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Double Muff???? please help

Swagger

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I'm interested in a E H Double Muff, I know it's more of an overdrive/fuzz like than most fuzz pedals but I was wondering if it needs to first in my signal chain ie. before a wah like other fuzz pedals or can it be placed like an overdrive? Please help.
 

sub rosa

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Yes - it needs to be first in your signal chain to function correctly. It sounds thin and nasty if there is a buffer or some other effect on before it.
 

charmboy

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Yes - it needs to be first in your signal chain to function correctly. It sounds thin and nasty if there is a buffer or some other effect on before it.
+1, I had one for a while and it sounded pretty thin after a tu-2, but thickened up nicely when I moved it earlier. Pretty cool little pedal. Surprised it doesn't get more attention around these parts.
 

sub rosa

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The problem is the manual mentions nothing about the pedal needing to be first in line - I suspect a few units will have been returned or passed on because of this. Otherwise its a nice sounding pedal.
 

charmboy

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This is the case with most fuzz circuits though... I actually didn't hate mine after the tuner until I backed off the guitar volume a bit... then it got a bit ice picky. Moving the tuner (my only buffer at the time) later in the chain was a huge improvement though.
 

wildschwein

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This is a great pedal that very few seem to know or care about. It's amazing how many sounds and textures you can get out of it, especially in double mode. In a long FX chain, I've got good tones running it after my volume pedal (Boss FV 50H) but I always put it before everything else; especially wahs and compressors. IMO it works best to push an already dirty, or on the edge amp - using it on top of a bright, Fendery, crystal-clean tone doesn't always yield the best results. Get one and enjoy; I love mine - it's like a distortion an OD and a hi-fi fuzz all in one box.
 

goodhonk

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just picked up my second one; i gave the first one away. it's my only dirt pedal and it can cover a light od to nice fuzz, and it cleans up very well; but like everyone else says, it must be first in line.
 

ungarn

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Mine is a blast to play...put it first in line, or for more insanity use a boost or drive in front to really bring the noise...
 




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