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looking for a good first effect to build

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by steve-o, Jul 29, 2002.


  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    it really needs to be for a bass. i want it to sound good.
    a distortion would be nice.
    can you point me some where and tell me what it would need?
    i have electronic experince.
    i want to get the parts today. can you help me out before the end of the day?
    thanks

    steve
     
  2. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Beamsville, ON, Canada
    This, and the one I'll post next are pretty good fuzzes I've made (just haven't got around to putting them in a case, wiring to jacks, etc)

    There are some errors, but you say you know electronics, so you should be able to troubleshoot stuff. It's easy, and really dependant on what sound you want as to what to change.
     
  3. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Beamsville, ON, Canada
    the other, more simple
     
  4. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Beamsville, ON, Canada
    Or you could build a big muff and modify cap values for bass:

    This schem is for the reissue... use the corrected resistor values rather than the originals
     
  5. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    you could do a cool torn speaker effect:

    step 1: grab knife
    step 2: jam it through speaker
    step 3: enjoy
     
  6. Can you build a pedal that switches this effect on and off? :rolleyes: