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BossHM-2 Heavy Metal Distortion


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#1 pauliejay

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Posted 09 March 2004 - 02:31 PM

Boss HM-2 Heavy Metal Distortion



#2 misterhat

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Posted 10 March 2004 - 12:04 PM

How much did you purchase this item for? About $35

Where did you purchase this item? Pawn shop, Daleville, Alabama

Is this item new or used? Used, mid to late 80s

Features: Level, Two Color Mix knobs (tone), and Distortion knobs

Construction: Solid

Sound: One of the most versatile rock distortion boxes in my collection. Got an excellent "Smoke On The Water" seventies stoner tone with the HM2 and a Telecaster. Works well as a boost too.

Ease of Use: Simple with many tones to be found using the two tone knobs

Reliability: Almost twenty years old and still works perfectly

Overall: Essential. All you whippersnappers ought to go out and find yourself one of these. A tone monster.




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#3 mike101

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Posted 22 June 2004 - 03:00 AM

How much did you purchase this item for? About 25 pounds.
Where did you purchase this item? Local music store.
Is this item new or used? Used.

Features: Level, two color mix, distortion.
Construction: Solid.

Sound: You can get some heavy sounds out of this, turn the left color mix to the right about 3/4's and the right color mix left 3/4's and dist. About 3/4's to the right and thatís a heavy sound.

Ease of Use: Very easy - my first pedal.

Reliability: Great, one of the jack inputs has started to play up but considering its age itís pretty good.

Overall: Great pedal I recommend to anyone after a truly heavy metal sound.

#4 josh_cobain02

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Posted 29 March 2005 - 11:36 AM

How much did you purchase this item for? About $50.

Where did you purchase this item? Some little music convenience store called Guitar Center wink.gif

Is this item new or used? New.

Features: You are probably used to reading this by now.

Construction: ~Like a ROCK!~

Sound: Asininely brewtal

Ease of Use: My little brother could have used it when he was but a young tadpole.

Reliability: About as reliable as duct tape...you know it will never backstab you

Overall: 20/10.....this pedal goes above and beyond friends
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#5 Mario123

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Posted 16 July 2007 - 09:22 AM

How much did you purchase this item for? £17 (bargain!)


Where did you purchase this item? Ebay


Is this item new or used? Used


Features: 4 knobs, Level, low, High, Distortion


Construction: Solid as you like


Sound: Sounds great. Pretty heavy. Loads of bass! Perfect for hard rock, old school metal and 80s Metal.


Ease of Use: Well Easy!


Reliability: Old as *** and still works perfectly.


Overall: Get one! They are SICK! Unless you are after more extreme distortion sounds then the metal zone would be better for you.



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