AM Sun Face NKT 275 vs BC 108

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  1. Sandro

    Sandro Member

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    Hi, I love my Sun Face NKT 275 and I was thinking to purchase a BC 108 but I am not sure, dose anyone have both of them and give me an idea if they are different enough to keep them both on the pedalbord?

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    Sandro
     
  2. Teahead

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    I've tried both. They certainly sound different, NKT is warmer, smoother and thicker in the low end, cleans up better too. BC108 has more treble and a sizzle thing going on, a little less bass and the clean up isn't as quick, it's more brittle sounding when guitar volume is rolled off.

    I don't think many in the audience would spot the difference, but you as the player most certainly would.
     
  3. Starsailor

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    I found them to be vastly different sounding. NKT 275 sounds warmer and more pleasant but far less gain than the BC 108.
     
  4. shredtrash

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    I've never owned an NKT 275 but I like how they sound. I had a BC 108 and didn't get along with it at all. I thought it was too fizzy and it didn't do as well as I would have liked with the volume knob. I ended up getting a Keeley Fuzz Head and was much happier. I'd like an NKT 275 at some point though.
     
  5. this1smyne

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    just the difference between silicon and germanium transisters, the BC should be tighter with more gain, and the NKT would be warm with a more organic feel to it. I really liked the fuzz side of my Sunlion while i had it, but it was almost too close to an overdrive to me.
     

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