MJM 3-knob Britbender, anybody have one?

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  1. thrashmetl

    thrashmetl Supporting Member

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    The clips of this pedal are giving me crazy gas, but I'm sure we've all learned how different they can sound when you get them home. Anyone have one? How you like it? Tell me about it.

    Is this a variation of the MKII with an added tone knob or is it a MKIII clone? What transistors come standard in these? Are the transistors socketed so you can experiment with other transistors?
     
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    (as always, gut shot posted with builder's permission)

    Here is mine, and yes...I do enjoy it. As you can see, they are not socketed. I can elaborate later, I have to get to work.
     
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    It is based on the MKIII with a rounder smoother tone than an MKII.
     
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    Had one of these and got to compare it to my Soulbender. Smoother top end and more low end than the Soulbender, but also more of a scooped midrange. As far as transistors, I believe he uses what he has on hand and what works for the circuit.
     
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    What do the new ones look like on the inside?
     
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    It does NOT sound like my Skin Pimp MKIII for the record.
     
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    Never heard of them (skin Pimp). For the record. :D
     
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    Does the Skin Pimp have more gain? Clips of originals I've heard always sounded much rawer and gainier than the MJM and Fulltone versions.
     
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    This kind of info can be useful if you take the time to explain how they differ.
     
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    Juggling kids, honey-do's, social engagements...when I have the time I will gladly elaborate. When that time comes is just as unknown to me.
     
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    Totally understand. I'd definitely appreciate the info when you get the chance.
     
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