#1
So, my friend gave me a Boss CS-3, and I'm not sure what to use it for. I know what compression is, but I don't know if it would be applicable for my style. So, is compression a useful effect with lots of distortion? Or would I be better off selling this for other gear?
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#2
It could be used to sustain a note but will most likley increase any noise your amp puts out on a distortion channel.

I would tend to sell it and get something with the money if I was in your position.
#4
1. Sell it
2. Get money to me
3. ???
4. Profit

But, seriously, get a noise supressor if you don't have one, it'll make your sound much better
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#5
^ I use a SS amp, I gotta work to get feedback when I want it.
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#6
Oh...then sell it and save up for a tube amp.
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cuz ppl hate how power metal they are cuz they think its "gay" or w.e, which is immature and dirogitory
#7
^ Nevarrr. I'm quite fond of my VS. Transistors sound more gr1m.
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#8
if you can set it correctly ive been told it can act as a limited noisegate, but generally if you want to even out your signal a lil bit it will work for anything
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get a cheap marshall... my MG15DFX has a button that simulates the sound of one of the expensive tube marshall amps.
#9
Get someone who knows to show you how to use it. If you screw up compression it sounds crap.
#10
Oh you like teh gr1m and frostb1tt3n riffs...then fine then, do what the others say...I obviously can't do much help, now
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Quote by eggsandham2
cuz ppl hate how power metal they are cuz they think its "gay" or w.e, which is immature and dirogitory