Wren and Cuff Tri Pie 70

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  1. stjimmy328

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    So it's time for a new Big Muff and this pedal really seems to have "it." Can anyone tell me about it or about the company? It looks pretty sick and sounds it as well. Thanks!
     
  2. Trotter

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    Probably the biggest sounding Muff I've ever played.
     
  3. Black_Label

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    W&C is one of the best builders out there. They make great pedals and they really know Muffs! I've had most of their pedals at one time or another and have liked them all except the Box of War (which other guys seem to like a lot, so go figure). The Tri Pie is excellent; it's probably my favorite Muff clone. It's a little bassier and grittier and meaner than my '71 Triangle. I've got a couple dozen vintage Muffs and modern clones and the WCTP stands near the top. No joke.
     
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    Love W&C. All of their s**t is awesome. I have the Tall Font, f'n love it.
     
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    I had one for a while and sold it. It definitely delivers that Muff-y, scooped mid-range creamy sustain in spades and to my ears doesn't sound as compressed or angry compared to the Tall Font, which is a bonus if you like using your volume knob a little bit.

    The reason I sold it was that in a band context (playing indie rock) I could never cut through unless I boosting the pedal with something mid-rangey (TB screamer, klone, clean boost, etc). This led to a continual headache over stacking multiple pedals.

    If you're gonna go the W&C route, check out of the Box of War.
     
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    thanks guys! its sounding more awesome in words!
     
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    I had the Box of War but the Tri Pie was a better sounding Muff to my ears
     
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    W&C is a great company and make outstanding pedals. I have the Your Face 60's and it's the best fuzz I have ever used.
     
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    I'm demo-ing a Your Face 60s right now and it's excellent. Very well balanced and useable fuzz face circuit. Other than the Tri Pie, the Caprid is probably my favorite Rams Head clone. And the White Elk is really doing it's own thing as well.
     
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    They all look awesome. Id like to check out the. Violet World too.
     
  11. triviani

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    Hey, how would you compare the White Elk to the Tri Pie? I got a White Elk this week and it has pleasantly surprised me, it's my new favourite fuzz right now. Which leads me to think that I need to try some other W&C fuzz boxes..
     
  12. guitarslinger21

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    Totally agree with this.
     
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    I asked Matt and he said that The White Elk is closest to Caprid specs, but the scoop is only a 2 on this chart:

    (So, not nearly as scooped.)

    http://static1.***********.com/stat...ae4b0bc20d1e5ad18/1431397308599/?format=1500w

    (Apparently TGP is blocking the image address of that chart. Go here: http://www.wrenandcuff.com/muffchart )

    http://stompthebird.bbforum.co/topic31.html#p138

    Yeah, I love The White Elk.
     
  14. triviani

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    Thanks a lot. The white elk has a lot of presence indeed.
     
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    The WE is more scooped and trebly. It's got a really cutting sound that works best with a darker amp. The Tri Pie is more balanced, not too much gain and has decent scratchiness as notes decay. The TP is one of the best Muffs I've played. I hate to admit it, but it sounds better than my '71 triangle muff.
     
  16. R.C.Moran

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    I just picked up a Violet World and it is an outstanding Muff. The Caprid is still my favorite, but the VH sounds very special and very big, plus it will save me pedalboard space.
     
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    Uhm, don't you mean that the WE is less scooped -as in, with more mids-?
     
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    No. The White Elk is definitely more scooped.
     
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    If you don't have a great fuzz pedal, the Tri Pie 70 is great. Just buy it and enjoy.
    I only have 7 Wren and Cuff pedals including a Violet World, Box of War, Your Face 60's. The Tri Pie is fine.
     
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    I've got a White Elk and mine doesn't sound scooped at all. Very full sounding Muff.
     

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