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No name Fuzz
« on: June 20, 2017, 10:26:31 PM »
This is a Fuzz face variant with a MOSFET in the 2nd transistor spot.  It's a bit insane when you turn the fuzz pot all the way up.  I originally got the schematic for this on muzique.com 

This is the first pedal that I've built for someone other than a family member.  Achievement unlocked!

My wife's boss wanted a pedal, so he borrowed all of my fuzz pedals, and picked out this one as his favourite, and commissioned me to build one.  I charged for parts plus added a small fee that didn't really cover my time at all.

He also wanted an internal battery - I've not done that for a while, I'd forgotten how much extra wiring is needed to add all the battery switching.   

Nothing fancy with the graphics, he wanted it plain. 





And a photo of my soldering 'helper'

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2017, 10:28:40 PM »
Oh, and the other stomp switch changes the input capacitor between 103 and 104.  I've also added in a simple tone control after the fuzz.  Because more knobs and switches equals better, right?

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2017, 02:07:07 AM »
Very nice! I really like the simple look of it. I'm sure he's gonna be really happy with it!!

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2017, 06:49:46 AM »
looks great! Sometimes the simpler the graphics the better.

You cat looks SUPER amused... ::)

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2017, 04:57:50 PM »
That cat face says "Look at what I helped to build, I'm super proud of myself, can I have some food now?"

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2017, 06:05:35 AM »
Looks great, hope he gives her more $$ at review time
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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2017, 09:49:39 PM »
I am always impressed by anyone who can make their own board and get a working pedal out of it! And I dig the minimalist look of the enclosure as well.
To me, the cat looks like she/he is looking at you and thinking "Silly human...I would kill and eat you if I could!"

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Re: No name Fuzz
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2017, 05:24:12 PM »
Cool build, I like the simple style, it's effective. 
Cool cat too!  That picture brings back memories of my first cat Syd.  A look of contentment :)