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Some Folk Jump On Little Orange Boxes For A Living

Advantages: Makes Guitars Sound Better
Disadvantages: ????????????????????????

Acoustic guitars sound rubbish which is why Electric guitars were invented, then someone realised that Electric Guitars sounded rubbish on their own so amplifiers were invented. Electric Guitars still sounded rubbish, and then someone invented electricity ...

Champ666 07.03.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Boss Distortion DS-1

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Little Orange Box

Advantages: Indestructible
Disadvantages: Not much of a range of tones

...The DS-1 is probably the simplest Boss distortion unit. I bought it because it was the cheapest distortion unit around (I paid Ģ40 for it), and later found out that it is the same model that Kurt Cobain used on Nevermind - bonus! The DS-1 has three contr ...

godspeed 20.04.2001 · Read full review
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the colour of rock is orange

Advantages: solid construction, good price, easy to use, great sound
Disadvantages: those after a little more control over thier sound might want something else

i brought this as my introduction into floor peddles, but it would be wrong to look at it like that, i now see it as more of a life time investment. built so solidly that it will take all your bedroom rocking, stage abuse and other nasties that seem to af ...

battery 21.04.2007 · Read full review
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Dull and lifeless

Advantages: Sustain
Disadvantages: Tone

...I picked up used on eBay some time ago on a spontaneous last minute bid. I wish I hadn't bothered. It has spent most of it's time gathering dust since. I was expecting at least a half decent pedal but not the case. My experience with Boss has u ...

KrisUK07 21.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Boss Compression Sustainer CS-3

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The Boss MD-2

Advantages: Good quality pedal with great sounds
Disadvantages: Quite expensive

I bought this pedal in Japan for £75 - I believe it's cheaper than that here. It came in a small box containing the instruction manuals, a warrenty and also a 9v battery. The unit can be powered either by a 9v battery (hence why it's supplied - ...

Darkhodge 17.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Boss MD-2 (Mega Distortion)

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