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Big Cheese Ball
« on: November 05, 2019, 09:32:00 AM »
I needed a bit of distraction the last few days so I allowed myself to do something fun and just for me. Hence, the Sacred Cow - a Big Cheese/Cheeseball fuzzorama.

This thing sounds pretty wicked. First time building one. I made two mistakes on the design. 1) The rotary switch was supposed to attach via straight pin headers but I put the pins about 1mm or so too close so I had to wire it. 2) I forgot to connect the C & E pins of the 2n3904 for the weirdo clipping this thing has. Both were easy fixes. Overall it sounds delicious. Lots of fuzz to wall of fuzz. Too much output, so I think I will swap the volume pot for 100kA to get a little more in-line resistance and tame it. Otherwise definitely a worthy build.

I won't be selling these. But, don't be surprised if this shows up as a future giveaway board.

I will give away two of the spares I have right now. If you are in the US, post here and I will send you one. Just two to give away for now, though. So don't keep posting after the two are gone asking for another one, haha. I know you guys will anyway, though, so it's all good.


Kudos to Dan Coggins on his most excellent fuzzball.


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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2019, 09:45:47 AM »
Does DPO count as in the US?

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2019, 09:48:39 AM »
Iím down for one. Seems like a fun build. Hope the distraction has helped through this rough time, Brian.

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2019, 10:03:12 AM »
I own madbeanpedals (duh). I am part owner of Function F(X).

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2019, 10:45:13 AM »
Sweet!

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2019, 02:29:47 PM »

I'd be down to build one, if you have one left?

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2019, 02:58:30 PM »
I like the label for the rotary switch.  :D

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Re: Big Cheese Ball
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2019, 07:49:06 PM »
Perfection!


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