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merchant city music have russian big muffs in stock now according to this website, ive never seen them retail before, i may pick one up. Just thought you russian muff fans would like to know
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#2
link?
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Interesting. It turns out that there are people on the forum who play an upright bass. I'll make a note of that.

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They had one in a GC when I went there a few years ago. I played it against the American one, and honestly, the American one sounded better.
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#6
Oh hey, so they do.

Big Muff's are guitar pedals though.
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Oh hey, so they do.

Big Muff's are guitar pedals though.



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Aaaaaand fail


Enjoy your non-existant lowend.
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Enjoy your non-existant lowend.


this is true but theyre still popular amongst bassist, theres also a diy fix for lost lowend but i forget now
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russian muffs are awesome, but it all comes down to personal preference, which is why i dont understand why people have to be sarcastic and demeaning toward things others like.
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Cliff Burton sure did.


And Chris Wolstenholme still does.
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And Cliff Wolstenholme still does.


cliff wolstenholme eh, sounds interesting lol
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And Cliff Wolstenholme still does.


1)You mean Chris.
2)He runs a biamped setup in order to preserve low end.

Cliff was around in a time before bass distortions (in practical terms). He made do with what he had, so he got the muddiest guitar distortion he could.

Alternatively, you could just get a proper bass fuzz pedal, which allows you to have low end without mud and still maintain clarity.

A lot of people contiue to defend the supposedly 'small' low end loss until you compare it to a proper bass distortion. You then realise how hollow you sound using it.

Chris can get away with using it because he runs two rigs and has a lot of sonic space to fill. Having a guitary tone and bass tone side by side is beneficial to him. Cliff was trying to get aggressive lead bass tones with what little he had to work with.

90% of people buying them insisting they are the best pedal for them are just trying to sound like Chris or Cliff.
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true gm_jack, for muse tho ur better of with the mxr blowtorch, very musey
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true gm_jack, for muse tho ur better of with the mxr blowtorch, very musey


This is exactly my point. Other pedals can get damn close to a Big Muff sound very easily. However, a Big Muff has about one setting which doesn't completely kill your low end, and the one that doesn't still cuts a decent chunk, and sounds like ass (IMO).

And I say one tone, and I mean it. Every video I have seen of them being used where they aren't deliberaty showing all possible settings sounds the same.
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this is true but theyre still popular amongst bassist, theres also a diy fix for lost lowend but i forget now


I know the topics moved waaaaay past this, but for the record, I was well aware how popular they are. It's kind of hard to visit the UG Bass forum once or twice and not be painfully aware of this. I was just trying to dismiss the Big Muff for it's biggest flaw (that it's a guitar pedal and sucks out allll of your low end) with a little subtley.

But clearly subtley is lost on ChemicalFire.
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Bass:
Ibanez SRX590
Laney RB4
Tech21 SansAmp BassDriver DI
Boss ODB-3
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I know the topics moved waaaaay past this, but for the record, I was well aware how popular they are. It's kind of hard to visit the UG Bass forum once or twice and not be painfully aware of this. I was just trying to dismiss the Big Muff for it's biggest flaw (that it's a guitar pedal and sucks out allll of your low end) with a little subtley.

But clearly subtley is lost on ChemicalFire.


Dude, you didn't put any "I know it's popularly used on bass, but I doesn't sound good as it's a guitar pedal". You just said "It's a Guitar Pedal", as if we were being idiots for assuming it can be used on the bass.
What you said wasn't subtle, it didn't bring your meaning across at all.
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Dude, you didn't put any "I know it's popularly used on bass, but I doesn't sound good as it's a guitar pedal". You just said "It's a Guitar Pedal", as if we were being idiots for assuming it can be used on the bass.
What you said wasn't subtle, it didn't bring your meaning across at all.


He is right... there was no subtlety in blatantly saying one thing ><