Don't. I have a number of overdrives and keep bouncing between them deciding which is the best... But there is no 'best' there, just 'different'.
From the DG product range your A-O is the most flexible and it works great with Thumb Basses.
Here's the deal you've been waiting for. I am selling the beast. Why? Because I want a new 3D graphics card for my gaming PC and own too many basses.
Everything on this bass works as intended. Two things I should however mention:
1. When you take off the strings the neck bends backwards. This...
The low pass and high pass controls on it work very radical. Take your time to get their settings right they make a day and night difference to your sound.
Be sure to watch Chris K's video on the unit.
Don't know if he is now an endorser of the Fodera brand, but I do know Fodera do not give instruments to endorsees. Everything has to be payed for.
My guess is Ryan already owned a Fodera or two and just wanted something different for a change but along the same line of thinking that went into...
I had some mail exchanges with the man considering some of my ideas. (the idolmaker bass model before it existed, a single cut dolphin model). Always open for ideas and the typical little bits of deutsch mixed into the english language. Remarkable company this Warwick thing.
Open up the control cavity and see if there is a trim pot on the preamp.
If it is there, it controls the gain going into the preamp from the pickups.
99% chance turning that down somewhat will fix your problem.
... and then the band decided to add some Muse songs to the setlist again. That means octaver, fizzy fuzz, envelope phaser for just 'plugin baby' alone.
Sigh too many pedals for a bass player! Pickle handles big fuzz, giygas more mellow, organic fuzz. Alpha-Omicron big dirt, YYZ just a hint of...