I’ve been a fan of the ’69 Full Tone Fuzz pedal which is no longer available. The other guitar player in the band I play in uses one, and it’s a fantastic fuzz pedal with plenty of ‘woof’ ont he speaker. I love the fuzz pedal to cheese out and stress out those speakers, and the ’69 has no problems doing that. You can still find the Fulltone ’69 Fuzz on eBay, but I wanted to talk about the Fulltone ’70 Fuzz which is available today. The Fulltone ’70 replicates the later fuzz faces using silicon transistors vs. germanium transistors and includes a ‘mid range’ knob.
Here is the official pedal description:
If you’ve ever played a 1970s-era fuzz pedal, you’ll recognize the sound of the Fulltone ’70. This fuzz stompbox has 2 intentionally mismatched silicon transistors allowing for greater harmonic content—this snarling, spitting pedal is not for the meek. Putting the Fuzz control on 10 might give you all sorts of oscillation and weirdness, but that’s rock.
Housed in a 16-gauge steel box and powder-coated in deep blue, this Fulltone Fuzz Pedal has an unruly, warm tone ideal for older 4-input Marshall amps. It’s got all the fuzz you need and includes a Mid control for extra clarity and cut.
Here is a great video from ProGruitarShopDemos
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