balance fuzz

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  1. Ned

    Ned Member

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    can someone describe the 1-knob balance fuzz for me :) im very interested to see others opinions on the pedal
     
  2. jpagey

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    If you are referring to this:

    http://www.lovepedal.com/lovesquare.htm,

    I'd say it is more CoT than Fuzz. If you like the CoT, you will love this pedal: loud, dynamic and very natural sounding. It kicked the CoT off my board.
     
  3. Coach

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    How much of a boost does the balance bring and how does it compare to the SHO?

    Should I buy this? If I do should I sell/keep my SHO?
     
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    I do not know db's. I am pretty sure (have to check in the a.m.--the girls are asleep) it is louder than CoT as well as a Deluxe 60. SHO? Don't know. I had one and sold it quickly. The Zvex stuff holds no interest at all for me.
     
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    Really?!?!?!?

    I thought the COT was sacred.
    What was the main reason for that?
    Were you using the red or blue COT?

    Randy
     
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    i happen to disagree. a very good friend of mine let me play his for a number of hours and i felt it to be alot like a clean boost and then turn the knob and it turned into a black magic fuzz. i found nothing to remind me of a COT. i think it gets into a great fuzz territory and not a harsh treble sound. thats what i found anyway.....(thanks greg!!)
     
  7. jpagey

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    That's the 1rst edition of the 1 knob Balance. I'm referring to the 2nd.
     
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    I'm using a CoT red. The 2nd edition balance I have has more volume, is even more dynamic and has a flatter eq. I let a friend try one and he agreed. I am not sure if Sean is still making these, but I have urged him to do so.
     
  9. rewog

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    Interesting... I didn't know there where different versions, or that they would vary that much.
    The Balance Sean tried was mine, which is in a cream box with a graphic like a 'T' on it. He has ordered one of the new ones now from Sean, so it'll be good to compare them.
    The one I have is a FANTASTIC pedal.
     
  10. jpagey

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    That's what the one I have (and the one my friend loves) looks like...
     

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