well the issue is that we only have crappy dist pedals, no overdrive pedals at all. If we had a tubescreamer that would be ideal for my tone, but I'll live. I mean even without an od, the tone is still better than playing out of a peavey centurion all purpose head into a bass cab!
Mesa .50 caliber head
Hughes and Kettner 4X12
Fender Mex sunburst with JB
Electra DX with humbuckers
Effects: Holy grail, metal zone, small clone