Ibanez OD-850 Clones?

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  1. supercollider

    supercollider Member

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    Hey guys,

    So I've caught a few videos on youtube of the OD-850. It sounds like an awesome fuzz-like pedal. I've done some searches but haven't come up with too much info. Is there anyone out there who does a clone of the OD-850?

    Many thanks!
     
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    I think it's basically a Big Muff copy.
     
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    Correct....i used to own one of these little orange beasts - i called it my "Skreddy killer" - any triangle Muff clone will get you in the ballpark. Sweet pedal is the OD-850.
     
  4. supercollider

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    Oh I see. It's a fuzz in the muff vein. No wonder it sounded so warm and fat.

    @fieldsroyal: Could I ask what you replaced it with? It mustve been hard to part with that gem. It seems these are even rarer than original 808s!
     
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    it was extremely hard given the rarity - mine was near mint had a box and instruction booklet as well - i didn't use the muff sounds - i've mellowed out and wanted a high end overdrive - i traded it for a menatone fish factory here on tgp.
     
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    stomp under foot has a 'modified big muff' that's based on this one :)


    edit - ^ damn!
     
  8. mattpas

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    The OD850 is almost a Violet Ram's Head Big Muff.
     
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    Hi Matt, I was checking out your pedals on your site. Nice stuff! You're quite the authority on all things muff. How does the od850 differ from your violet ram's head pedal? Would it be possible/advisable to do a straight up replica of an od850, or are there some inherent disadvantages to the original circuit?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  10. mattpas

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    If you want, send me an e-mail to matt@stompunderfoot<dot>com and we can go over the pedals.
     
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    I'm selling an original one from 1974: link
     
  12. mattpas

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    I will be doing another straight up version of the OD850 in a couple of days and I will post a clip on the site.
     

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