#1
Basically, I like to think you can get an amp with x amount have x+y gain if you get my drift.

Basically, I just cranked my TT, full gain full volume and it with a high output passive bridge pickup it sounds...surprisingly "brutal". So my question is, what is a modestly priced boost pedal that would bring it (in layman terms) from "brutal" to "t3h bR00t4lz".

I'm assuming I'm going to be bombarded with OCDs and TS808s/9s but those are a bit pricey. And no distortion pedals please...

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#2
Digitech Bad Monkey.
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#3
im not going to suggest an ocd. I would recommend a maxon though. what you want is like a rangemaster type boost, or a zvex sho, both of which are very pricey.

To do this on a budget, pm ECisthebest and get him to build you a boost. its really the cheapest way.

and i know, i keep recommending ECisthebest to people but seriously all these boutique guys overcharge when you could get someone like EC to build it for you cheap
#4
well I never tried one but if you want cheaper then maybe a Digitech bad monkey
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#5
I would get EC's pedal but I'm not in the U.S so that could bring the price up.

I'll give the bad monkey a go. Is it usually seen as being a decent pedal?

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#6
ah good point. yeah, you just need a nice little boost pedal. bad monkey is a good start. plus, its nice and cheap
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TT + Tubescreamer = t3h bR00t4lz


The TT can do more than that on its own...just crank the gain.

I'll give the Bad monkey a go though. Thanks!

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#10
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The TT can do more than that on its own...just crank the gain.

I'll give the Bad monkey a go though. Thanks!


I just used that as an example.

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#11
Yeah I know, didn't mean to sound aggravated or w/e

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im not going to suggest an ocd. I would recommend a maxon though. what you want is like a rangemaster type boost, or a zvex sho, both of which are very pricey.

To do this on a budget, pm ECisthebest and get him to build you a boost. its really the cheapest way.

and i know, i keep recommending ECisthebest to people but seriously all these boutique guys overcharge when you could get someone like EC to build it for you cheap

i can't sell mosfet boosts for more than what the parts and shipping costs. its just jack orman's rules for his pedals. so if i was to build it for someone, i need to be in such a mood for it.
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#13
If you can get your hands on an MXR Boost (whether it be the custom shop boost or micro amp), I'd go with one of those. I used to use it as a gain booster for a heavy sound, but now I just use my OCD
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If you can get your hands on an MXR Boost (whether it be the custom shop boost or micro amp), I'd go with one of those. I used to use it as a gain booster for a heavy sound, but now I just use my OCD


Could you make me some sound-clips?

I mean ideally I'd be looking at a good chug chug sound but I hav a feeling that's a bit optimistic..

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Could you make me some sound-clips?

I mean ideally I'd be looking at a good chug chug sound but I hav a feeling that's a bit optimistic..

You can get some chug chug sounds. I pretty much used Rob Chapman's settings in his Tiny Terror metal video, and threw on a boost.

Check his video out if you haven't seen it. He uses the custom shop boost for it.
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#17
Yeah seen that one but I'd rather be able to get heavier than that..

I'm aiming for something along the lines of: http://www.myspace.com/theeyesofatraitor.

Maybe I should just get a metal muff (yes I realise it's a distortion pedal..)

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#18
I had a metal muff for a bit and it was noisy as hell, so you might be better off looking into the Box of Metal because it's got a noise gate built into it.
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#19
Yeah but that thing is expensive and doesn't raelly get the sounds I want according to the sound clips...oh well nevermind. I'll just save up for a boost and settle with that, I was getting one anyways.

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#20
Boss SD-1 is pretty cheap and a decent pedal for boosting. But not sure about the feedback you'll get at high volume levels.
#21
Ok, I was recommended the MXR MC401 but it says it's a clean boost which isn't really what I need...unless it increases the gain if I have the gain all the way up?

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#22
clean boost IS what you need. it adds more potential to your gain knob.
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