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    Default My board needs a fuzz !!

    Here is my current setup. Now all I need/want is a fuzz. Iím open to suggestions. Doom/stoner (sabbath, the sword, baroness, down) to 90ís alternative (bush, smashing pumpkins) . Torn between the reissue green Russian and the op amp big muff. Name:  EE8E70D2-9610-45AE-8686-E7963B3B0E13.jpg
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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    I'd opt for La Super Rica!

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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    Quote Originally Posted by loversmoon View Post
    Here is my current setup. Now all I need/want is a fuzz. I’m open to suggestions. Doom/stoner (sabbath, the sword, baroness, down) to 90’s alternative (bush, smashing pumpkins) . Torn between the reissue green Russian and the op amp big muff.
    If you're after a Muff and aren't sure about which version, you could go with the JHS Muffuletta and have most of them in one box.
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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    The best Muff is the Black Arts Pharaoh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dystrust View Post
    If you're after a Muff and aren't sure about which version, you could go with the JHS Muffuletta and have most of them in one box.
    This. Did that, then figured out what I like.


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    The muffuletta is out of the price range I wanna be in. I am digging the Duncan la super rica! Any fans off stomp under foot pedals here ? I’ll check out the pharaoh.

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    Earthquaker, Spires Fuzz

    I played a BUNCH of fuzzes @ Carter Vintage last spring with a Les Paul through a Fender Deluxe Reverb. Liked it more than the Pharoah and much more than the JHS. The Muffaleta did everything ok but nothing that really blew my hair back.

    My second favorite from that day was The Whaler from Matthews Effects. Amazing tone but the Spires also had an excellent Russian side so it went home with me

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    If you can get over the person behind them, I like a lot of Devi Ever fuzzes and find them more useable than a Muff (but some of them are ridiculous junk.) I quite like the Bit, Peaker, Hyperion, VFM and US. I'm not as big on the Soda Meiser but people like it. Then you get the ridiculous, unusable **** like the Zero Good/NoFi...
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    Default My board needs a fuzz !!

    Quote Originally Posted by loversmoon View Post
    The muffuletta is out of the price range I wanna be in. I am digging the Duncan la super rica! Any fans off stomp under foot pedals here ? Iíll check out the pharaoh.
    SUF is great but thereís a lot of diversity in their offering.

    I love the Hoof. The current EHX reissues of the ones you mention are great and so are the SUF takes on them.


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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    Swollen pickles are pretty good for a variety of muff sounds all in the one box but i really like the black arts pharaoh most of all including a green russian and a ramshead
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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    Does anyone here still just use a basic Boss Fuzz?


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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    If you are looking for gritty and grainy I would suggest the Morley Cliff Burton Fuzz, think along the lines of Spirit in the Sky


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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    I had a rams head clone and loved it. even the violet SUF seems super cool. The EQD hoof has my attention for sure. I’ll have to check out the Morley. I didn’t know that pedal even existed.
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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    Quote Originally Posted by loversmoon View Post
    I’ll have to check out the Morley. I didn’t know that pedal even existed.
    I have the WAH/FUZZ pedal. I wish I had just the FUZZ for real estate reasons. I already have a Morley VOL/WAH on the board and do not like playing without a volume pedal. So I have two WAHs?!?!


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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    I think the new Opamp Big Muff would be a great place to start your fuzz/Muff journey. The tone bypass switch is nice to get some midrange back. The Russian tone stack can be huge for heavy music but also can get lost in a mix.
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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    I got this pedal for $50 w/ metal casing and it sounds pretty darn good.





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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    od not fuzz though. for the money the bad monkey is a fine pedal though.

    loversmoon, what is the thing to the left of the fuel tank? looks similar to the logo for a brewery in winooski called four quarters

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    Wiccan triple goddess symbol for maiden, mother, crone

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    neat! wonder if someone at four quarters is wiccan

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    Default Re: My board needs a fuzz !!

    Quote Originally Posted by Empty Pockets View Post
    The best Muff is the Black Arts Pharaoh.
    I'd argue for their Pharaoh Supreme, though if you are vulnerable to option paralysis it would be your favorite pet basilisk with all the clipping options.

    Though the Hoof and Swollen Pickle are very impressive and their ranges of sound don't entirely overlap.

    I also love the DOD Carcosa, ridiculously flexible fuzz, though it's not a Muff.

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