I've recently purchased a Boss ME-50 meaning that my old DS-1 is pretty much of no use now since it has one built in. I thought about selling it but its not worth much to make it worth my while.

I was thinking that maybe I should have a go at modding it instead (Maybe a Keeyley Mod). I'm not sure if it's really worth it. I'd like to have a distortion pedal on its own but don't see the point if its the same as the ME-50's.

I'm into a wide variety of stuff. Grunge (Nirvana), Classic Rock (Hendrix/Clapton, AC/DC), Alternative/Indie (The White Stripes, The Vines), Hard Rock (Guns N Roses) and a bit of metal (Metallica).

I don't really know a lot about electronics but I'm pretty tech savvy and willing to give it a try.

P.S. Don't give me recomendations for a new amp because I use a better amp to gig then in my sig. (It's a long story)
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The Keeley mods seem to be pretty popular. Search it up on the internet and you'll find the schematics for modifying it.

Good luck with the modding.

Originally Posted by evening_crow
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Definitely worth modding it. It'll improve the sound alot. At the end of the day, the ME50 is still digital, so once you've modded the DS-1, you've got a nice analog effect. The Keeley Mod is great, pretty beefy. I'm not expert with this though, but I understand it's quite easy to do and really improves the tone.
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well the keeley mod is a good idea,how about you trade in for a digitech metal master it's worth it




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