Moserite Fuzzrite?

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  1. mahler

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    A buddy of mine has a Mossrite Fuzzrite (vintage), wondering how much they go for , (He wants to sell it), and also what It sounds like!

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    you can find clips of them on youtube. pretty rude sound. Ashbass makes a nice clone. Not sure what original one's sell for.
     
  3. mahler

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    Thanks, heard of them going for 1000, that would make my friend happy!
     
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    Wow, you'd have to be a collector. The Ashbass is almost exact copy and only $100. :)
     
  5. mahler

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    Yeah I guess, but you never know what people will or will not pay for certain pedals. Just saw a Sola Bender on ebay, 1200...and not over!
     
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    I had one, an original. It was *VERY* rough sounding and unmusical, with a bass cut you wont believe - as if it went through a crossover and only the treble made it through. I can't imagine why anyone would pay $1000. It's not collectible in the same way an authentic NKT275 Fuzz Face would be, since those actually sound good.
     
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    I've never heard of one selling for anywhere near $1000. I don't think I've even seen one for $500.
     
  8. mahler

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    Well this is just what I saw, but again I don't know!
     
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    Vintage Silicon or Germanium?
    That will determine the price as well.
     
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    I have an original, and an Ashbass Fuzzbrite clone. Sound pretty much the same- no bass, hive of bees. Think 'Inna a gadda davida' or the 'Once Upon A Time In The West' movie.
     
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    If you want to build one easily, Mahoney makes one called the Buzzrite (I think), and he is selling fully populated boards for them on Ebay for about $13, with full directions on how to put it together. I just got one, but have to get the enclosure and pots, etc. to build it.

    Al
     
  12. hathisisfunnyha

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    they go for around $200-300 depending on how clean they are.

    Not a very useable fuzz pedal at all - LOUD LOUD LOUD
     
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    Two years ago I sold a broken Fuzzrite--no sound, almost impossible to turn the fuzz knob, really rough cosmetic condition--on eBay (I mentioned all of this in the description) for around $200.
     
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    Look at Creepy Fingers Effects. Brad makes great pedals and has been compared to the DAM pedals. I own his Fuzz Face and it is one of the best fuzzes I have ever owned. I love it so much I ordered 3 more of his pedals which should arrive next week.

    He makes a pedal called the Fuzzfight based on the early germanium version of the Fuzzrite. Check out the clips!

    http://www.myspace.com/creepyfingerseffects
     
  15. mahler

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    So my pal who has a mint vintage one could expect what 500 dollars?
     
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    I think closer to $400 - it's a very unique fuzz but not that great. Most likely will go to a bidder in Japan. They eat that **** up over there
     
  17. mahler

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    Haha, those Japanese and their Mosrites.
     
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    i wouldn't think so in the this economy...but you never know
     
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    With a tele and ac30type amp those things sing - they're gnarly and dirty but dang. Into a slighty dirty amp they give off more of a traditional fuzz.

    Also, I don't dig fuzz faces so if that's your thing take it with a grain of salt.
     
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    Tell him to hang on to it for a while until things start to turn around. Post some pics, it might help with the pricing. Its definitely a niche fuzz. Not meant for everyone, which keeps the prices down. Depending on the condition Ive seen them go from about 200-500. The higher prices where from a few years ago when people had a little more money to throw around

    Tell him to give it to you
     

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