Tell me about your low gain overdrive pedals

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  1. nrand

    nrand Friend of Leo's

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    There will be lots of solutions to your itch.
    I use a Mad Professor Royal Blue Overdrive on my small board. I can take the gain right down to zero and it works as clean boost for my acoustic guitars. Then I can dial in as much I need for my Epiphone Zephyr. Great for classic rock etc.
     
  2. smoothrecluse

    smoothrecluse Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    The TC Electronics Spark might be worth a look. A lot of people swear by the Spark Mini, but I have the regular-sized one with four knobs and a gain switch. They’re pretty affordable, too. I got mine earlier this year when Sweetwater had them on sale for fifty bucks.
     
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    A low gain Over Drive. Well I use a TC Tube Pilot and before I switched out the tube and adjusted the power bias lower it was a monster for gain. But once I changed to a lower gain Mullard 12 AU 7 and set the Bias lower I can get very low gain or high gain and it will depend on my pick attack how it responds.
     
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    I think there are lots of good choices for low/medium gain on the market.

    My favorite is the Bearfoot FX Model G. Super dynamic and touch-sensitive. Cleans up beautifully too. Just sounds and feels very natural and amp-like (pardon the cliche).

     
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    Right sorry!!! The fault! Great pedal.
     
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