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Gudday all, here's Brotherhood of Steel. It's BuGG's Brown Betty pcb with a klon buffer to kill the squeal, and dual gain channels using 100k and 1meg pots.

"Hey Willy, what's with the bird's nest under the pcb?" I hear you ask. Well, that's what happens when you add another gain pot and have to shift all the eq controls one to the left and don't bother shortening the wires.

Interesting effect, the amount (and tonality) of distortion is really dependent on the eq controls (as per the thermionic distortion too). Didn't like running this one with the trimmer flat out, unlike the thermionic distortion, as it got a bit blatty going that hard. There was also little variation within the gain pot travel. It took a bit of time to dial it in, but I think I'm happy now.

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Re: Brotherhood of Steel - Brown Betty with dual gain and buffer
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2018, 07:49:15 AM »
Thatís a lot of shiny knobs there. I like it.


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Re: Brotherhood of Steel - Brown Betty with dual gain and buffer
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2018, 06:14:29 PM »
Thanks Jimi, they're cheapies I got from Wish.

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Re: Brotherhood of Steel - Brown Betty with dual gain and buffer
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2018, 06:34:37 PM »
Nice screaming pedal there! I bet it grinds...!
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Re: Brotherhood of Steel - Brown Betty with dual gain and buffer
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2018, 10:09:07 PM »
Excellent graphics and a most excellent name for the pedal!
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Re: Brotherhood of Steel - Brown Betty with dual gain and buffer
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2018, 03:37:06 AM »
nice build all round!