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    Quote Originally Posted by Gizmotron View Post
    Ha ha...I am much more "familiar" with STRYMON, WREN AND CUFF, and PIGTRONIX.

    I'd have to get awfully bored to bring that Daddy-O back into the rotation. But I do appreciate the encouragement.
    Yeah, if you already have great pedals I guess it's hard to get excited about a not-so-great one, lol!
    Just sitting at home rocking back and forth and jealously caressing my invisible collection of theoretical assets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plasmatopia View Post
    You can pick up used (and modded) Daddy-O's very reasonably on Reverb.
    No need - in the UK, I have both the hi-gain channels on my Blackstar amp, plus a Blackstar LT Dual drive pedal, while in China I have a Blackstar HT-Metal tube distortion unit (hmmm, I'm sensing a theme developing here!). All of them are better than the Guv'nor, to be honest, and the last thing I need is yet more pedals!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kid_runningfox View Post
    No need - in the UK, I have both the hi-gain channels on my Blackstar amp, plus a Blackstar LT Dual drive pedal, while in China I have a Blackstar HT-Metal tube distortion unit (hmmm, I'm sensing a theme developing here!). All of them are better than the Guv'nor, to be honest, and the last thing I need is yet more pedals!
    I hear you. The only reason would have been for nostalgia. For me this all started due to my desire to get rid of anything I don't use or need. If I didn't have the modded Daddy-O I probably would have eventually wanted to add some sort of dirt pedal to my board. Honestly, my Mini Rectifier gives me all the gain I need (and way more) although since I don't play guitar live these days I don't need multiple levels of gain ready at the press of a button.
    Just sitting at home rocking back and forth and jealously caressing my invisible collection of theoretical assets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Plasmatopia View Post
    I hear you. The only reason would have been for nostalgia. For me this all started due to my desire to get rid of anything I don't use or need. If I didn't have the modded Daddy-O I probably would have eventually wanted to add some sort of dirt pedal to my board. Honestly, my Mini Rectifier gives me all the gain I need (and way more) although since I don't play guitar live these days I don't need multiple levels of gain ready at the press of a button.
    Yes, there is absolutely a special treat to be had by taking something ordinary and turning it into a good tool with a bit of thought and modification, especially when it neatly fills your needs like in your case.

    When gear stops being useful I try to move my stuff along free of charge to a needy person...perhaps I should do that with the Daddy-O.
    Last edited by Gizmotron; 1 Week Ago at 04:30 PM.

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