Author Topic: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)  (Read 333 times)

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Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« on: September 14, 2023, 10:17:05 PM »
Question... How many BF-2 flangers does a person need?
Answer... All of them!

If you don't know me by now, I'll let you in on a little secret... I love me some Boss flanger.  In total, I've built 5 of them.  4 of them have been on the Fraudhacker PCB and 3 of those have been of the BF-2 variety.  What makes this one different than those other BF-2's you may be wondering?  Well, I used a NTE1641 BBD for this one.  I wanted to know if there is a sonic difference between a MN3207 and a MN3007 in the same style of circuit and if Iím going to be honest... I'll also use any excuse to add another BF-2 to my collection.  Have I mentioned that I love Boss flangers yet ;D?  In all seriousness though, I spent about 40 minutes contrasting and comparing this build with my OG Baron of Arizona flanger.  I can honestly say, there's little to no difference between the sound of my MN3207 BF-2 and this one.  This latest build has a slightly lower overall noise floor and flange wasn't quite as deep with the depth knob maxed but, that was the only difference I could hear.  Those two things could easily be chalked up to part tolerances so I'm not reading too much into it.  Both sound exactly like a Boss BF-2 and I can dial them in to sound exactly the same.  Outside of that, there's not much else I can say.  Same color enclosure, same artwork, and I used white knobs instead of black for this one.  That's pretty much it.



« Last Edit: September 15, 2023, 01:06:05 AM by blackhatboojum »
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Re: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2023, 03:22:07 PM »
Very cool, as always. You some some more phasering though.
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Re: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2023, 03:52:26 PM »
Nice build! Happy flangerising  8)

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Re: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2023, 06:17:38 PM »
The baron will always be my favorite, great job Clinton.
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Re: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2023, 08:46:33 PM »
Cool as always and good to know that the chip doesn't seem to make much of a difference.
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Re: Baron of Arizona flanger #3 (NTE1641 edition)
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2023, 10:52:06 AM »
I know you've already told the story of its namesake in your first build of it, but my brain always defaults to "Arizona Ranger with a big iron on his hip" ómaybe I need to give the Mojave a break 🤪