Which OD pedals use JFETs (besides Liquid Sunshine)?

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  1. Craftmatic

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    I have a CMATMODS Brownie which I think uses JFETS but I want something that is not high gain, but has more gain than the Subdecay Liquid Sunshine. Not looking for a Marshall thing so the Blackstar isn't the answer either. (I'm also confused about the difference between MOSFETs and JFETs.) I want something to take the place of a TS but has the FET type of uncompressed, dynamic sound & feeling.
     
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    Not sure about other companies 100% but my plexidrive and cranked AC overdrives are all low to medium gain jfet based overdrives.

    bw
     
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    As I said, I'm not interested in a Marshall sound which is what the Plexidrive is. I'm interested in something that is like the Liquid Sunshine, only with a bit more gain (OD). Looking for a Fender OD sound but not with a TS diode based circuit. Brian, I wish you made a pedal of your own design that sounds like a Tweed breaking up (like the way a Blues Jr. sounds, semi-cranked with that note bloom thing going on).
     
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    Which Menatone?
     
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    Actually the RAT has a jfet output buffer. I guess it still not qualify as a JFET overdrive.
    I am currently working on a Mosfet myself.
    :)
     
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    I'm working on a two stage discrete JFet overdrive. I will post the results as soon as it's finished.

    Technically most pedals have a JFet in them, most IC op amp designs involve a differential JFet stage as their inputs.
     
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    Fuchs has a few in the Plush lineup.
     
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    Are they made anymore?
     
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    Fairfield Barbershop Overdrive uses jfets
     
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    Cause & Effect Pedals "FET Dream". Haven't heard much about this one but the clips on their website sound pretty good.
     
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    So the only "popular brand" ones are Liquid Sunshine and GT-500?

    Lesser than I thought.
     

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