Does your Muff do Gated sounds?...

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  1. SixDemonBag

    SixDemonBag Member

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    I've noticed my Catalinbread Manx has a nice, natural gate with the gain rolled back. It's not spitty or abrupt but musical. With the gain up its loses it, obviously. It's all about the sustain then.

    With an overdrive AFTER it, it really gets that Jack White vibe going.

    But I've never noticed muffs in general to gate-out at all. Is there an era that is more prone to gate?
     
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    sonichronic Supporting Member

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    which kind of muff do you have?
     
  4. gearscrubs

    gearscrubs Supporting Member

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    Current Deluxe Big Muff does and sounds awesome.
     
  5. splatt

    splatt david torn / splattercell Gold Supporting Member

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    isn't that a straight-up, post-fuzz noise-gate, though, i.e. not the typical bias-related gate of classic fuzzes?
    just asking, here.....
     
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    Cool Hand Luke Member

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    Mine doesn't gate either but when run before an overdrive it can easily push some of my overdrives into "exploding amp sound" mode.
     
  8. T Dizz

    T Dizz Member

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    I had a Zvex Fuzzolo that did this great. It has a Pulsewave knob.
     
  9. gearscrubs

    gearscrubs Supporting Member

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    True, but set right it can approximate some if those gated sounds.
     
  10. SixDemonBag

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    Interesting. I think the Manx is almost a generic muff. It's the baxandall tone controls that allow you to mimic different eras
     
  11. shoepedals

    shoepedals Vendor

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    IC Muffs do this, usually (as does an op amp muff fuzz circuit).
     
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