Sola Sound Bum Fuzz Unit


Sola Sound

Originally produced by Sola Sound for Barnes & Mullins in the mid 70's and originally baring the moniker of B&M Fuzz Unit, the Bum Fuzz is not only an exacting reissue but a part for part recreation of one of Scotland's most noted musicians personal weapons of choice. The hypnotic and sleazy fuzz tones heard in the music of Edwyn Collins are delivered with the aid of his own vintage B&M Fuzz Unit, affectionately known as the 'Bum Fuzz'

Part section and specification on this first run are all based exactly upon Edwyn's own personal B&M Fuzz Unit. Resistor values and even potentiometer types can vary greatly within the vintage units so performance and tone can differ greatly from one example to the next. These reissues are built with exacting attention to tonal detail so those raunchy and sleazy fuzz tones are easily achieved. The circuit's are loaded with gain selected BC184 silicon transistors that offer a very low signal to noise ratio. The fuzz tone is smooth with a broad and very even EQ balance. The lows are full and chunky, the highs a bright tangly sizzle. The available sustain goes from a dirty low gain drive tone to a full-on high energy fuzz. The Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit is simple but very versatile fuzz box that is equally at home with a small tube driven combo or larger high powered amplification. 

As always a super huge thank you to Electric Warrior for his wizard like nerdism in reproducing the graphics, and also to Stu for perfectly recreating the PCB's.

There will be 200 pieces in total, 100 are pre-built.

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