Big Muff Settings

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by DanGouge, May 10, 2005.

  1. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    I have a USA reissue Big Muff and while I've had some luck with it, I haven't really found the ideal setting yet. In that light I was wondering if the Big Muff users here could share their settings. For the record, I usually play a Fender Jazz into an Ashdown. Thanks everyone!
  2. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    i ordered mine today, so i cant help you, but any response will help me with mine, i also play a jazz....
  3. Beav

    Beav Graphics Whore

    Jul 17, 2003
    Middle Tennessee
    Designer: Beav's Graphics
    I have a new Russian version, but my settings are as follows -

    Sustain - 4:40 o'clock
    Volume - 1:30 o'clock
    Tone - 10 o'clock
  4. my settings:

    Volume:2:30 o'clock
    Sustain:3:30-4:30 o clock
    Tone: 2 o'clock
  5. Gomex


    Jan 7, 2005
    My settings
    Volume: Full
    Tone:2-3 O'clock
    Sustain: 8 O'clock
  6. lowmid


    Feb 2, 2005
    with a borrowed muff

    volume: about 2'oclock
    sustain: the same
    tone: about 11 o clock
  7. tmu


    Mar 14, 2004
    volume 11oclock
    tone 12 oclock
    sustain 9 oclock
  8. I have a Russian muff but if it helps here are my settings.

    Light distortion:
    Volume: 12
    Sustain: 9
    Tone: 1/2

    Heavier distortion:
    Volume: about 12
    Sustain: Full
    Tone: 12
  9. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    Thanks to everyone that's posted so far, I've made note of everything and I'll playing around with them when I have some time to crank everything up loud. In the meantime, keep 'em coming...
  10. (on a russian re-issue)
    Heavy fuzzed-up distortion (cliff-style):
    sustain: full
    volume: as needed
    Tone: 3-4 o'clock
    Lighter distortion:
    Sustain: 8 o'clock
    Tone: 1 o'clock
    Volume: as needed
    Sludgy, bassy fuzz:
    Tone: 8:30
    Volume: as you like
    Sustain: 3 o'clock
  11. Those are good responses for a really trebly, fuzzed up sound.

    If you want a warmer, overdriven sound:
    Volume: adjust to whatever you need
    Tone: 8:45-9:00
    Sustain 6:30
  12. loopee

    loopee Supporting Member

    May 12, 2009
    Surrey, B.C. Canada

    6:30 ??????