Tubescreamers

Discussion in 'The Effect effect' started by OttoG, Feb 22, 2021.

  1. OttoG

    OttoG Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    How often do the TS9 or the 808 footswitches get busted? I dont have a heavy foot, and most of the time I guess it would be on.
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather Silver Member

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    Mine? Never.
     
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    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    Same here never.
     
  4. OttoG

    OttoG Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    Which one do you guys own/prefer? Ive only ran the TS9 (dont own one), but the 808 is getting my attention.
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather Silver Member

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    and I am by no measure petite.
     
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    abnormaltoy Mouth draggin' knuckle breather Silver Member

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    I have both, I favor the TS9 the tone is just a bit...(I hate describing tone) punchier.
     
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    Antstrat Most Honored Senior Member

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    Maxon 808

    TS9 modded by analogman.
     
  8. StummerJoe

    StummerJoe Senior Stratmaster

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    You wearing cement shoes or what?!? Those are very rugged pedals. I have no preference for either...
    cementshoes.jpg
     
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  9. OttoG

    OttoG Strat-O-Master Silver Member

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    HAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHA Those shoes are more suitable for driving ;)
     
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    systolsys Strat-O-Master

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    Get a JHS Bonsai and never stress about having the right Tubescreamer again.
     
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    T-Rey Strat-Talker Silver Member

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    Have you considered a Demon? They're cheap and they have a switch to change from ts9 to 808. All in one unit. I really like mine.
     
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    scooteraz Senior Stratmaster

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    Beat me to it...
     
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    cranky Strat-Talker

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    The only screamer I've ever had is an 808. I chose it over the ts9 because I thought it had a warmth that the ts9 couldn't achieve, whereas the ts9 has a bite and crunch that the 808 can achieve. Plus, the DS-1 and Big Muff immediately follow, they can pick up any slack. I really like the setup.

    The 808's button doesn't strike me as breakable. But the led is almost impossible to see.
     
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    CigBurn Total Hack

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    TS9, not gentle with it at all and never had a problem.
     
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    SalvorHardin Strat-Talker

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    TS9 reissue from Taiwan; broken switch. AnalogMan TS9/808 still going.