But do they play at apartment levels?
Official Guitar, Amp, Pedals, and Gear Thread - Page 158
The Timmy is probably my favorite overdrive I've played. I've used it on maybe 20-30 different amps and have yet to find an amp I didn't like it on. When I go on any kind of tour where I need a small scaled down pedal board, the Timmy is the FIRST pedal that goes on there. If you want to know what it sounds like, it's literally just your amp + more.
I do like the KOT but myself and a lot of others will tell you that they only use one side. It's a lot like the Tim pedal. The KOT already has so much drive available with just one side that you don't need the extra side hardly ever. I used a Prince of Tone for a while recently and I found I was very happy with it.
I can only speak from personal experience. Here's what I run now when I gig:
Small gigs: 1st stage: Timmy set for moderate gain. 2nd and 3rd stage: Zvex Super Duper 2in1 set for a very slight boost on each side.
Big gigs/tours: 1st Stage: ZVex 2in1 set very low. 2nd stage: Timmy set about 1/3 of the way. 3rd stage: JHS Morning Glory. I also have a JHS 808 for something different. (This setup is total overkill and mostly a headache.)
This was my board before I got a Timmy. Scaled down a lot now.
And when I say loud as shit I mean I took it to a 300 person gig and could only get it up to 5 on the dial, unmiced.
i should elaborate. I mean I would kindly suggest to my father that I'd like one, but he should hang on to it at the studio. this way he buys it, loves it, then i can crank it on my bi-annual trip up there.
Happy New Year everyone! Thanks for the feedback *Whhhhrrrrr* on compressors. I guess I'm not a compressor pedal person after all, and I get enough of that from my fuzz.
Are you talking about the 'Master' on those, and for the 15 watt or bigger? I've got the 15 watt head, sounds alright but nothing fantastic, though it can get plenty loud even through a 8" speaker. While talking tubes, on another forum I've been reading about Tweaker users putting old Soviet 6P3S? 70's tubes and getting good results, might give that a go.