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PaxWorks

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DC power jack?
« on: September 07, 2011, 08:24:30 PM »
Hey guys I'm building a Sabertooth for a buddy of mine and I'm trying to get everything from Smallbear.

What power jack should I Get?

Also anyone have experience with this build? Should I mod anything?

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Re: DC power jack?
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2011, 08:53:40 PM »
get these ones.
http://www.smallbearelec.com/Detail.bok?no=666

I wouldn't mod anything on that one. it's pretty cool as it is. works great with guitar or bass. good luck with your build.
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2011, 09:47:36 PM »
If anything, i would try the mastotron mods or maybe try out different transistors, but its hard to beat this circuit as is.  Its a fuzz face style circuit, so in general, you should keep it simple.  Ive tried about 15 different transistor types in this circuit in different gain ranges and found i liked the stock configuration the best.  I even tried bc108's and 2n2222a's, which are generally my favorite silicons, but the 3904's had just the right amount of bite.  Ive always wanted to build a germanium version of this pedal, but havent tried it yet.  I bet it would sound great, but it would be hard to find just the right set of transistors.  Let us know how the build goes. 

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Re: DC power jack?
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2011, 10:33:47 PM »
Thanks GUYS! I'll post the build once I'm done.