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Bio77

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PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« on: May 27, 2022, 05:29:21 PM »
During my PFUK auction two bidders were going at it.  Half way through they both agreed to donate $500 even if they lost.  I thought that was super cool, so, I decided to build this pedal for the loosing bidder as a gift.

It's a Muff and it is big!  I used MBs Ram's Head values with SE4010s.  The Hfe on these were all over 400.  So, this is mean and super loud!  I think unity gain is about 9 o'clock.  ;D  The art says Ram's Head in Ukrainian (Thanks Benny_P for the translation!).  Also the board is a PPCB that I had received as part of a prize from Fig (So, thanks Fig!). I  wanted it to look vintage, so, I polished a bare enclosure without sanding.  I think it came out really cool.







 

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2022, 05:45:30 PM »
That turned out SO clean!
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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2022, 06:04:14 PM »
That looks really great. Is that no film?

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2022, 06:40:24 PM »
Thanks fellas!

That looks really great. Is that no film?
Yessir.  Actually, looking at the pics I see a dotted line I need to clean up before I send it  ;D

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2022, 09:50:11 PM »
That turned out fantastic! Great job with the design and knob choice. And, as always, the board is immaculate.

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2022, 10:26:44 PM »
Man that's cool

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2022, 11:22:42 PM »
Everything about this is awesome as hell!
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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2022, 12:47:30 AM »
Love this. Congrats, and props for PFUK  8)

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2022, 01:09:33 AM »
Dude! That is awesome. I was just thinking about this yesterday actually. Itís really awesome of you to do that!

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2022, 10:57:02 AM »
Thanks everyone!

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2022, 07:35:10 AM »
So polishing without sanding is how to get the old school EHX look! Duly noted and I will likely try this on an upcoming Muff build.

It looks like you used a B10k pot for sustain. Is that a mod to make the gain range more useable?

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2022, 09:55:04 AM »
It looks like you used a B10k pot for sustain. Is that a mod to make the gain range more useable?
Nope, that's just a mistake!  Thanks, Bret!  Good catch.  I'll have a chance to swap it out before this goes in the mail.   

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2022, 11:13:58 AM »
This looks really good! What did you use to polish the enclosure?

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2022, 11:21:46 AM »
This looks really good! What did you use to polish the enclosure?
I use buffing pads that fit in my drill press and a set of rouge buffing compounds.  It's the same set up I use to make super shinny enclosures, but this time I skipped the sanding prep work. 

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Re: PFUK - Ram's Head Muff
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2022, 04:58:31 PM »
Very nice and tasty use of blue caps :-)  What a great story with the two bidders too!  Very generous on both your and their parts.

I hadn't thought of a buff wheel on a drill press, that's a great idea.
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