The J Rockett Dude pedal has a Dumble reputation in its DNA. Everyone tries the pedal with a Dumble expectation. Whatever that means, I have no obligations to agree to the tonal manifestations or some other sonic similarities. As far as I'm concerned, the Dude has enough drive to be used as a stand alone pedal & it's one of the smoothest sounding drive out there, much to the liking of fusion dudes, presumably. It's also devoid of the treble end harshness often heard in budget drive units, once you understand what those controls have to offer. Some other disclosure to come.