Black silicon 1966 anyone?

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Black silicon 1966 anyone?

Post by redeyeflight » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:57 am

Ok ok, so who's got one of them fancy black silicon 1966 pedals and would like to share some pics and info?
Thanks in advance! :party:
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Post by pigeontoe » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:03 am

I'll see what i can do.
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Post by jimi_dylan » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:22 am

Pics for one I sold a few months back:
http://picasaweb.google.com/marvinleath ... 3092792658
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Post by edkoppel » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:29 am

haha it looks like a funeral for a fuzz.
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Post by redeyeflight » Thu Dec 17, 2009 7:00 am

I remember when a few of them were up here for sale a while ago. I don't know why but I find the urge to have one badly!! :ztongue: Thanks for those cool pix!! :party:
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Re: Black silicon 1966 anyone?

Post by redeyeflight » Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:10 am

:badteeth: aaaaand...three years later I answer my own question. The silicon 1966 tonebender. Probably one of my favorite fuzzes at the moment. First of all a big thank you to The Captain for making this gem, and secondly a big thank you to The Warmth for hooking me up! :cheers: I have had this one for a bit now and have used it at a few gigs and a bunch at home and hopefully some recordings soon! This guy sounds a bit more in the fuzz face realm than tonebender in my opinion. It's got a lot of fuzz face qualities: the cleanup, smooth wooly fatness, nice and dynamic. But it's tightened up in all the right areas: gone is the fuzz faces flubby low end and muddyness, and there's a well bit more overall volume on tap. I'd say it leans more toward the silicon fuzz face side of things than the drag n fly, which always seemed a bit more on the germanium tonebender side to me. Truely a great pedal with tons of gain for a two transistor fuzz and really feels like a best of both worlds kinda thing. :party: Not sure why the Captain didn't make more of these :hmm: such an awesome idea for a fuzzbox I think! Plz reissue... :zgrin:
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Post by DucRyder » Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:17 am

Fuck yeah!
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Post by Funky Druid » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:26 am

What trannies are in Si 1966?
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Post by jetofuj » Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:59 am

Yeah, Si 1966 :crackjam:

I do miss these D*A*M boxes with battery drawer and switch on the side...
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Post by Funky Druid » Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:55 pm

Funky Druid wrote:What trannies are in Si 1966?
OK, I found info about BC179 & BC177 transistors.
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