Best Silicon fuzz?

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  1. AmpliFIRE

    AmpliFIRE Supporting Member

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    I'm looking for a great sounding Silicon fuzz...without breaking the bank. So far, I really like the clips I've heard of the MJM London Fuzz II. Any thoughts? What else should I be looking at???
     
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    Thanks! i had 2 Mayo's and sold them before he discontinued them :( . They were both killer and I've been kicking myself ever since. How does the LM compare to the Mayo?
     
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    Pretty cheap and all I could ask for in a silicon fuzz!
     
  6. Malos

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    Maybe I could sneak in a question that has been on my mind since I started checking around for fuzz pedals.
    Maybe this is common knowledge, but I'm quite the novice :eek:
    What is the different between a Germanium and Silicon based fuzz? what is it actually and how different is the sound between them?
     
  7. AmpliFIRE

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    This link should help:

    http://www.gilmourish.com/?page_id=73
     
  8. Simto

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    Not sure if it's the best, but i definitely think it sounds beautiful, the 200lbs from Lovepedal, very singing.
     
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    For a good fuzz pedal that doesn' break the bank, the Keeley Fuzzhead offers a silicon/germanium switch, best of both worlds. New $200.
     
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    Fulltone 70 is reasonably priced new and can easily be found used.
    Analogman BC108 Sunface.
     
  11. Dale

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    I would just try a Little Big Muff first and see if you like it. I like the Lunar Module here as well.
     
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    The Si side of the Sybil is very nice. I had the Foxrox Silicon and it was my next favorite after that for a pure Si fuzz.
     
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    Dunlop Hendrix Fuzz Face. Awesome pedal at about $150!!


    SUPER underrated IMO.


    -Chris
     
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    My prefered is the MJM Foxey fuzz. Raw and subtle when it is in first position in a chain of effects.
     
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    Totally different animal. Mayo is a muff based and LM is a fuzzface based circuit.
     
  18. Captain Crunch

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    All good choices. My Euthymia Crucible SI does the job quite well for $75.00 of the Bay.
     
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    I'm enjoying my D*A*M Meathead right now.
     
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    Roger Mayer Axis Fuzz. Sold my Dunlop JH-F1 after getting RM.
    Axis is very quiet, cleans up well with gtr's vol and does great boost sounds too...
    :AOK
     

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