#1
I need suggestions as to what fuzz pedal to get.

I will mostly be using it for leads and riffing, so I want the nice sustained compression that you would get in a BMP, but more of the warmth and mids you get in a FF. My budget would be around $150 give or take. Most I'd probably do is about $200, mainly because I'm using this as a hold over until I get around to a Fuzz God.

Ideas? Thanks guys.
#2
I'd say a Big Muff Pi with Tonewicker. It is kind of a BMP but you can bypass the tone section for more mids. Definitely check it out.

Other than that, a Fuzz Factory can do A LOT of different fuzz sounds, you just have to dail the knobs right, so look into that also.

Also look up the ultimate fuzz thread, it contains some good info.
#4
Yeah, I heard good things about them. I figured with my budget I'd invest in something a little more high-end. Though, I never could get into Fuzz Factories really.

I searched "only fuzz thread" but I couldn't find anything, so I'll search "ultimate fuzz thread". Thanks.
#5
How much longer will you have to save to have enough money for the fuzz god if you didn't buy a pedal now? I think you should just wait and get the Fuzz God since you're most of the way there.
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#7
Well, maybe "hold me over" was the wrong term. This is the pedal I want to use for lead, but I will probably use it next to my Fuzz God too.

I know it sounds ridiculous but I need as much money as possible, because I also am working on a Catalinbread Dirty Little Secret, a Timmy, and a Malekko Ekko.

EDIT: I already stated reasons why I don't want a Big Muff. Please don't suggest one.

EDIT2:
Quote by nightraven
lots of compression and mids? get a tonebender
Ahhh, thats a great idea. What would you recommend?
Last edited by The_Bosstone at Aug 26, 2009,
#9
MJM Foxey Fuzz
MJM China Fuzz
MJM 3 knob Brit Bender
Earthquaker Devices Tusk Fuzz
EQD Hoof Fuzz
EQD Dirt Transmitter
Death By Audio Fuzz War


For a cheaper option- Belcat R Fuzz.
#10
I'd look at the Devi Ever line. You could get 2 of their individual pedals or one of their double pedals.

I'd suggest the Rocket.
#11
ive always felt FF type pedals lacked mids.
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#12
Thanks guys. I'll check out everything mentioned.

^FF pedals are very upper-mid/treble heavy.
Last edited by The_Bosstone at Aug 26, 2009,
#15
Quote by imgooley

Death By Audio Fuzz War



i have it and it and a big muff and it is by no means compressed and it can't sustain anywhere near the big muff. That being said is a a ripper of a pedal even though i've had to send it back to get fixed.

TS maybe look into the way huge electronics swollen pickle. it can do a whole heap of different stuff but i have heard that while it can replicate the sound of a big muff decently it doesn't really have the sustain of the big muff. hope this helps.
#16
Well, it sounds like a Swollen Pickle has the opposite of what I want

I want the sustain of a muff but the mid prescence of a FF. The Musket Fuzz sounds like a great idea, so I'm gonna look into it. Any other opinions/suggestions are welcome though too.
#17
I will second/third/fourth the Musket. It's a wonderful fuzz that gives plenty of control.

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#18
i just went and had a play around and i thought i would try and boost the big muff with my ds2 and the results were quite awsome. gave the muff a little bit of grit and boosted the mids considerably while keeping the awsome sustain for which it is known.

if you have any decent distortion or overdrive pedals with a mid hump you may just enjoy a big muff boosted. maybe go to a store and try it out to see if you like it.

EDIT: and to the swollen pickle being the opposite of what you want i don't think i expained it properly. you can dial in a big muff tone with more mids or you can dial in a fuzz face tone and anything in between. also the whole no sustain thing isn't something i have experienced first hand so maybe someone else can clarify.
Last edited by joe_k at Aug 27, 2009,
#19
Quote by imgooley
MJM Foxey Fuzz
MJM China Fuzz
MJM 3 knob Brit Bender
Earthquaker Devices Tusk Fuzz
EQD Hoof Fuzz
EQD Dirt Transmitter
Death By Audio Fuzz War


For a cheaper option- Belcat R Fuzz.


MJM pedals sound really good, I second the recommendation on them. I'd also look at some Tonebender copies; I know BYOC makes one that sounds really good.