#1
Hi there,

So what Fuzz pedal can give me that classic, chunky and warm Hendrix-like 60's sound?
I have no idea.. are those Boss pedals any good?

Oh and if it matters, I have got a Line 6 Spider II 112, Dunlop Crybaby and a good made in Japan Squier. Of course I'd like the pedal to work well with my gear .


Thanks in advance!
#2
Well, Hendrix used an Arbiter Fuzz Face, but I think the ones currently produced are a bit "lacking." Still, you should check them out if you can. As far as fuzz pedals, though, you can't go wrong with a Big Muff.
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#4
I have a big muff, but i have trouble getting a good physchadelic tone out of it, it always sounds very modern


any tips for me and possibly the TS?
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#6
Roger Mayer Axis or Classic Fuzz.

But throw away that amp first.
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#8
i have a russian muff, but I'm currently gassing for a ZVEX Fuzz Factory. Those things sound awesome

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#9
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But throw away that amp first.



No thank you, not everybody has got enough money to buy a 'good' amp .


And thanks for the suggestions, I'll try them out if I get the chance!
#11
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No thank you, not everybody has got enough money to buy a 'good' amp .


And thanks for the suggestions, I'll try them out if I get the chance!


You could've got better than a spider for the money, but I guess that's irrelevant if you like it.

Anyway, a big muff will work well. They don't sound "too modern", thats only if you crank the dials right up.
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#12
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You could've got better than a spider for the money, but I guess that's irrelevant if you like it.


I actually the Spider II 112 I bought was a special offer it was almost half it's original price! From €420 to €280. And my teacher went to the store the check it out for me and he said it was probably the best for me in that price range.
#13
Fulltone '69 or '70 fuzz. You can get them on eBay.


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#14
Dont need to look more kiddo this is the same Hendrix got to use in purple haze so i think this is what your looking for look pedal in here


Built to the exact specifications of the Original Dallas-Arbiter Fuzz Face. Ruggedly constructed to the original Germanium PNP transistor design and vintage specs. The classic fuzz box used by Jimi Hendrix and other legendary rockers of the 60's and 70's. Powered by the Dunlop ECB-201 AC Jump and/or 9 volt battery.


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Dont need to look more kiddo this is the same Hendrix got to use in purple haze so i think this is what your looking for look pedal in here


Built to the exact specifications of the Original Dallas-Arbiter Fuzz Face. Ruggedly constructed to the original Germanium PNP transistor design and vintage specs. The classic fuzz box used by Jimi Hendrix and other legendary rockers of the 60's and 70's. Powered by the Dunlop ECB-201 AC Jump and/or 9 volt battery.

Wrong.

Dunlop Fuzz Faces are crap, I had one, I know. And they're not built to exact specs.
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#16
Well i might say indeed they dont sound just the same (a friend just bought one i went over to check it out) but we played a bit with it and hes crappy ye old squier sounded just like in purple haze 0.o so we just ROCK N ROLL! the neighbourhood down.
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#17
homos.

NYC bigg muff pi mmmmmm
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#19
Again, if you don't get a Fulltone '69 or '70, you're an idiot. They shit all over modern Fuzz Faces. The '69 is for Purple Haze era Hendrix, and the '70 is for Band of Gypsys era stuff.
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#20
cornell fuzz face is the ultimate best fuzz

or

boss are realeasing a fuzz that might be good

or


rip the speakers on an overdriven combo and mic it up thats how link wray did it!
#21
I listened to fulltone '69 soundclips but I didn't hear anything special? It was nice.

I'll check out as much as I can!
#22
The Big Muff was apparently designed with Hendrix specifically in mind, and he tested some of the protoytpes, but never got a chance to play the finished one... So checking out a Big Muff is definitely a good plan. Plus, every man and his dog's got one, so they must have something going for them.
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#23
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Plus, every man and his dog's got one, so they must have something going for them.


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#24
Quote by Line6
Dont need to look more kiddo this is the same Hendrix got to use in purple haze so i think this is what your looking for look pedal in here


Built to the exact specifications of the Original Dallas-Arbiter Fuzz Face. Ruggedly constructed to the original Germanium PNP transistor design and vintage specs. The classic fuzz box used by Jimi Hendrix and other legendary rockers of the 60's and 70's. Powered by the Dunlop ECB-201 AC Jump and/or 9 volt battery.


Hahve fun :P


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Fulltone 69 or 70.


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#25
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What are you trying to say? Sorry I'm Dutch...
But ehh, I am a girl .


Lol, sorry. Of course if wou weren't a girl I'd hit you and say DIE, N00B, I AM TEH R0XX0R.

Anyway, a translation of what I said: A lot of people use Big Muffs, so there must be something good about them.
Feel free to ignore my ranting.

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#26
honestly, don't listen to a guy whose username is line6. they're not a horrible amp if you're on a budget, but seriously, stay away from dunlop fuzz.
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#27
Dunlop Fuzz Face - Crap
Boss Fuzz pedal - Bound to be crap. It's a modeling pedal.
Original Fuzz Face - Great, but its gonna cost you.
Big Muff Pi - I have the NYC one and I it.
Zvex Fuzz - It's Z.Vex, so it basically has to be good.
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#28
I've never really thought the Big Muff was anything special when I had one.... very plain really... and they're not very versatile.... kinda boring.

I would suggest a DIY fuzz from GGG. Sure you have to do all the work, and you need to know how to solder... but it's a lot easier than you'd think, and a lot of fun. I've only been doing this for 6 months, and have built 4 effects already, and have 2 more in the works. I don't think I'l ever buy mass produced pedal ever again.

http://www.generalguitargadgets.com/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=45&Itemid=77

I just made 2 of the Late 60's Boutique Fuzz Face... 1 with germaniums transistors, and 1 with silicon transistors. They both sound great. The germanium fuzz has rich harmonics, it's smooth and creamy, and has awesome bass (by far my fav of the 2). But if you like higher gain the silicon would be best... it's very harsh, but in a good way. Both are very versatile, and sound great.

Just my $.02.
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#29
Diaz Texas Square Face Fuzz. This is pretty much the fuzz unit that Diaz made for Stevie Ray Vaughan. I'm not really a "let's copy SRV's tone" guy, but I think it's pretty cool!