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fade2black99gp
10-12-2005, 01:41 PM
i need help picking out a distortion pedal. I have a Fendere 212rFM amp and i play and epiphone les paul. I like to play a lot of new types of music like Senses fail and hawthrone heights. I had someone recommend a English Muffin distortion pedal. I was curious to see if any one has any other input on what i should get. thanx

guitar321
10-12-2005, 01:51 PM
Boss MT-2 Metal Zone

Bloodlust
10-12-2005, 02:11 PM
digitech grunge

#1!
10-12-2005, 02:17 PM
if you don't have a lot of money the boss ds-1 or ds-2 is good.

Triangle
10-12-2005, 02:25 PM
Boss DS-1. Classic.

Adam-J
10-12-2005, 02:36 PM
Boss OD-20 for all your distortion needs

Doog
10-12-2005, 02:45 PM
I had someone recommend a English Muffin distortion pedal.

:confused:

Big Muff Pi, maybe?

mt_spiffy
10-12-2005, 02:48 PM
I actually dislike the DS-1. Sounds too harsh and thin. But then again, I have yet to find a distortion pedal I really liked . . . I mainly play clean anyways.

I was planning to start a thread on this, and still may, but since it fits into this one . . . what does everyone thing about the Danelecto FAB Distortion? The plastic one that sells for $15.

I recently was going a gig where the amp provided didnt have a lead channel . . . and so I picked one of these up in a hurry, thinking it would get me through the gig with very little money wasted . . . and I was pleasantly surprised. I actually like it better than the DS-1. I wouldnt pit it against $100 pedals, but it seems like a steal at $15. Anyone else tried it?

Tommi Hendrix
10-12-2005, 03:08 PM
i need help picking out a distortion pedal. I have a Fendere 212rFM amp and i play and epiphone les paul. I like to play a lot of new types of music like Senses fail and hawthrone heights. I had someone recommend a English Muffin distortion pedal. I was curious to see if any one has any other input on what i should get. thanx
Mmmmmmh....

I love english muffins...

randyrhoads
10-12-2005, 03:21 PM
get a MXR M-104 Distiortion+

Giden
10-12-2005, 03:22 PM
Damage Control - Demonizer

or

Mesa V-Twin

*drools*

JTFC
10-12-2005, 03:31 PM
Radial Tonebone Hot British or Classic.

The Hot British has godly metal tones.

onamazingjourney23
10-12-2005, 08:30 PM
Damage Control - Demonizer

or

Mesa V-Twin

*drools*


those pedals are 300 + usd
who has that much to spend on a distortion pedal

MAthiAS
10-12-2005, 08:35 PM
Zakk Wylde OD.

AA-12
10-12-2005, 08:36 PM
Zakk Wylde OD.
Those don't distort much at all, they just thicken tone/boost.

Ramones Rock097
10-12-2005, 08:39 PM
Boss Mt-2

MAthiAS
10-12-2005, 09:43 PM
Those don't distort much at all, they just thicken tone/boost.
Throw it on top of the OD channel on the amp then.

Or just get an OD-20.

wammy_bar
10-12-2005, 10:41 PM
I have yet to find a distortion pedal I really liked

123 i gave up trying and just started saving for a b-52 at-100 head, it costs 1000 dollars, im like 998 dollars away... :upset:

James_666
10-12-2005, 11:28 PM
:confused:

Big Muff Pi, maybe?

no its called an english muffin, to me it sounds like a cross between the hot british and a muff. pretty cool.

James_666
10-12-2005, 11:31 PM
For that type of distortion a DS won't cut it, I'd say go for the digi uber metal or mt-2 unless you want something really nice then go with a demonizer or v twin

SuddenDemise
10-13-2005, 12:08 AM
digitech grunge
yea, probably not...lol

I would get a Line6 Uber Metal Pedal...They kick *** IMO, and they have a built in Noise Gate so thats even better.....Either that or the Boss MetalZone....

ricardo
10-13-2005, 12:21 AM
^ what he said :thumb:

stuey
10-13-2005, 12:25 AM
the english muff'n is the preamp of a marshall plexi with an added gain stage. well it basically is. i myself have an electro harmonix lpb 2ube, and while its not actually for distortion, i use it for that, and it gets my my vintage led zeppelin sound.

desecritter
10-13-2005, 12:57 AM
any boss pedal ! :)

puppetmaster33
10-13-2005, 01:59 AM
Behringer OD100

Jackson_Guitarist
10-13-2005, 02:05 AM
Boss Md-2

James_666
10-14-2005, 12:29 AM
Boss Md-2
:lol:

Jackson_Guitarist
10-14-2005, 12:38 AM
:lol:

Why do you laugh?

fade2black99gp
10-26-2005, 06:46 PM
some of you suggested the MT-2 by boss. ive already got that pedal and its too much distortion. i need something a little less then that. im trying to get the sound of a tube rectifier with out actually buying one. im in college and im trying to start this badn so i have no money what so ever.

James_666
10-26-2005, 07:49 PM
Why do you laugh?

I've owned one of those and it is the muddiest thing I've ever played, you can hardly even tell the different notes apart, and 0 versatility. The only time I'd use one would be for Death Metal or something, definitely not SF or HH.

If you want an inexpensive pedal I'd get an OS-2, very versatile, good sound. I still use it on occasion and I have an El Diablo and a Hot British. The OS-2 a great pedal if you're on a budget.

If you want a top of the line pedal I'd check out something with a pre amp tube in it. You can definitely hear the difference. There's my 2 cents.

The_Mop
10-26-2005, 07:59 PM
Line 6 Uber Metal!