Maestro Fuzz Tone

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After the fuzzface, this was the second pedal i perfboarded more than one year ago when i started building guitar effects.
Today i got together a vero board version.
This is it.
I have not decided which trannies to use yet….my early build had ac128s. And it sounded ok..
We shall see then..

bea!
yours truly

Shin-Ei Fy2 Companion

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My fy2 companion fuzz build.
Caps: Cornell Dubilier, a funky red n black orange drop, Sprague, that sboring blue Philips electro, Mullard, some italian Polypropylene, you name it. It’s the bees knees!
Happy Easter!

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Recorded three clips using alternatively 2N5088, 2N5089, 2N2222..very little difference between them!
Danelectro going into a (low volume) Elkatone 610 solid state leslie.
Check them out on my soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/masutomasuto/shin-ei-fy2-w-2n5088

bea!
yours truly

Mojo haul

Mojo haul today.. assorted bag

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To the left, a very rare 2 metres of silk threaded wire (the type Marconi used as an aerial), just rare as hens teeth. Not made anymore. Relic.

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Mallory pots, an old school trimmer, vintage caps n stuff, japanese stuff…

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In a word, MOJO!

bea!
yours truly

Rangemaster Cortina Boost

I gave as a gift a bunch of Dallas Arbiter Rangemaster to some friends..
I branded them with a Cortina (famed, rich, skiing and lounging dolomitean village of the northern italian uppercrust) sticker.
Classic booster, classic location.

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in one case, it was given as a (laugh) KIT!

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My friend Enrico had it with a bigger value variable resistor (knob), so that he could dial it to fuzzy edges.
He said it is ‘too dirty’ for him (argh).
I called it STP-and badged it appropriately.

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heres’s my rangemaster transistor tester

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