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Your pedal choices from mild to high gain drive?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by FretNoMore, Mar 29, 2015.


  1. Crystalman85

    Crystalman85

    Nov 30, 2008
    Chicago, Il.
    Here are my picks.

    Mild to medium: darkglass vmt

    Medium to heavy: amptweaker bass tight metal jr.

    Fuzz: hartke bass fuzz and mxr bass fuzz deluxe
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2016
  2. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    I have a dozen+ OD pedals. I only use 2 or 3 per gig, but rotate them because I like them all.


    Top of the list: Darkglass B7K or B7K Ultra for low-gain modern tones (sharp as an ice pick). Stacks beautifully with other ODs for medium/higher gain tones.

    For vintage low-gain tones I use either a Creation Audio Grizzly Bass or Damnation Audio MBD-1 (my newest acquisition).

    Medium gain: Darkglass Vintage Deluxe, Tech21 Leeds, Tech21 Oxford, Ashdown LoMenzo Hyperdrive

    Higher gain: VFE Triumvirate, Brimstone Audio Crossover Distortion 2

    Pedals that I use for low, medium, or high gain OD:
    Empress Multidrive
    Idiotbox Blower Box
    Damnation Audio MBD-1
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2016
  3. Stevorebob

    Stevorebob Well... I Am Here, Aren't I? Supporting Member

    Sep 29, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Barbrershop
    Euphoria
    Blower Box
    Pickle Pie B
     
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  4. Ethan117

    Ethan117 My instrument makes people jiggle. Supporting Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    1.) Darkglass B7KU
    2.) Source Audio Aftershock

    A nice aggressive purr into just about anything you can imagine :bassist:
     
  5. taylor16

    taylor16

    Dec 25, 2012
    USA
    The smallsound/bigsound Mini and SolidGoldFX Beta DLX have replaced all my other pedals for low to high-gain overdrive. Both are incredibly versatile with their own strength: the Bias on the Mini acts like a voltage sag which interacts incredibly well with the gain structure and the Beta DLX offer a pedal-engaged pre-gain boost.

    Overdrive- smallsound/bigsound Mini & SolidGoldFX Beta DLX (can't decide which!)
    Distortion- Fuzzrocious Demon King
    Fuzz- Stomp Under Foot Green Russian
     
  6. Driven Crane

    Driven Crane

    May 30, 2014
    MXR Blowtorch - from medium to high gain, from OD to Fuzz.
     

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