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The 'Civil War' is happening at my house.

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by GuzBaas, Jan 7, 2012.


  1. GuzBaas

    GuzBaas

    Oct 10, 2008
    London
    I want to share my happiness. :hyper:

    DSC_0098.

    I bought it because I had to know, NOW I KNOW why this pedal I so sought after

    The sound is HUUUUGE, I cannot describe it..

    It has too much bottom (something I thought I'd never say)
    I had to roll off the tone of the effect.

    No fuzz I have ever tried can come even close to this thing...

    I have used the Black Russian, The Bass Muff and the NYC Reissue.
     
  2. Outlaw_son

    Outlaw_son

    Mar 8, 2007
    Omahell
    Got any soundclips to share? Just started looking into muffs recently and would love to hear any clips you have.
     
  3. Laurent

    Laurent Supporting Member

    May 21, 2008
    Napa, California
    Wow, the pedal is in incredibly good condition.
    Congrats.
     
  4. ZanaZulu807

    ZanaZulu807

    Aug 6, 2007
    Agreed. I have a Civil War Muff and it looks more like my Pug's @$$ after switching dog food than a pedal, lol...

    If I got a Civil War in that state I wouldn't even play it. I'd throw the sucker in a glass case and drool in awe daily...

    Great find man...
     
  5. GuzBaas

    GuzBaas

    Oct 10, 2008
    London
    I'll try to upload a youtube video comparing the Civil War and the Small Box Muff :hyper:
     
  6. GuzBaas

    GuzBaas

    Oct 10, 2008
    London
    HAHAHAHHAHA (you actually made laugh hard)

    If it helps, the muff is on top of my amp :bag:
     
  7. omie

    omie Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2011
    Arizona
    Yes, video!
     
  8. GuzBaas

    GuzBaas

    Oct 10, 2008
    London
    My playing SUCKS but you'll get an idea of how it sounds ;)
     
  9. GuzBaas

    GuzBaas

    Oct 10, 2008
    London
    I just made a comparison between the CIVIL WAR MUFF vs BLACK RUSSIAN (Small Box)

    Conclusions: The Civil War is more "creamy" than the Black Russian and has at least 20-25% more low end than the Black Russian... you feel that something is missing in the Black Russian....

    I don't think a youtube video will catch the whole difference, I'll try uploading clips to sound cloud.

    Questions? let me know.
     
  10. omie

    omie Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2011
    Arizona
    I loved the black russian but the low end loss was SEVERE. Also had a Fuzzrocious Grey Stache(CWM clone), but wasn't as in love with its distortion/fuzz as the Black Russian... though it had all the low end and mid bite I could ask for. Interested to hear clips with the actual civil war muff. Good luck.
     
  11. Valerus

    Valerus

    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    NICE!
     
  12. andvari7

    andvari7

    Aug 28, 2004
    Ennui
    I am SO getting a Wren and Cuff Box of War.
     

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