Tonebenders from the UK .....

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  1. yladrd61

    yladrd61 Well-Known Member

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    Initial thoughts?
     
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    cool, you'll have to give us a review...
     
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    They look snazzy!
     
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    Give us the goods!

    I've been wanting to add a ToneBender MkI or MkII to my pallette.
     
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    Do they NOT have an option for external power????
     
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    I wanna hear too :dude:
     
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    These look good ! And the price (155£ for a Mk2) seems pretty reasonable considering the "mojo" parts used.

    Most germanium fuzzes don't, and those that do are inverted polarity compared to the Boss standard, which means you can't use a daisy chain style power supply with them.
    And according to the website it can be offered as an option anyways (and you always can use the battery clip-on cable that comes with most power supplies too).
     
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    The originals did not. There is something quite nice nice about a Tonebender and half failing battery!

    Take a look at these too (made by a forum member here):

    https://www.wah-wah.co.uk/

    [​IMG]
     
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    Biff Maloy Well-Known Member

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    Missed seeing this company. I'm interested in your thoughts. I like old style effects like this.
     
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    I'm very interested in these but would love to hear them. One thing that bothers me though is when pedal manufacturers don't put up videos on their site to show you what they sound like. Especially in this day and age it's easy to do!
     
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    Positive ground Germanium transistor fuzz pedals do not play nice with external power. You can order that as an option I prefer battery power only like the originals.
     
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    How's it sound and feel???

    I'm still in a honeymoon with my Sonus fuzz, I love it so much I was able to let go of my prized Roger Mayer Fuzz.

    A high quality vintage fuzz clone is extremely versatile, these vintage clone just behave unlike any modern mass produced fuzz I have ever played. Ive learnt that with the Sonus the Volume and Fuzz level can create a whole plethora of textures and tones. I'm really curious how you're gelling with these ToneBenders?
     

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