The missing stomp on my pedalboard….

paperman

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Hi guys,
thanks to your suggestions I’m currently playing with the following pedalboard:
OD TS808>Tremolo T-Rex Tremster>Delay MXR Carbon Copy>Loop TC Elec. Ditto.
In my Nano+ board I still have room for a pedal, and I’m thinking of adding a distortion/fuzz.
I play Just for (my) fun, most of the time with headphone, and I’m still learning Guitar (need a lot of practice!).
I like (and try to play 😬) classic rock, blues and rock-blues, my Tele is a Classic 50s.
What would you suggest and Why?
Thanks a lot,
Alberto

P.S. please, no digital, no chinese made
 
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I would go with something that has more gain but also works nicely even with lower gain settings - a RAT, Boss DS-1, maybe OCD.
These would also stack nicely with a TS808 and give you a bit more gain options.
 

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RAT, Boss DS-1, maybe OCD

The Rat and OCD provide many options (no experience with the DS-1). Others I like are the Keeley Fuzz-Bender (which can do about everything fuzz if one takes the time to work with the settings), and the Chicago Stompworks Black Fudge (very usable "vintage" effect). Happy Hunting!
 

'64 Tele

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Some type of boost pedal.
It gives you a slight amount of gain to a pushed amp.
Placed before an overdrive will give you additional gain with an overdrive.
This will give you three stages of gain on tap.
Boost
Overdrive
Boost+overdrive
I like my Xotic EP Booster with single coils especially.
Lots of other boost pedals to choose from.
My 2 cents
 

DannyBigShots

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Get a Rat 2 (or the mini version if space is an issue). Super versatile, can give you OD all the way to fuzz. I keep mine set at a nice sweet spot that gives me a higher gain rock tone on the bridge pickup and a nice smooth fuzz tone on the neck pickup.
 

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P.S. please, no digital, no chinese made

You do know that most all pedals use components that were made in China.

I recommend this "Made in Taiwan" pedal...

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paperman

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Curious that no one mentioned the “classic” Big Muff, Fuzz Face, MXR Distortion in one of their many variants…
 
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Killing Floor

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Durham Sex Drive. It’s a wonderful boost that you’ll leave on. The secret sauce is the selectable compression. It’s magic.
 

Maguchi

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Hi guys,
thanks to your suggestions I’m currently playing with the following pedalboard:
OD TS808>Tremolo T-Rex Tremster>Delay MXR Carbon Copy>Loop TC Elec. Ditto.
In my Nano+ board I still have room for a pedal, and I’m thinking of adding a distortion/fuzz.
I play Just for (my) fun, most of the time with headphone, and I’m still learning Guitar (need a lot of practice!).
I like (and try to play 😬) classic rock, blues and rock-blues, my Tele is a Classic 50s.
What would you suggest and Why?
Thanks a lot,
Alberto

P.S. please, no digital, no chinese made
Keeley has a lot of good sounding, well made pedals and I'm pretty sure their's are still made in the US.

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Blackmore Fan

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The MXR Prime Distortion is an amazing pedal. I intentionally typed that without adding "..for the price..." because its that good.
 




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