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MIJ Boss DS-1 Distortion

Regular price $ 100.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 100.00 USD
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A First-call Distortion Pedal - Since 1978!

Simply put, the BOSS DS-1 distortion pedal is a modern classic. For the better part of 40 years, you've heard this orange box put through its paces on countless top rock recordings - from Kurt Cobain's "Nevermind"-era grunge to the renowned distorted tones of Steve Vai. The DS-1 is affordable, it's incredible sounding, and it's a rock pedalboard staple - the perfect first distortion stompbox and one that may well be your last. Whether you pair it with your guitar's single-coil or humbucking pickups, expect rich, dynamic-laden tone with the BOSS DS-1. 

This Made in Japan model features the silver screw and vintage clipping options that make these older versions sought after. It plays very well, with a smoother and fuller distortion than the "can of angry bees" that the later models were known for. As shown in the pictures, this DS-1 has seen some serious play. The knobs are tight and responsive --the pedal still operates without fail, a testament to the legendary Boss durability.

Please note the battery hookup is non-functional but can be repaired.

Serial Number: 052-286E

Condition: Very Good

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