Full sounding, Fat Fuzz ... Go!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by josh.rigaud, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. josh.rigaud

    josh.rigaud Member

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    Getting my 1st fuzz. Kind of undecided. Have mostly been looking at the Astrotone since its the only one ive tried out. Just moved to Brazil so there is 0 chance of trying them out. I strangely cannot seem to find a good sounding demo for any fuzz to be honest. All sound at tho the bass has been dialed out.

    I have tried the astro trone tho and loved it. Sounded nothing like the demo's to me. Im basically looking for more "controlled" kind of fuzz. Something that retains low end goodness and cuts thru. Something I could possibly stack with a Shiba Drive or BB. I play a strat thru a Port City Pearl for what its worth.

    Im guessing I will be using it more for leads. To kick on with whatever overdriven tone is going on at the moment.

    Any other suggestions besides the Astrotone?
     
  2. DGTCrazy

    DGTCrazy Moderator de Emporio Staff Member

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    Start with a Mojo Hand Colossus....and you'll NEVER look back. It's a phenomenal Fuzz IMO, because of the EQ capabilities.
     
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    Monsterpiece gets my vote.
     
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    josh.rigaud Member

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    There are so many. Im browsting thru them right now
     
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    Guitarbrett Supporting Member

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    Cool - I have one coming that should arrive tomorrow! Looking forward to it. It will be my second Big Muff type; the Little Big Muff being the first. I really like the Little Big Muff, but it makes all my other dirt pedals sound so small and boxy :) It seems the Colossus may do the same.
     
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    The Pharaoh is relatively full and fat, plus it stacks well.
     
  9. el guapo

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    Is the trombetta mini bone fat and fuzzface(y)?
     
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    Man cant seem to find this for sale anywhere! Im short on time as I have a friend moving down to Brazil from the states in a month. I need to get the pedal to him by them so he can bring it down.
     
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    EQD Hoof does alot...WELL!
     
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    It's fat, for sure. Mini-Bone would be my suggestion as well.
     
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    CoolCat Fuzz (Danelectro). Bottom you wants, bottom you gets. For $50-ish.
     
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    Obviously there's so many options on your table, I'll try and be different. My first choice: Any Colorsound fuzz or Tonebenber fuzz from Macari's UK. Secondary fun:
    Alien Fuzz Bubble
    Dunlop Bonamassa FF
    Dentone 900 Pound Violin
     
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    Man Basic Audio stuff is blowing my mine right about now... Their demos are great
     
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    Huckleberry (v1 anyway), SUF Civil War Muff, Little BM and others.
     
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    Personally I'd just try a Dunlop before going boutique. Not so sure that boutique is worth the extra money for classic Fuzz Face tones anymore.
     
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    :agree...and if ya don't like that one, I doubt you'll like:

    Keeley Fuzz Head
    BMF Aries (4-knob)
    Blackout Effectors Musket (!!!!!)
    Catalinbread Manx
    EQD Hoof
    B.A.T. Pharaoh
    ...and so on.
     
  20. kwaping

    kwaping Guitar payer Silver Supporting Member

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    I have one of their Scratchy Snatch models and have had zero interest in any other fuzz pedals since getting it. It does everything, including thick, fat, bassy fuzz.
     

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