Converting Russian Big Muff to True Bypass?

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  1. twoheadedboy

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    Hi there. I just got a Russian Big Muff PI for really cheap. I actually love the sound of it. It sounds bad in an amazing way. Problem is, it sucks lots of tone. I would like to convert it to true bypass. I just took a look in side and it has the 6 terminal switch. What do I need to do to make this pedal true bypass?
     
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    It would seem that I need a 3PDT switch. Any idea where these can be had for decent prices?
     
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    In case you haven't noticed, the diagrams provided at that link are very vague and confusing. I can't find the reference point in that picture on my circuit board.
     
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    Just as an update, I have the 3PDT switch now, but I can't find a clear wiring diagram or set of instructions to tell me how to wire it up. I need help!
     
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    Why not just use that 3PDT switch you've got to build a small TB box and just go that route? I've thought a few times about modding my old Russian Small Stone to TB, but for me, it's just easier to use a TB loop....

    Brian
     
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    I guess if it comes down to it, I could buy a TB box, but i'd much rather just make this pedal true bypass. You're supposed to be able to, I just can't figure it out!
     
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