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Electro-Harmonix Muff Fuzz pedal

Discussion in 'The Stomp Box' started by BadTranslate, Feb 11, 2021.

  1. BadTranslate

    BadTranslate Tele-Meister

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    Never seen one of these before! They should do a reissue.

    "The Fuzz Muff was a smaller entry in the expansive Muff series from EHX. This pedal functions as a fuzz and line boost. It is less sought-after than larger, full-form Big Muffs from this era.

    Years of Production: 1977 - 1983" -Reverb





     
  2. thunderbyrd

    thunderbyrd Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    i had at least 2 of those, back in the day. the Big Muff was around 90-100$, if i remember, but the Muff was around $29.95. the poor man's muff. but they worked fine.
     
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    beyer160 Friend of Leo's

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    They did, twice! The Nano Muff Overdrive is the Muff Fuzz circuit, the Double Muff is two of them in a box.
     
  4. wildschwein

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    This is from more than 10 years ago but is still one of the better demos:


    Older still:
     
  5. Blues Twanger

    Blues Twanger Tele-Afflicted

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    The Double Muff is a good fuzz and cheap but never sold well. JHS put it in a video recently and now used ones are very hard to find. Back in December you could find them for $40 all day, now it's just new ones in the listings.

    The Nano Muff OD is also underated and even cheaper.
     
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  6. wildschwein

    wildschwein Tele-Afflicted

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    I bought one of the silver box DMs in 2008 and have never let it go. It has the best clean up properties of any fuzz and a pretty wide variety of sounds. They have always been underrated.
     
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    I have a double muff only a few years old, it is an awesome fuzz!
     
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    RCinMempho Friend of Leo's

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    I had one in the 70's. I don't think I could sniff clean in that rig.
     
  9. northernguitar

    northernguitar Friend of Leo's

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    Try a treble booster in front of a muff...creates its own kind of distortion.
     
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  10. Dan German

    Dan German Doctor of Teleocity

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    I had one of those Muff Fuzzes back when. It was entertaining, but I didn’t appreciate it at the time. I actually have no idea what ever happened to it. Maybe my current cleaning/organizing/streamlining/downsizing will unearth a surprise! Or not.
     
  11. boppy

    boppy Tele-Meister

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    One of my first pedals. Still have it. Still use it.
    The MUFF Overdrive they released a while back doesn't sound anything like it.
     
  12. wildschwein

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    They're actually only a Fuzz Face circuits under the hood but with those simple designs the components really matter.
     
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