#1
Does any one have any suggestions for making a head less responsive when cranked? I play an Egnater Renegade with the gain at around 1 o'clock, and the channel volume usually pretty high before I factor in the Master volume. I tend to hit the strings pretty hard naturally and prefer a feel that is a lot tighter than what I'm getting. Is there a pedal or a compressor maybe that can help me out?

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#2
An overdrive like a Tubescreamer would likely tighten it up (that's quite possibly their most common use). A compressor could help as well...

Have you eliminated the possibility of tweaking the settings to get the desired effect?
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Play cleaner, go work on your technique

get a TS pedal like was suggested
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I'm not incredibly familiar with your amp, so I can't make any comments on what might help it specifically. It might be just the voice from the combination of your hands+guitar+amp.
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The higher the volume, the more responsive an amp is to picking dynamics. Use a lighter touch? A compressor, in theory, would help out, though.
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use the tone knob man
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Definitely get an OD first though. The Bad Monkey is great to have in general given it's price.
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I used to own a Renegade, and I can attest to the fact that a TS really tightens that sucker up. What I think is happening is that you are just coming down way too hard on the strings. You might want to try and play with the pickup height and maybe use a lighter pick, or take some of the other suggestions here. Trial and error my friend.
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#12
There is such a thing as tight attack and responsiveness, isn't there? An abundance of both attributes can make some amps a nightmare for some players to play on. Tubescreamer is an easy fix.
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I used to own a Renegade, and I can attest to the fact that a TS really tightens that sucker up. What I think is happening is that you are just coming down way too hard on the strings. You might want to try and play with the pickup height and maybe use a lighter pick, or take some of the other suggestions here. Trial and error my friend.



+1 i had one too. for some reason that is one of maybe three or four amps an OCD really worked well as an OD (which is rather uncommon.

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