Skreddy Pedals BC239 Fuzz - Classic Mid 70's Aggressive Sustain


Skreddy Pedals

This will take you back

Remember that "holy grail" muff that you wish you had never sold?

Now you can have that sound again, but without the over-sized box, and with true bypass, led, Boss™ style power jack, and Skreddy's own angry demon face graphic to goad you on.

The Skreddy Pedals™ BC239 FUZZ is a throwback to the late "rams head" era.  The BC239 transistor will tend to render less bass, resulting in a more biting and articulate muff tone.  Add to that the fact that the later rams heads employed plastic film capacitors instead of the softer, grittier tone of ceramic discs used in the triangle knobs and earlier rams heads, and you get a clear, cutting top end.  You'll hear every detail of its velvety distortion.  I'm preserving articulation by keeping the gain in check just enough and not letting it get too mushy or syrupy.  Nice and hot with ample harmonics and of course great sustain.  Rather than a round, fluty tone, you'll get a meaty grind even in your high notes. 

Guaranteed to inspire you to play some evil, doomy metal licks.

I went full circle on this one; no pretty, carefully sculpted, balanced tones.  Just pure vintage nostalgia--let it sing in its original voice with all its color and charm.

For the tone stack, I copied the era that used a milder mid scoop than most.  And when you flip the mini toggle to the right, you'll get a midrange hump that will propel your solos through the loudest band mix.

Most recent forum threads


Where to find one?

your browser doesn't support AJAX?

fx pedal stompbox stomp box guitar effects pedal fuzz distortion/fuzz/overdrive dirt grit
Syndicate content

Subscribe to our newsletter

Also check out Effects Database's social media accounts: