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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-02-2017, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
 
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Should I get a compressor/sustain pedal ?

Hey there. I am running 2 1X12 Orange cabs via my EVH 5150iii 50watt head. I currently have a Decimator Prorack G, and a MXR 10-band EQ in the loop. I play in a metal band and am wondering if a compressor pedal would be of much use for me ? Would it pick up the loss of tone from the Decimator ? Mind you the Decimator does a great job but theres a fine line with beautiful tone, feedback, and getting a choked tone. Just curious if a compressor might give me some of the tone back from the decimator.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-23-2017, 12:42 PM
 
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Re: Should I get a compressor/sustain pedal ?

I have an EVH 5150iii 2X12 combo and i've tried a compressor.

It's great to clean up the cleans, if you know what I mean.

But I personally can't stand it on the dirty channel.

I also run an MXR 10 band in the loop and a Line 6 M9 as solely a multi effects unit (mainly delay and reverb).
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Re: Should I get a compressor/sustain pedal ?

Best explanation of what a compressor does I've seen so far.

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