Which distortion pedal is better for a solid state amp?
I'm choosing from these three pedals: Boss DS-1 Distortion Pedal, Boss DS-2 Turbo Distorion Pedal and DigiTech Hot Head Distortion Pedal. Please help me know which pedal would sound better on a solid state amp like my Stagg 40 GA R amp, and with my guitar Squier Stratocaster Standard Series. I'm after the sound of Nirvana, that grungy kind of distortion, and I know that the Boss pedal is recommendable for it but I want to know which of these pedals are better for a solid state amp. Because some people say that solid state amps doesn't handle pedals very well and only tube amps can handle it well, but also some reviews say that some distortion pedals work good on solid state amps.
Asked By: Elleinahtan - 4/20/2013
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Check out the MI Audio Crunch Box pedal. It's very much like a Marshall amp sound with a big mid-range and thick, tight low end. It does a great job replicating Marshall stack sounds through pretty much every amp, and since Nirvana used a lot of Marshall amps, you'd be getting very close to the sound you're after... More
Answered By: Andy - 4/24/2013
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Don't depend on other people to make a decision like this. Go into a music shop and try out all these pedals on a solid state amp. Then you can decide for yourself. It's your money, you have the right to try equipment out. If they won't let you, don't buy stuff from that shop. If you're a bit shy ask a friend who isn'... More
Answered By: tom7railway - 4/21/2013
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