Is there an OD pedal that can go from transparent to mid-hump

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  1. don

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    I'm wondering is there is a really versatile OD pedal that would work with all my teles - a Road Worn, A Cabronita and an Esquire with a little '59 humbucker in it? I'm trying to have a 1 pedal board that will work with whichever guitar I decide to play with. My Way Huge Pork Loin is really great with the Road Worn and Cabronita but leaves the Esquire needing some mid hump. I play thru a Princeton Reverb RI. Any suggestions?
     
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    Put an eq pedal after the Loin. Bump the mids/adjust around them to taste. Kick it on for the esquire.
     
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    I did think about that as a solution - still 1 pedal would be better if possible
     
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    That's basically what the Curve control does on your Pork Loin.

    Their Green Rhino also has a low mid and a higher mid knob to tune each of those frequency ranges.
     
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    I've heard the green rhino is noisy - the pork loin is dead quiet
     
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    I don't know. But why not just use the controls on the pedal you have then? That's what the Curve is for. To tune the mid prominence and frequencies to your rig.
     
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    I have tried that but there is not that much variance in the mid tone using the curve knob. I have played thru a green rhino and it was awesome but noisy. online it looks like about half the folks complain of the noise for there green rhino so reluctant to buy one
     
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    I have one of these on my board, and it covers just about everything. Four easily accessed presets, or you can use MIDI to bump that up to over 100.

     
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    If you’re comfortable with modding, you could try adding a framus mid control to a mid heavy OD.
     
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    I'm probably not a modder and the hybrid pedal looks cool but way to many options for me - I'm just a simple guy :>) Was thinking more along the lines of the new MXR Timmy or something with a mid knob or a mid sweep - might be wishful thinking!
     
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    I would guess that any TS style pedal could give you better mids. Also a tweed fender styled amp could help with that sound.
     
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    Mojo Hand Rook. Has a mini toggle switch for an open sounding circuit that can be pretty transparent, and a TS circuit (and a distortion circuit which is also nice).

    Or if you want to easily switch between, you can get the Mojo Hand Odessa which is a Bluesbreaker circuit on one side which can be pretty transparent, and the Rook on the other which you could set to the TS mid hump thing.
     
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    Fulltone OCD has the HP/LP switch that clips harder and adds mids at HP.
     
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    ZenDrive can
     
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    I also recommemd the Green Rhino. It's my favorite-sounding overdrive, and possibly the best pedal I've ever tried. I've never had any noise issues. Get the MKIV model, which allows you to choose between a "Classic" setting of the Green Rhino, or being able to adjust mids and bass parameters.
     
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    I always like to recommend the DOD looking glass. Very unique and versatile overdrive. It has a filter(I think that’s what they call it) pre-circuit that effects the low end coming in, then there’s the bass/treble controls which are interactive, but when dialed out essentially remove the EQ from the pedal. It’s a really cool pedal, but pricier than some, even on the used market.
     
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    My Bad Monkey does a good job with that. They don't make them anymore, but you can find one on ebay. They had a both bass and treble controls. If you turn them up, it's less middy. Turn them down a little and you get a mid boost like any TS.
     
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    Isn't a TS king of the mid hump?
    Makes a pretty good boost if you turn the Drive down
     
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