Can anyone recommend a rat clone build?

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  1. Glowing Tubes

    Glowing Tubes Gold Supporting Member

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    Looking for something with the LM308 chip. Hoping for a good quality clone without the price tag of the original.

    Can anybody suggest a builder?

    Thanks,

    Richard
     
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    Heard great things about the VFE Alpha Dog. It's got the LM308
     
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    The GGG rat kit is pretty good too, very faithful and it does use the LM308. I'm very happy with mine.
     
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    Dude named Aaron SS on here makes a line of clones under the name Arc Effects. I had one of his at one point and it was pretty sweet. Excellent build quality and cool, clean look to them.

    His website is www.solderedsound.com

    No affiliation, I just remember having it and being impressed.
     
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    The only reason not to do the mouse would be if you really really want it in the 1590B size box. The mouse goes into a 125.
     
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    This!
     
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    I'm confused - the original is $90. Do you want to spend less than that or more?
     
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    I'm seeing them for $150 and yo for the white logo ones
     
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    if your lucky enough to come across a pedal called "happy cat",jump on it.it was made by a guy out of fla named sal something and they are awesome.best rat based pedal ive ever heard.tough to find cause not many were made,but every now again they will show up on ebay.i paid $52.00 for mine.best money ive ever spent on gear
     
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    my first BYOC build. sounds great.
     
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    Every once and a while you'll find a used LM308 for $50-80.

    I do have one of those whiteface reissues, and they are worth every penny imo.
     

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