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Which would you rather own?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by MilkyMcMilkMilk, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    I'm trying to decide on a new pedal :bassist:
    Which would you rather have?

    Death by Audio Apocalypse
    Death By Audio Apocalypse - YouTube
    Just the insanity of this seems cool.

    Dwarfcraft Devices Eau Claire Thunder
    Dwarfcraft Eau Claire Thunder - YouTube
    This seems to do a lot and all of it way over the top and crazy which i'm thinking will be fun.

    Earthquaker Devices HoofReaper
    Earthquaker Devices HoofReaper - YouTube
    This one seems versatile I'm defintley thinking the octave up switch might be cool on bass.

    or the obligatory CARROTS!!!

    Other than the vids on Youtube, which are great, i haven't heard to much opinion on what people think about these pedals.

    It's kind of scary spending that much money on a pedal I'll probably never get to play unless I buy it. So any input on any or all of these would be greatly appreciated :hyper:
  2. Based on those clips - Death by Audio Apocalypse.
  3. Word on the street is that the eau claire thunder sounds massive on bass,
  4. surfingbird1


    May 22, 2008
    ECT was awesome when I played a friends

    It's just a big enclosure, and one maybe two switches you'll never use

    And I think it's basically a muff but on steroids

    Maybe check out a grey stache

    Apocalypse loos cool too

    The hoof reaper is two variations of the same kind of circuit if I'm not mistaken
  5. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    I would pick one with better internal construction than the DBA. I haven't seen inside the other two you named.
  6. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    i use a wmd bass mod geiger counter, which can do a pretty convincing tube overdrive when i want to be a little more conservative, or totally insane
  7. jrmy


    Dec 19, 2009
    Rhode Island
    I have an Eau Claire Thunder, and love it. It is simply hugetastic. So many amazing sounds to be had.

    If you don't want the huge enclosure and multiple footswitches, Dwarfcraft makes a smaller version called the Baby Thundaa - BABY THUNDAA | Dwarfcraft
  8. MilkyMcMilkMilk


    Dec 17, 2008
    In the beginning i was leaning toward.the apocalypse but the more research i do on the thunder i hear its great for bass. and all those dang knobs and switches look like a blast

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