#1
Hello i'm looking for a good overdrive pedal for under $100. I have an Ibanez RG370DXGP3, Peavy Vypyr 30, Boss MT-2 Metal Zone, Boss BF-3 Flanger, and a Dunlop Crybaby wah.
Last edited by IbanezMan8 at Oct 11, 2009,
#2
Wait why do you need an overdrive if you have a Vypyr?
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#4
Hardwire Overdrive
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#5
Pedals into a modeling amp with built-in effects. Interesting. Vypyrs have a Tube Screamer effect, btw.
#6
Yeah, use the inboard modeling effect.

But if you're hellbent to get a pedal on top of it, well, Bad Monkey perhaps, or an SD-1.

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#8
i know it sounds weird putting effects into the vyper but the effects arent the greatest and the ods and distortions are bad for my taste and music style so i hope that cleared things up
#10
I don't know how the vypyr sounds boosted, but Bad Monkeys like Peavey Amps.

Try before you buy.
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Hardwire Overdrive


+1

The Digitech HardWire CM-2 Tube Overdrive is hands down the best OD for under $100.
#12
Bad Monkey. It's cheap, which is good as you're throwing away money by running stomp boxes into a modeling amp.
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#13
I wouldn't suggest the bad monkey as a standalone overdrive, its kinda weak imo. The danelectro cool cat drive is a nice overdrive though for cheap.
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#14
here is the honest truth: there will be NO IMPROVEMENT in your sound by running OD pedals through your vypyr.

save for a new amp. until then, just live with what your vypyr and try to make the best out of it.

as cliche as it sounds, that's your best route.
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Quote by IbanezMan8
1.i need to beable 2 turn it on and off 2. the overdrives arnt really great


They'd get worse with pedals. Too muddy 'n stuff.

Invest in a new amp. Blues Junior, etc.
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#16
Personally, I get much better tone with an SD-1 than with my Fender Super Champ's built-in effects. Much less muddy.

Boss SD-1

Plus yeah, being able to easily turn it on and off is necessary for some songs.
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Quote by IbanezMan8
1.i need to beable 2 turn it on and off 2. the overdrives arnt really great


um, the TS-9 model is pretty much spot on. I own both. Just get the 100 dollar sanpera if you want to turn them off or on. And the effects are fine btw.
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#18
I run the pedals in my signature through my Vypyr, but the tone isn't that great. Its not horrible, but not what I want. You're better off getting a sanpera pedal to control the effects or switch to a tube amp. I do like the Boss SD-1 overdrive. I think I paid less than $40 for it.
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#19
go out and getchu a nice shiny pedal.

just get a sanpera footswitch and make a few presets.
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