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BYOC Blue Overdrive Pedal w/Fat Mod New Blue Powder Coat Silkscreened Pre-Built


BYOC Blue Overdrive Pedal w/Fat Mod New Blue Powder Coat Silkscreened Pre-Built


The BOSS BD-2 is one of the most loved current production pedals. It offers a massive range of gain from a nearly perfect clean boost an almost full-on distortion. It is a FET based overdrive that offers a nice alternative to all the tube screamer and klon based clones. It is touted as being able to reproduce the tone of not just a tube amp, but an old tube amp. The BYOC Blue Overdrive provides all the tone of the original BD-2, but with all metal film resistors and capacitors and true bypass, it delivers it with less noise and zero tone suck when in bypass. The BD-2 is also one of the best circuits to modify. The BYOC Blue Overdrive is a lot easier to modify than a stock BOSS pedal.

The applied mod pack for the Blue Overdrive contains parts to perform one of the most common BD-2 mods, often referred to as the "fat mod". All the ceramic disc and aluminum electrolytic caps in the signal path are replaced with expensive silver mica and tantalum capacitors. This helps smooth out some of the harshness and fuzziness. Larger forward voltage 1N4002 diodes provide asymmetrical clipping. This creates more second order harmonics and also smooths out some of the fuzziness. The input capacitor value is increased to allow more of your guitars signal in. And one of the decoupling capacitors is placed on a toggle switch to allow you to switch between normal and "fat" mode.

This version is assembled and tested by hand in our shop from a brand new kit.

We are an authorized BYOC Dealer.

  • True bypass
  • Battery power or 9v adapter power
  • Controls for Level, Tone and Drive.
We warranty pre-builts for life for 5 years.

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