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Cosmin Lupu
post May 9 2013, 07:16 AM
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Thanks to Todd, I thought that this little video would shed some light on some practical aspects of using a boost pedal. Check it out:



And here, an article which deals with comparing overdrive/boost pedals: http://www.bestcovery.com/best-guitar-drive-pedal. Some of them seem pretty pricey but it's always a good idea to read about what's out there smile.gif

Hope this helps!

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Todd Simpson
post May 10 2013, 08:36 PM
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Great vid!!! Puts the practical application of boosting in perfect context. Also, the link to the vids about building your own pedals is great!! You freaking RAWWWWWKKKKK!!!!!!

P.S. Is there a way to buy PCB pre done and other bits ready to go so the less engineery folks (like me) can put one together from a kit while still making decisions that impact that function/tone?

P.P.S Your pedals sound GREAT can I buy them somewhere on the web? And do you take requests? I'd like a Misha Mansoor style boost pedal (see link below) with a "BLEND" knob that lets you blend in boosted clean, before it hits the drive circuit. Make sense?

http://protonepedals.com/misha-mansoor-signature-overdrive/

You could call it the COSMIC (Cosmins overdrive split, mix in clean) Also a word play on your name and the word COSMIC since the tone would be out of this world smile.gif

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Thanks to Todd, I thought that this little video would shed some light on some practical aspects of using a boost pedal. Check it out:



And here, an article which deals with comparing overdrive/boost pedals: http://www.bestcovery.com/best-guitar-drive-pedal. Some of them seem pretty pricey but it's always a good idea to read about what's out there smile.gif

Hope this helps!

Cosmin


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Gabriel Leopardi
post May 11 2013, 04:45 AM
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This video is very interesting. It's amazing how much you can learn just surfing youtube. In my case I use the "solo" of my Mesa Boogie amp when I want to increase the volume and an overdrive pedal when I want to get more gain and sustain.


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post May 11 2013, 07:04 AM
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Todd thought I was that dude in the video biggrin.gif How cool is that? biggrin.gif


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post May 12 2013, 12:54 AM
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Thats what made me ask you about custom building a pedal for Me and everybody else who would probably want one!! A nice Tube Screamer type Overdrive with a Blend knob would BOSS!!!!!!

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Todd thought I was that dude in the video biggrin.gif How cool is that? biggrin.gif



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post May 12 2013, 02:24 AM
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QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ May 11 2013, 04:54 PM) *
Thats what made me ask you about custom building a pedal for Me and everybody else who would probably want one!! A nice Tube Screamer type Overdrive with a Blend knob would BOSS!!!!!!



Voodoo Labs 'sparkle Drive' and 'Sparkle Drive MOD'
http://www.voodoolab.com/sparkledrive_mod.htm


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post May 12 2013, 06:40 PM
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QUOTE (klasaine @ May 12 2013, 01:24 AM) *
Voodoo Labs 'sparkle Drive' and 'Sparkle Drive MOD'
http://www.voodoolab.com/sparkledrive_mod.htm


Hehe, glad to see Ken has the answer. I was scared I could be disappointing you guys for not being able to build such stuff biggrin.gif


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