Maxon OD808 vs VFE Dragon

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  1. ShiftPoint

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    Hey everyone,
    So recently I picked up a VFE Dragon Overdrive pedal that I've been using in place of my Maxon OD808 for hitting the front of my amp for boosted metal tones. Figured I'd share a quick video of toggling between both and let you all decide what you think sounds better. Unfortunately VFE is no longer around but this pedal is a beast! Pick one up if you can for sure, it's so flexible.
     
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    Sounds good, the Dragon sounds like it may be a bit more clear and cutting on the palm mutes.

    I picked up the Standout off reverb when it was on sale, really cool pedal. I wish I had also grabbed the Dragon.
     
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    The dragon definitely is tighter and has more clarity on the low end. I'm really impressed by how flexible the pedal is.
     
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    I just grabbed the last dragon on reverb. Can't wait to try it.
     
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    I got mine from him on reverb as well. Enjoy!
     
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    Very nice pedal board and setup! Digging the tone and choice of pedals. I am a die-hard Maxon OD808 user. Curious, what are the settings you are using on your VFE Dragon? I agree that it's a well-designed, and cool overdrive pedal.
    It's kind of hard to see the settings on the video due to the reflections off the knobs.
     
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    Sorry for the delay!!

    My settngs are gain around 9-10 oclock, hpf 2-3 oclock, lpf 10 oclock, switch middle, level max
     
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    Ive recently been searching for a standout. They just are not available anymore and no ones selling. PLEEEEASE let me know if you ever want to sell!
     
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