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Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« on: April 16, 2015, 09:43:09 PM »
Here we have an smd fuzz factory layout I did, dubbed "fuzz u". 

The word cloud is "you told me that you loved me." 
Not autobiographical, just inspired by a prince video I saw a while ago and pinched the crying figure from.

Wish I'd spaced the pots a little farther apart so I could get some regular knobs on them.  I have a few ideas but haven't implemented yet.

The power jack was a royal pain in the drawers.  I'm going to replace it in the near future but a little distressed from the install.

The led is filed into the shape of a heart, and the sides filled in with black sharpie.

Real germs.

I did the powdercoat in gunmetal grey sparkle, with some dormant red sprinkled on by hand, which was then coated in clear
powder.  Laser etched the graphics and filled in outline with colored pencils so that it didn't look like a puddle of blood.

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Thanks for looking!
« Last Edit: April 16, 2015, 11:18:10 PM by wgc »
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2015, 12:57:16 AM »
Man you've been up to some cool stuff...! Looks killa and what a great way of putting it together!
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2015, 01:01:36 AM »
you definitely have been busy. The finish is really unique
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2015, 01:21:55 AM »
This is true artistic beauty, but it makes me sad. Luckily, it has smd and pth  components and that makes me happy. Damn, I looked at the graphics again...no I'm sad again.  :o


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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2015, 02:18:44 AM »
I love everything about this. Fantastic build with great graphics and art and perfect surgically precise execution. Worthy of love no question about it

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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2015, 04:08:46 AM »
man that 1590A smd build is just crazy :)

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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2015, 05:37:01 AM »
layout is killer man! and the finish... no words. You should have called it "pocket fuzz" or something like that, is so cute you could use it as a key chain.
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2015, 05:47:22 AM »
the dc jack got barely in there right hahah only because you couldn't look at the output jack being not in line with the input one hahah :))

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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2015, 07:42:05 AM »
Very cool!

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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2015, 09:07:30 AM »
Daaaammmnnn


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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2015, 09:25:42 AM »
Every part of this is killer.

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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2015, 10:16:37 AM »
Wow that's great! I think it looks sleek without knobs.
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2015, 04:59:44 PM »
Thanks guys!  Deeply appreciate the kind words.

I have an idea for knobs. But I might leave it without too

The power jack was painful because of one small detail:

You can't turn the nut. I had to spin the jack instead and those threads are pretty whack already. And too true about not lining up the other jacks..!

Don't be sad Steve. This is a pedal for healing. ;)
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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2015, 05:25:32 PM »
Wow that's great! I think it looks sleek without knobs.

Me too.. plus its a Fuzz Factory, does anyone really care where the knob indicators really are on this circuit. Twiddle until you find your sound. LOL

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Re: Fuzz U (fuzz factory)
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2015, 05:30:58 PM »
So true!  Lots of variety in this circuit.
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