pre-buyer's remorse

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by fenderx55, Jul 12, 2005.


  1. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    Today i'm running into the city to hit up Rudy's for the MXR bass di, but like anythign i buy for my bass over 100 bucks, i'm already doubting if i need it (which i surely do...who doesn't need one more stomp box?) and it is killing me inside.

    words of encouragement would be realy appreciated. :help:
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    well, it's a great little box, so no discouragement here :)
     
  3. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    I use it as an EQ for my passive J. Love it! The word about is, it's the box to bring if you don't know what gear they're going to have @ your gig site. Like the Sansamp I guess.
     
  4. TaySte_2000

    TaySte_2000

    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    Erm I have it, so if it's good enough for an effects freak like me it's good enough for you.

    The following people also use it to good effect
    Duff McKagen- Velvet Revolver
    Janice Tanaka-Fireball Ministry, Pink
    Kevin Baldes-Lit
    Robert Trujillo-Metallica
    Doug Wimbish-Living Color
    TM Stevens
    Verdine White- Earth Wind and Fire
    Jason Newstead-Ozzy
    Les Claypool-Primus
    Taras Prodaniuk-Dwight Yoakam
    Dave Roe-Johnny Cash
    Mike Brignardello-Nashville studio veteran
    Michael Rhodes-Nashvile studio veteran
    Chris Beattie-Hatebreed
    Cone- Sum 41
    John Aldrete- Mars Volta
    Justin Meldal-Johnsen- IMA Robot
    Mike Inez- Heart
    Markku Lappalainen-Hoobastank
    Chris Chaney- Jane's Addiction
    Ginger Reyes- Halo Friendlies
    Hunter- AFI
    Lee Sklar- Studio veteran
    Quinn Allman-The Used
    Lyle Workman
    Evan Taunenbaugm-Avril Lavigne
    Matt Scannell-Vertical Horizon

    Just incase you wanna read more about it http://www.jimdunlop.com/products/electronics/mxr/products/m80.html

    Hope this helps you buy an eq pedal that is way better than the sansamp IMO
     
  5. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    shwing :bassist:
     
  6. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    See if you can play a gig with just the bass and the DI - no amp. If it works, it's worth the 100 bucks.
     
  7. Tedintheshed

    Tedintheshed Banned

    Oct 8, 2004
    Columbus, Ohio
    Great little box- I use mine for pre-amp back up and distortion.

    Ted
     
  8. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    yeah, so i wanted it for a gig tomorrow, figured i'd figure it out at practice tonight, so i've spent the past 2 days calling like every music store within 20 miles of me, no one carries/had it in stock. so i went into the city cause i've tried it at rudy's but it was gone, manny's almost had one, but their inventory was messed up, long story short, i was pissed off and just ordered it off musiciansfriend... and still no free shipping. but i had chipotle so that was cool. thanks :bag:
     
  9. thejohnkim

    thejohnkim

    Sep 30, 2003
    NYC
    hey man just a heads up but next time you should check out samedaymusic.com i think they're the same company as musicians friend but they ship out within 24 hours and ahve free shipping on almost everything i think with no minimum purchase. ive used them a couple times and had smooth experiences. they have the mxr di also
     
  10. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    +1 @ SameDayMusic.

    Bought my Delay from them.
     
  11. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    that';s insane, is there a way for me to cancel my musician's friend order?
     
  12. I don't know about that but I did want to jump in and tell you that I take my pedal board including the M80 and plug into a PA once a week at a friends house and I get a great tone from my rig minus amp. I have dialed in my sound and now wish I could play through a PA all of the time.