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Is there a better alternative for the Boss ODB-3?

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Post  MetalJacob Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:18 pm

I think a few of you have this pedal. I've been getting mixed reviews about it. Many people seem to be saying the same thing that the distortion doesn't give a low bass tone and sounds like a guitar when played with full distortion.
Is this true?

Is there a better overdrive pedal?
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Post  Some freaky guy Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:54 pm

I find this to be THE KING of bass distortion since it has a two band EQ that allows you to boost bass while keeping normal treble, regaining the lost low end and potentially adding more than your clean sound has. Once you fiddle with the settings it is an absolutely great little box with a metric fuckton of uses, from light overdrive ala Motorpsycho (You Lied from Roadworks is a great example) to heavier, more metally stuff and some Muse-like sounds. My favourite pedal so far.
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Post  MetalJacob Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:48 am

Thank you! Smile I decided to buy it today. I love it.
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Post  MetalJacob Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:23 am

This pedal is pretty durable, right? I've totally been messing around with a lot and sometimes turning it on and off every other beat. I don't want to break it.
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Post  Some freaky guy Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:55 pm

It has taken temperatures down to -20 Celsius and quite a lot of beating, no problems yet.
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Post  mts Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:11 pm

Dont know this one so hard to say but i like my muff.

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And on my main band our bassist uses this muff and it sound good too.

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But again like on other things it comes to down to what you prefer ofc. Very Happy
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Post  Some freaky guy Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:38 am

I'm currently building my own Green Russian Big Muff, so I'll be able to compare it to the ODB-3 once I find a place that has 0.0039uF capacitors and get the wiring done.
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