MXR distortion + help ?

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  1. Evolon

    Evolon Member

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    Heya so i just picked this stompbox up for $50 NZD.I cannot find another one exactly like it anywhere.Dunno if its rare or was such i miserable failure they didnt make them anymore.anywho can someone please update me on it? thanks.Add my youtube too =D http://www.youtube.com/user/CJZDAMAN32
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  2. Evolon

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    The numbers on the pots are : 1378121 , 1378119
    And on the chip : 104 3001 104

    Thanks
     
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    Update you on what? They've been around for a long time. I have one. I loved it when i was younger but i recently dug it out and i'm going to re-bury it with my other junk.
     
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    They've been around forever. I bought mine in '75 and I still use it to this day. They're still sold too.
     
  5. MKB

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    I'm not 100% sure, but it looks like a reissue, so it may have limited vintage value. In any case, plug a LP with a high output pickup into this, and this into a 4 hole Marshall, and you'll have the hard rock sound of the seventies. Good stuff!!
     
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    It is definitely a reissue. If you had a script logo or a block logo without the LED it would be worth a little money. Nevertheless, the new reissue actually sounds a little better than the pre LED block logo ( though not quite as nice as the hand-wired script logo). I have both.

    This is my ( as well as Randy Rhoads) favorite distortion pedal ever. It sounds great in front of a Marshall or in front of the clean channel of my 61' Fender brown deluxe.
     
  7. Evolon

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    I have not seen any others like it thought.to my research it was made in 81' and that was when the led first came into manufacturing Dunlop discontinued manufacturing MXR D+ cos they moved on for other reissues
    Its got a 1/4 DC input 0.o
     
  8. shg

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    Um, it's one of the most common and well-known distortion pedals in the world.
     
  9. Evolon

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    Im not a total numnut.I mean i havent seen one exactly like this.
     
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    I have a '78 block logo. Had it modded by Analog Man for true bypass, LED and Boss style DC jack. Much more useful to me now. It's a one trick pony, but what a cool trick. It was such a common pedal, that I don't think they're worth much as a collectible, if that's what you're getting at. The script logo ones are probably worth a little.
     
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    Larry Carlton used these in front of his Mesa's quite a bit ...
    A fact folk often overlook when trying to figure out how he dialed in some of his early 335 tones...
    This detail comes directly from LC himself ...
     
  12. Pax

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    No need to bust on the newbie. He's just looking for some help. Mind your TGP manners.
     
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