Whats your current fav. FUZzzz }-p

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  1. mdubya

    mdubya Senior Member

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    BTW-If anyone is keeping track, the Bling Rangemaster (germanium OC44) is my favorite this week. :yesway:
     
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    northernguitarguy SWeAT hOg

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    Already booted the Cornish G2 clone off the board. Gotta wait until next week to unleash it. :p:)

    That 'pedal in waiting' in the bottom left corner is my other new Bugg, got it sounding like a low-fi, spitty fuzz. Perfect for I Wanna Be Your Dog, and a good reflection for me on the many different sounds called 'fuzz'.
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    mdubya Senior Member

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    :applause:

    Nice! What's the black box with the 4 knobs in the lower left? Nice settings on the Bad Monkey!
     
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    northernguitarguy SWeAT hOg

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    THAT is the BUGGFX Syntech Harmonic Energizer clone. That's the pedal that wants in. I started a thread about it.

    Gotta make some space so I'm offering up my reverb and tremelo pedals as local trade bait. I hope to get something smaller.

    That's the BM setting I use with my TT amp set at 'beginning to sizzle'. Pure early AC/DC!
     
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  5. joff

    joff Senior Member

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    I have just the one fuzz now which is a JAM Pedals Fuzz Phrase...it is a germanium fuzz with CV7003 military-spec OC44 germanium transistors and carbon comp resistors...pure vintage fuzz goodness! :)
     
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  6. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    I still have my MJM Ge London Fuzz. It still sounds exactly how I want Fuzz to sound. I’ve tried to want to dive down the rabbit hole of needing more fuzz pedals, but this one has kept me so happy for so long. I can chase it with a Beano Boost and it gets more focused, almost into Bender territory. With a Strat, I’ve played the whole night with it on, and just rolled back for cleans, and nobody knew I had a freakin FUZZ pedal on. Haha. But when a held note can go from sparkly clean to all-out wool with the twist of a knob, that’s a thing of beauty.
    I’ll probably build a muff someday, if I’m bored enough, but it won’t go on the board. Just keep it as a grab and go, or build a smaller secondary board.
     
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  7. freefrog

    freefrog Senior Member

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    My fav fuzz is still impudently my own crappy Fuzz Face clone, including vintage metal can transistors with a carefully selected hfE... The volume pot is a push pull with a resistor taming the fuzz: it makes it useable after a wah and tonally close to a Ge fuzz while it's a silicon one.

    I've a Big Muff circuit modified to death but have not yet found the magic association of components to make it sound totally to my liking.
     
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  8. morbidalex666

    morbidalex666 Senior Member

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    Zvex Fuzz Factory 7 (for the crazy)
    Home built Tonebender MkII (for the classic)
     
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  10. FuzzyPhil

    FuzzyPhil Junior Member

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    Really been diggin my MXR Super BadAss Variac Fuzz, don't see many people talking about it but it is BadAss for sure. Very versatile loves humbuckers.
     
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    Analogman Sun Face...it's a beast!

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  12. Riffraff12571

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    Blackout Effectors Musket

    I use it with a bunch of different small amps, usually stacked with other pedals. I don't know why but I don't think I've ever tried it through one of my bigger amps.

    Stacked with a BD-2 into a Tweaker 15 for Gilmour noodling



    Stacked with a SD-1 and a M108 into a Silvertone 1482



    Stacked with a Cry Baby wah to make a sh!ty Bugera T5 sound decent.

     
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  13. mdubya

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    Do you ever use the Beano for a straight lead boost into the 2204? I finally got to try my Bling Rangemaster into my 2204. I love it.

    On a side note: I got the 2204 to a tech this week to get the tin can tone problems sorted.

    There's nothing wrong with Silicon fuzz. Some of my favorites are silicon. I think you have to get lucky with the right germanium transistor for a Ge fuzz to sound great.

    I need to investigate that further. :hmm:

    Never heard of that one, but it sounds very cool. :dude: I need to check that one out, too.
     
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    Too cool, I love the Musket. It's not a permanent fixture on my board, but it's my go-to for my metal sound when I need it (think Melvins, Neurosis..etc).
     
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    I'm currently enjoying my new Walrus Audio "Contraband" fuzz. (Just pulled a Big Muff Pi off the board)
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    I just watched the video on Dunlop's site - I might have to check one of these out.
     
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    I have a Fulltone 70-BC FUZZ that I run in to a EHX Souldfood. Seems to be I can better control the fuzz/distortion levels using this method. I've found a very nice mix that turns the fuzz/muffled tone down a bit while still staying in that range. I really like it!
     

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