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Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:30 am
by FourFingerWarrior
Looking for a little light on the description of a transparent or an overdrive that that doesn't change your natural tone.

Is the Earth Drive and the Klon in the same category or is there much of a difference? Does anyone here own a Klon or a Klon clone?

I own the Earth Drive and I love it but I'm looking into an Archer and was wondering the differences. I'd like to hear your guys's input. :cool:
Thanks,
Fourfinger Warrior

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:41 am
by Blacklodgebob
im really digging this noisekick fx double pedal - klon on the first side, analogman king of tone hi gain on the other - very jerry when fed into a jerry rig

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:52 am
by FourFingerWarrior
Found this looking up noisekick fx

noiseKICK FX Terrapin Chorus/Vibe 2017 https://applink.reverb.com/item/2098230 ... -vibe-2017

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:41 pm
by Searing75
I have both. The Klon adds a bunch of upper mids, where the Earth Drive does not. Both have great overdrive. So, if you want more color to your tone in the upper mids, then use a Klon. If you want just awesome overdrive with not much coloration of your tone, then use an Earth Drive.

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:15 pm
by chipperj
The "Timmy" pedal is pretty transparent. I used to love it, but it's all over now.
(I bought an EarthDrive. Actually, I bought 2 of them. And a Solar Flare)

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Sun Jan 21, 2018 2:58 pm
by rugger
Nels Cline says his Earth Drive does the "Klon thing." I have to agree. I've A/B'd them with a friend and we got them sounding virtually indistinguishable.

John in San Diego

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:40 pm
by Staemius
Blacklodgebob wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:41 am
im really digging this noisekick fx double pedal - klon on the first side, analogman king of tone hi gain on the other - very jerry when fed into a jerry rig
Which pedal are you referring to? Thanks. (I see the "Sit In" has a boost, overdrive and reverb - not sure if you're referring to a custom pedal or something I haven't seen from them yet)

Re: Earth drive vs klon/klon clone question

PostPosted:Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:55 pm
by Blacklodgebob
Staemius wrote:
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:40 pm
Blacklodgebob wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:41 am
im really digging this noisekick fx double pedal - klon on the first side, analogman king of tone hi gain on the other - very jerry when fed into a jerry rig
Which pedal are you referring to? Thanks. (I see the "Sit In" has a boost, overdrive and reverb - not sure if you're referring to a custom pedal or something I haven't seen from them yet)

Not too long ago all his pedal were just on reverb, and there was a couple dual boost pedals for a while. Im sure if you just email him and say, hey can you make me one of those badass yellow dual boosts thats a klon on 1 side and ALGMan hi gain king of tone on the other and hell send you a bill. Mine was expensive like 200 bucks, but again, the best distortion / clean boost pedal ive ever had.