Is there a "do it all" fuzz?

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  1. neosoulchild

    neosoulchild Member

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    Been going down that fuzz road, but I've been wondering.. does a fuzz exists that captures everything from silicon to germanium, fat muff to battery dying, maybe even with a boost?
     
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    The most versatile Ive personally come across is the Skreddy LMMD but I wouldnt say it does Muff sounds....
     
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    cbm Silver Supporting Member

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    Is there a do-it-all anything that isn't seriously compromised?

    BA Scarab Deluxe and Alter-destiny are very versatile, and I've heard good things about the Skreddy mentioned above (and the Hybrid Fuzz Driver), but I don't think that they are do-it-all fuzzes.
     
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    The Z Vex Fuzz Factory is pretty versatile, but not the easiest pedal to dial in!
     
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    one more time.....

     
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    No. There are a million different types of fuzzes with varying features and sounds. Rather than finding a fuzz that does it all, find the type of sound that you are looking for and get the appropriate one.
     
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    This might come close, but as far as I know there's only one in existence.
     
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    splatt david torn / splattercell Gold Supporting Member

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    that's the way i see it, too.....
    find the type of sound(s) you are looking for and get the appropriate one(s).
     
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    Hack Prophet vile mighty wretched Silver Supporting Member

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    Spaceman Sputnik covers a lot of ground in the germanium territory, can also do muff pretty well. Lacks a little in the tone bender dept imo but it is a really great box, especially for gtr volume knob users
     
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    The ZVex Fuzz Factory can do it all, and then some.

    Good luck getting it to do the same thing twice, though... ;)

    I can get is seeing to morph into something else just by looking at it askew.

    it's a fun little pedal, though, and outrageously versatile.
     
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    I've had a Fuzz Factory, it was cool, but harsh and bright.. and it didn't always sound the same when I used it. The Fuzz Factory 7 looks awesome tho, but it's very expensive.
     
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    sanfi4u Silver Supporting Member

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    The thread runs smoothly up to now :) Nice choices, guys! I'd say the list of versatile fuzzes is not full without PTD Bone Machine GT.
    Another great do-it-all fuzz is EQD Zap Machine MKII. It goes from nice transparent boost up to roaring fuzz.
     
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    coltonius Señor Member Silver Supporting Member

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    I'll throw in a vote for the Function F(x) Clusterfuzz. It's an amazing utility fuzz- it can do vintage fuzz on up to some modern, blown out speaker fuzz without compromising in between.
     
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    That Clusterfuzz looks amazing.. seriously. I have pretty much all of my fuzz needs, but this looks like fun.
     
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    coltonius Señor Member Silver Supporting Member

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    It truly is. About the only thing it can't do is Velcro and Octave- but dang is it good!
     
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    sanfi4u Silver Supporting Member

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    OP, you might like to check this thread as well. Many options were already referred there just a few days ago.
     
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    I have a fuzz factory on my board and I'll say that it is anything but a "do it all fuzz". I love the thing to death, but it can't do the scooped muff thing or really any sort of sound that would convince you that its anything other than what it is, it's a very versatile fuzz, but not what you want if you're looking for classic big muff, tone bender or fuzz face sounds. Great pedal, but I don't think it's a swiss army knife
     
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    This

    And trombetta pedals

    And one year waiting list
     

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