#1
Hey, chaazums here. I just thought I'd ask you guys some questions about overdrives. Previously, I received the BOSS SD-1 Super OD as a gift. All I can say is WOW. Wow, what a piece of junk that was! It sounded exactly like the crunch channel on my garbarge Line 6 (which is a bad thing ). I returned it as fast as I could. I am now staking out some other cheap overdrives, $50 or less. What are some good ones? They don't have to be name-brand or boutique, but I wouldn't mind. I was considering the Deltalab TD-1 and the Digitech Bad Monkey.


P.S. I will be upgrading my amp ASAP!
Gear:
Epiphone G400/L6 Spider III 15
Squier CV J-Bass/Acoustic B20
Misc. pedals

Currently saving for:
Acoustic B200

Funds:
$125/$350


Quote by m4l666
I play hard, like death metal hard

#2
OD's don't work right on SS amps.

The OD is not the problem, your spider is. I personally use the BM and love it
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#4
Oh.......*sniff*

Too bad amps cost so much more than pedals.
Gear:
Epiphone G400/L6 Spider III 15
Squier CV J-Bass/Acoustic B20
Misc. pedals

Currently saving for:
Acoustic B200

Funds:
$125/$350


Quote by m4l666
I play hard, like death metal hard

#5
Quote by Ghold125
Why do you want an overdrive pedal?


So I can play the blues with it. And use it as a boost for specific songs.
Gear:
Epiphone G400/L6 Spider III 15
Squier CV J-Bass/Acoustic B20
Misc. pedals

Currently saving for:
Acoustic B200

Funds:
$125/$350


Quote by m4l666
I play hard, like death metal hard

#6
Quote by chaazums
Oh.......*sniff*

Too bad amps cost so much more than pedals.

Nonsense.

Just save your money, your not going to get much of an improvement over the Spiders OD channel then a $50 od pedal.
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#7
Quote by chaazums
So I can play the blues with it. And use it as a boost for specific songs.



There's not much point in boosting a solid state amp. The point of using a boost is to overdrive the circuit more. It works well with tubes. Not with SS.
#8
Okay. Thanks everyone
Gear:
Epiphone G400/L6 Spider III 15
Squier CV J-Bass/Acoustic B20
Misc. pedals

Currently saving for:
Acoustic B200

Funds:
$125/$350


Quote by m4l666
I play hard, like death metal hard

#9
Aria OD-10 - it has the typical drive boost but also a separate clean boost - better for your blues than a distorted drive sound.

Quite cheap too, bout £45.
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