Best Bass Fuzz?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by alexclaber, Sep 6, 2001.

  1. alexclaber

    alexclaber Commercial User

    Jun 19, 2001
    Brighton, UK
    Director - Barefaced Ltd
    I already have a Fulltone Bass-Drive which covers all my overdrive needs but I'm looking for something for when I want a more fuzzy sound. I've tried the EH Big Muff but that doesn't give enough bass when it's sounding fuzzy enough. ANy suggestions?

  2. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
    Hey Alex I work in MK. I thought you was from USA.

    NB the only place you can get zvex from in UK is in Manchester (ask for Rick) they give 48 hours return if you dont like it (check).

    I tried the WM in Florida and the bass response is excellent however I dont use effects on bass much. My guitar board consists of a Fulldrive 2 and a ZVex Fuzz Factory. Zachary Vex's stuff is built as well as Mike Fullers (IMHO) but is a bit 'madder'.
  3. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    Hi Alex,
    I recently built a bass version of the "Big Muff" for a guy I know. It sounds really wicked. (Building FX units is a sideline/hobby of mine).
    If you already have the Big Muff it's easily modded for more bass.
  4. lo-end


    Jun 15, 2001
    big muff, no question.
  5. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Try`em both :D (click on pics)...

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  6. KPO2000

    KPO2000 Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 5, 2001
    I've tried all of those as well as as the Prescription Depth Charge and owned an original Maestro Bass Brassmaster. The Black Cat Bass Octave is the best I have tried for bass to my ears. It is pretty much a clone of the Maestro. (You can select Octave on or off, blend signal and other cool things.) Check them out at