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How to turn a metal zone into a Tubescreamer

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How to turn a metal zone into a Tubescreamer

A new Metal Zone mod to change it into an overdrive

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A few easy Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Mods

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A few easy Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Mods

The Boss SD-1 is a very good sounding overdrive, economically priced and is one of the most famous tubescreamer type circuits available. Many boutique pedal builders have used this type of circuitry to 'design' their own pedals complete with new fancy paint job and the assumption that their version is better. While it does perform exceptionally well on it's own, we can do different changes to make it better, even making it into something that would rival some of the best boutique overdrive pedals available. First, let's talk about what makes the circuit 'tick', and what the signal is doing...

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