Should i trade my big muff for a swolen pickle ?

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  1. mitchanator

    mitchanator Member

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    I like the big muff buy i find it to big for my pedal board. From what i heard the swollen pickle does big muff kind of sound and more. Anyone tried both ?
     
  2. circusinthesky

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    The Pickle isn't exactly small. It'll take up nearly the same space. And, yes, the reissue Pickle, with all the trim pots and knobs can get a Muff tone, and a lot more. Its very versatile.
     
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    you may want to ask chaz bono about that...:rimshot
     
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    Wow... that title suggested something ENTIRELY different than a pedal discussion.....
     
  6. Release

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    I had the Pickle for about a week and I spent more time tweaking than playing. It would sound fantastic for a while and then you'd come back to it and it would sound awful. Open it up, tweak the trim pots, adjust everything again on the front again..... more adjustments..... ahhh, just right. And then you'd turn it on the next day and repeat the whole process over again. I know some people love it but it was just too frustrating for me so it didn't last long.
     
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    Best thread title EVER! :rotflmao
     
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    :rotflmao I'm with you on that!
     
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    Didn't she start with a "Way Huge" product?
     
  11. Kevin_28

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    too easy folks...
     
  12. martinsmith06

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    If board real estate is paramount, another option might be the Blackout Effectors Musket. It's a really tweakable Muff pedal that sounds great and it's about the size of an MXR pedal. Search for a used one and you can get them for a really decent price.
     
  13. strombie

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    the pickle is not nearly as big as the muff as far as footprint goes. it's considerably smaller (unless you're talking about the little big muff). the SP does take awhile to dial in and get 'your sound' that you want out of it, but it has such a wide range of muff tones. The SP sounds more massive than the big muff in my opinion, but more tweakable. I used to have the BM w/Tone Wicker, but found it a bit boring. The Pickle is a lot of fun, and is worth it once you dial in your tone.
     
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    :agree
    I'm in the same boat. Just waiting for Mike Livesly to make me a MBM IC Muff. Then the Pickle is off to ole craigslist.
     
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    don't do it. try the swollen pickle, but don't get rid of your muff dude.
     
  16. vanguard

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    yeah, man. if you're open minded i think you'll find a swollen pickle can be enjoyed in ways a big muff just can't. nothin' wrong with swingin' both ways; it's the 21st century.
     

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