say no.;)