Price paid: $ 136.8
Purchased from: Musicians Alley
Sound — 10
At the moment I'm using quite a medi-ocre system. I'm using a dodgy Squier SP-10 amp with the Bullet Squier, which I absolutely love. When I first bought the amp and guitar the Overdrive on the amp was extremely dodgy, yet the clean gave me a crystal clear sound depending on the setting on the guitar. When I got this distortion pedal the amp came alive, it sounds like a Marshall stack, no kidding here. The High and lows and even the mids came out beautifully.
Overall Impression — 10
I play anything from Classic Rock to heavy metal, such as Metallica, Deep Purple, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and I play some Pink Floyd. This pedal suits them fine. I've been playing guitar for a good 6-7 years. Depending on your skills with this EQ you can get any kind of distortion you want. This is a fantastic pedal, I would recommend this to any serious guitar player. This pedal is absolute class.
Reliability & Durability — 10
For sure this is reliable. It's made of Solid Metal and it is extraordinarily well built at that! The knobs are solid, and with Pedals, what can go wrong?? I would gig with this any day, and I will. I don't think anyone would need a backup with this Pedal ever, it's a solid piece of work.
Ease of Use — 10
This is a fantastic distortion pedal! Once you've had this for 2 hours you would already have got the hang of it. The 3-band EQ is great because you can get rid of those rubbish 'mids' and crank the bass and treble right up there to give you that real heavy metal sound. I think that the inclusion on the 'mid' and 'mid freq' makes this the ultimate pedal because of it's versatility. The manual gives you some great presets for it and the "heavy metal" and "fuzz" are my favourites.