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Fuzz pedals! Love em or hate em?

Discussion in 'Pedal Pushers Forum' started by Cole Burr, Apr 25, 2015.

  1. psychocat

    psychocat Electromatic

    Aug 8, 2015
    I've never played with a fuzz pedal,but I don't need to.
    They have never been interesting for me.
  2. electric12

    electric12 Gretschie

    May 28, 2014
    Sunny North Shields
    How is this even possible?!
  3. jagROAR_63

    jagROAR_63 Gretschie

    Apr 20, 2016
    Whoooo - old thread, but Fuzz is what I'm into for some months now....

    Had one (good one) for long time and loved it for the Jimi-tones, which are in it. Turn down the volume on your strat and you get little wing, axis: bold as love, 1983, purple haze, etc...
    Meanwhile I found out, that even fingerpickin' can sound AWESOME with a fuzz and turned down volume on my Gretsch !!! I' have been warned of - Fuzz can be an addiction...

    Well currently waiting for a package from Analogman ;)...
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  4. Byron

    Byron Gretschie

    Sep 4, 2009
  5. Srellim1

    Srellim1 Gretschie

    Feb 6, 2016
    Los Angeles
    I love fuzz. We are in a great fuzz era. Whether you are looking for classic rock or insane noise. There are a lot of awesome builders out there creating or recreating and modifying some pretty awesome circuits.
  6. Mag3

    Mag3 Synchromatic

    Nov 22, 2016
    This one is really cool and only $80 US.
  7. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    I had built one, but she's now sold - she had that Hendrix sound as expected, with that progressive cleaning when backing the volume. I used a Cornell FF box :







  8. Tele295

    Tele295 Country Gent

    Jun 4, 2008
    Ventura, CA
    What Nocturne fuzz pedal would get me Robbie's sound here?

    I don't buy the official story that it's just a 4x10 Bassman.
  9. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    I'm a fuzz luver! I'm gettin me a One Ton Bee very soon.
  10. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    Dunno bout the fuzz but kool vid!
  11. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    That fuzz name remind me this :

    I had built a version of the FuzzRite in the past. Her sound was close, but not as "electric welding" as the Venture's 2000 Pound Bee...




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  12. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    Thats what they were going for, its my favorite fuzz right now.
  13. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    I have never bought a dedicated fuzz, my RC Booster or Barber LTD sr are what I use to drive the input of my amp to get the fuzz I want at volumes I want. For me it works but lately I have been looking at the Xotic Soul Driven. I like what I have heard from it so far just waiting to get ahead a bit before I buy one.
    I found this one on sound cloud, AH Soul Driven Don't know who it is but wanted to hear one outside of youtube. Nice an mild to me. I do wonder how fuzzy it can get youtube has some good vids but you know youtube, never quite what you get in person.
  14. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
  15. MatchlessMan

    MatchlessMan Country Gent

    Nov 29, 2010
    Swindon UK
    Last weekend I played a gig where, for the first time, I used Les Paul > fuzz > amp, controlling the amount of fuzz from my guitar volume controls. It worked really well, brightening up the LP when backed off and providing thick chewy sustain when dialled up.
  16. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    Yes wildeman :eek: ! Excellent Psychedelic Soul tune.... Dirty organ plus Buzzing Fuzz :cool: !

    This drives me to think that I should rebuilt a correct FuzzRite - by the way, do you know the Fuzz used by The Turtles on this tune ? I think that its on the bass guitar, right ?

  17. Jet_streamliner

    Jet_streamliner Gretschie

    Nov 21, 2017
    I own two fuzzes I really enjoy. The infamous Gooby Bag of D***s (Jordan Bosstone based) and the Tone City foxx tone clone.

    Awesome sounds!
  18. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    Not sure what they're using but its THE sound for me, the Bee gets that kinda tone.
  19. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    Sounds like they were hanging out with the Mothers
  20. thunder58

    thunder58 Gretschified

    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Not happy with my Big Muff "pie" . Just not for me ...... go ahead , make a reasonable offer and I'll pay shipping