#1
i really have outdone myself in terms of ignorance this time...

basicly i have a problem, since i got my boss bd2 to replace my hot rod deluxe's awful drive channel its seemed to leech power off my big muff

what i do is use the bd2 as a general overdrive and use the big muff to give me a volume boost as well as extra sustain and oomph in my solos, but whatever way round i put them it seems to not give any boost at all and become quieter when i turn the muff on, i can put the volume on the big muff up to full but if the blues driver is on it just wont go louder, then il turn the bd2 off and il get the deafening sound of a big muff turned up all the way on a tube amp!

it may be because im just ordering them wrong combined with ma digitech whammy

im currently using

guitar
muff
bd2
whammy
amp

am i doin it wrong?

should i use the effects loop maybe?
#2
I've never used two distortion pedals in the same circuit, but I always thought a whammy pedal should be nearer your guitar, so guitar-whammy-distortion-amp, and if you have delay, either put it right next to amp or right next to guitar, never inbetween.

As for why it's cancelling out, have you tried using your BD2 as the booster rather than your big muff?
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#3
if you want to use the muff as a boost, it needs to come after the bd2, otherwise the signal is boosted and the level control on the bd2 just brings it back down again
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#4
yea that works fine but i want the bd2 as my general distortion as the big muff makes a perfect solo tone for me, but is too harsh for my general distortion.


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Quote by Baarmy_Sheep
if you want to use the muff as a boost, it needs to come after the bd2, otherwise the signal is boosted and the level control on the bd2 just brings it back down again



cool im pretty sure ive tried that but il give it another go when my dad gets back from the store with some more batteries

cheers
#5
Unless I have understood this wrong...
if you want to boost the signal, it would have to be:#
Guitar >> Whammy >> Boss BD-2 >> Muff >> Amp
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