TS style

Discussion in 'The Effect effect' started by guitarface, May 25, 2020.

  1. DeMelo

    DeMelo Senior Stratmaster

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    Not sure about what you mean by “TS style”, if it means a weak overdrive that you use to push the tubes on an overdriven amp, I got the EHX Soul Food, which is basically a Klon Centaur clone, in my pedal chain.

    Lately, though, I’ve been into a minimalist vibe. I’m running a Fulltone Octafuzz into an already angry Blues Jr with a Crybaby on the side, and doing everything with that rig and lots of elbow grease.

    It sounds WAY better than lots of pedals and too much thought. I think you could try any decent overdrive into a smaller amp with tubes that you can drive early, it is a winner combination.

    P.S. you called me an idiot last time we chatted but still, take this seriously... lol
     
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  2. ajb1965

    ajb1965 Old Enough to Know Better Strat-Talk Supporter

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    EHX East River Drive. Not currently on the board
     
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  3. CigBurn

    CigBurn You should see the other guy. Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Given your criteria:

    I like using a clean boost pedal into a SD-1. The boost/SD1 really works for me, whether its through the HRD or direct into the DAW. Run that through a Joyo American Sound on the way to the DAW and you have some pretty versatile stuff.
     
  4. myredstrat

    myredstrat Strat-O-Master

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    lots of interesting answers here, but I was thinking a better question might have been what type of ts pedal, and what style of music do you mostly play.
    as an example, I am more blues or blues rock based, my choice would be very different from someone playing 80's hair metal, or surf or whatever. just a thought, I don't have too many of those
     
  5. Believer7713

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    I have a pedal that I made from two different pedals. One is a TS type, called a L'il Eagle, with a slightly different tone stack that humps the lower side of the hump a bit more. The second is a clean boost called a Big Daddy Amp Blaster. Both are from a small builder cslled SB Nichols. I housed them both into one enclisure then added a directional switch that will change the irder from boosting the drive or driving the boost.

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  6. Murphcaster

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    EQD Palisades. It's the TS style pedal for people who don't like TS style pedals ;)
     
  7. Uncle Fiesta

    Uncle Fiesta Senior Stratmaster

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    I have a Boss SD-2 Dual Overdrive I bought nearly 20 years ago, and still love it.
     
  8. Stormy Monday

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    I have a TS9 and an EHX East River Drive for when I want to have that style sound
     
  9. David Garner

    David Garner Senior Stratmaster

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    Fulldrive 2. For a LONG time.
     
  10. Soul31

    Soul31 Strat-Talker

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    Got an OCD a few months ago, just before the shutdown. Haven't really dug into it a bunch, but right now I prefer it to my TS which is now off my pedal board.
     
  11. David Garner

    David Garner Senior Stratmaster

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    I wouldn't consider the OCD a TS type though. To me that's just a preference for more transparent overdrives.

    Great pedal in its own right, though.
     
  12. mutato

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    I use a Digitech Hardwire CM-2. It's basically the same thing but with control over the bass and treble. Plus an extra boost/drive switch. Super durable. I owned an original 1983 TS9 and this feels the same but with more stuff. I sold my TS9 for $$$ and used it for other pedals! LOL DigiTech_CM-2_Top_original.jpg More features and used (they don't make them anymore I believe) for around $40-60?
     
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  13. guitarface

    guitarface Most Honored Senior Member

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    that whole hardwire series was pretty good but they stoooed making them.
     
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