Meathead = Fuzz Face?

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Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by pigeontoe » Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:43 am

I thought I read somewhere that the Meathead is some kind of super heavy variant of a Fuzz Face. Is this true?
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by Jazzandmetal? » Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:55 am

I read that too. I think on the FSB site.

And not that it IS the same or anything but the same kind ( brand? ) of components were in my Dunlop FF that have been in most the MHs I have owned. The newer blue one.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by CitizenAudio » Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:07 pm

It is truly a great box! My favorite fuzz and the one I have on my board.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by Scott » Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:10 pm

Yeah im just really digging my meathead deluxe. it's got everything i want in one little tiny box. :) Thanks Dave!
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by JP30 » Sat Oct 17, 2009 1:22 am

I was trying to put Meatheads into Fuzzface group on my mental fuzz map.
but more and more I play with it. I just have to give meatheads their designated area on the map.

I have to try dark and extra someday.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by CitizenAudio » Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:23 am

stopmaykinsense wrote:Do Meatheads clean up well like a good Fuzz Face?
Very well.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by thesjkexperience » Sat Oct 17, 2009 4:03 am

stopmaykinsense wrote:Do Meatheads clean up well like a good Fuzz Face?
But it still stays very usable. I have several AM Sunfaces with the desirable trannys and they tend to thin out too much unless you are running into a very driven amp. Then the Sunface works a bit better as it isnt so thick (ymmv), but into a cleaner amp it is the Meat all the way.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by Jazzandmetal? » Sat Oct 17, 2009 4:09 am

stopmaykinsense wrote:Do Meatheads clean up well like a good Fuzz Face?
No. They clean up somewhat and the dark does it better imo than the others as it doesn't thin out at all.....but out of all the Meats I have owned, non clean up as well as say the Oxfuzz, Sunface, Dunlop or the Skin Pimp I have. Regular fuzz faces CAN thin out, as does the regular meathead when you have your guitar volume down to 2-3 but the Meats don't clean up any where near as well as a standard fuzz face.
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by The Captain » Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:57 pm

Yarp its a YAFF. I don't mention the Fuzz Face connection in the description on the site as I'd consider it wrong to do so. As in, if you wanted a true vintage sounding Fuzz Face and bought a Meathead you would not be a happy bunny. The biasing is wide open on the Meathead, its bigger and more modern in its fuzziness than say how a Fuzz Face is biased. I didn't tune the circuit for clean up....some geetars and amps you'll get good clean up but its not in the plan. The Meathead is supposed to break things. :hihi:
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Re: Meathead = Fuzz Face?

Post by CitizenAudio » Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:43 am

The Meathead is so rich and so bold! Thanks for the comment Captain!
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