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Super Russian

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by XXL, May 18, 2018.

  1. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    Super Russian

    A Tall Font style fuzz with an option to add mids and a "creamy" mod plus a Germanium boost that you can stack or use solo.
    Plus a real rarity... A Wren And Cuff pedal with top jacks!

    Anyone else getting one?
  2. jbybj

    jbybj Supporting Member

    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Actually those are side jacks, the pedal is just disoriented.
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  3. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    Good to know.
  4. RockDoc


    Jan 5, 2007
    The W&C Tall Font Russian works very well with basses. This seems to be a more flexible version of the TFR, perhaps based somewhat on the Elephant Skin? Looks promising!
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  5. Korladis

    Korladis Banned Supporting Member

    Looks cool, but I already have a Dunwich Du-95 for my Russian style muff with extra mids needs.
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  6. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    The Super Russian does seem like a deluxe Elephant Skin. Same enclosure, TFR based, and a boost.

    Although the boost is a different type on the Russian, plus the Russian has a mids switch, and a high gain switch.

    I wonder since the boost is Germ if its like a Phat Phuk
  7. Shadowkast


    Aug 20, 2016
    The Dreadfort
    I'm loving that enclosure, one of the best looking I've ever seen.
    Last edited: May 21, 2018
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  8. shaggy45

    shaggy45 Supporting Member

    Sep 27, 2009
    So is this just a tall font with a phat phuck after it?

    Nevermind doesn't appear to be a phat phuck. Says "crystal clear transparent germanium buffered boost"
  9. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    I was thinking the same thing, but "crystal clear" isn't how I imagine a germanium boost would sound. Maybe we'll get lucky and it is similar to a phat phuk.

    Either way, got mine pre-ordered!
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  10. Grahams Groove

    Grahams Groove If it feels heavy, it's heavy. Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    Boulder, CO
    I didn't initially realize the buffer/boost could be used independently. I reached out to Matt at W&C regarding the tone/germanium-ness of the boost. Hope he doesn't mind me sharing a bit...

    He said it is not like the PPB. Rather, it's a super clean boost well suited to push the actual muff side much harder when desired. But the boost does not introduce it's own gain, and this was to keep the muff drive circuit from sounding flabby or muddy when boosted. Regarding the boost, it "adds a nice subtle sheen to the tone when used on its own".
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  11. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Good to know! Thanks for sharing.

    I dig how thoughtful that design choice is. Makes total sense to prevent the muff from flabbing out.

    God that pedal is gonna be sick!
  12. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    A clean style Germ boost, interesting.
    I know from experience that the boost in the Elephant Skin is really good for that “added sheen” Matt’s taking about.
    The boost in the ES is a BJT, a Mosfet style boost I think.
    I’m even more intrigued on how the boost in the Russian will sound since it’s not a PPB or like the ES.
  13. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    Prymaxe has a pretty good pre-order price on the Super Russian.
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  14. J-Dub

    J-Dub Supporting Member

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin, TX
    :( find this out after I try to support the business by pre-ordering direct from W&C

    That is an insanely good price!
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  15. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    I'm guessing that's about where the used pricing will be on the SR.
  16. RockDoc


    Jan 5, 2007
    How are you guys finding the Prymaxe pre-order price -- I can't see it?
  17. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    Yeah that great price isn’t there anymore.
    I’m guessing someone messed up and Prymaxe had to fix it.
  18. mmbongo

    mmbongo Dilly Dilly! Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
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  19. XXL


    Jun 14, 2007
    Hmmm :whistle:

  20. vivaknoxvegas

    vivaknoxvegas El Duderino Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2002
    Knoxville, TN
    Here’s the prototype.

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