#1
Hey can anyone recommend a new distortion or overdrive pedal under £60?
I just need one to add a bit more gain to my amp
Please reply!
#2
Digitech Bad Mnkey cost me about $ 42 US and I like it very much.
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Look into a BOSS SD-1 or a Digitech Bad Monkey. You might even be able to find a used TS-9 for that low, look on ebay.
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#5
Quote by familybucket
Hey can anyone recommend a new distortion or overdrive pedal under £60?
I just need one to add a bit more gain to my amp
Please reply!

You can't "add more gain" to your amp.

You can run a pedal on the clean channel to give you a different sond but you can't run one on the distortion channel to try and boost it, it won't work - you'll just get a crapload of noise and feedback.

It's probably worth getting an EQ pedal - your problem may well be tone-related rather than gain-related.
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You can't "add more gain" to your amp.

You can run a pedal on the clean channel to give you a different sond but you can't run one on the distortion channel to try and boost it, it won't work - you'll just get a crapload of noise and feedback.

It's probably worth getting an EQ pedal - your problem may well be tone-related rather than gain-related.


Why exactly do you think this is true? Is it because of his amp specifically or generally all amps? I run an overdrive pedal on top of my amp's overdrive and so do many others. It sounds great with no feedback problem whatsoever. It sort of gives me a 3rd channel. Now I do not crank the amps overdrive all the way up or the pedal all the way up when using both at the same time because this would create some noise and feedback. Just curious what exactly you meant by that? I assume you are talking about both overdrive and distortion pedals? Obviously the distortion pedal would not work well on the overdrive/distortion channel.
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#7
You have a lovely tube amp, which will handle the extra gain from a pedal no problem, TS has a solid state amp which can't.
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#8
^^ I'm assuming he's talking about his amp specifically.
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You have a lovely tube amp, which will handle the extra gain from a pedal no problem, TS has a solid state amp which can't.


Ok, that's what I thought but thanks.
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Digitech Hardwire Chromatic Tuner
Fender T-Bucket Acoustic
Digitech Bad Monkey