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hey tplyons and tedintheshed

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by chips, Mar 22, 2006.


  1. you guys being very interested in the muff :)smug: ), ever come across, tried, heard about one of these?

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  2. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Haven't had a chance to try one yet, but I'm always keeping an eye out for one at a good price.

    Basically a Muff with a compressor built in. Heard some great things about them.
     
  3. Eisenmann

    Eisenmann

    May 12, 2004
    wow never heard of those
    I bet they kill!

    when were they produced?
     
  4. Joe P

    Joe P

    Jul 15, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    I always run any distortion with at least some-amount of compression in front of (before) it.

    That's pretty-much what makes distortion sound good with a Bass Guitar, to me.

    Joe
     
  5. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    From what I know they were only made in the late 70's and perhaps the early 80's. They are driven by op-amps, not transistors so are similar to the latter versions of the Big Muff with a Soul Preacher compressor built in.

    My biggest turn off? AC power.
     
  6. Tedintheshed

    Tedintheshed Banned

    Oct 8, 2004
    Columbus, Ohio
    Yes, I've tried on in a pawn shop. It was very noisey humwise, but had been abused a bit so that may no be a fair assessment.

     
  7. if you go to the site that you can see on the pic, they have a decent listing of EHX ad other vintage pedals aswell. Popped up when i was googling.

    I would love to try the talking pedal aswell. And the old EHX wahs.

    What was the tone on it like Ted?
     

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