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Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:55 pm
by nad
So after a little bit over a week with the Maggot Brain, I gotta say that this thing is pretty outstanding. The touch sensitivity is insane! The clean up is nice as well, but I'm not really into that type of thing, so my context/experience therein is minimal at best. Volume at full bore and the fuzz dialed back to about 3 o'clock is perfect for me, in both my bright and dark rigs. Single coils only please, my two main basses are as such, and as such, so it goes.

Sadly (sort of [but not really]), I am on hiatus with playing out for a spell, so I won't get to hear this thing on stage for a bit. But, I will bring it to my next jam to stomp it in context. I wish it had just a touch more output so that I could use it for a temporary boost, as is my bassfuzz custom, but just a quick flick of the amp volume solves that so-called "problem" which isn't really a big deal. Perhaps that will encourage me to use this as an Always On type of pedal... and I'm good with that. So yes, well done David*Andrew*Main, yet again!

Oh, am I the only eejit using a Fuzzy Haskins/Head Buzz/Maggot Brain on bass? Plenty of lows with the Brain, I'm shakin' the walls with this motherfucker. Wond'ring Aloud. :smashed:

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:27 pm
by jazznrick
why only single coils? would it be a no go on my P bass?

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:05 pm
by The Captain


Batch #3. Done did done it, done it some more. Finished. Will be mid/late next week when wagons roll.

Got head cold, fucked my shoulder up, took some codeine....don't take codeine, David. Only about half a week behind considering. Rule of thumb: Never get outta the boat. Don't stop the train. If you need to shit, do it in your pants, etc.

:party:

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:23 am
by Turkish
Took receipt of a Maggot Brain today and I'm compelled to opine...I'm really blown away. I shouldn't be surprised. It's another homerun from the Cap'n. It's just soooo good. Clean amp, dirty amp. Riding the volume pot. It's just perfect to my ears.

Happy happy about this one. Thanks Cap.

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:22 am
by windjamma
Yeah the clean up is great on the Maggot Brain, never caves in on it's self loving mine. Just got to wait patiently now for the fuzzy haskins. :freakout:

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:09 pm
by Turkish
windjamma wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:22 am
Yeah the clean up is great on the Maggot Brain, never caves in on it's self loving mine. Just got to wait patiently now for the fuzzy haskins. :freakout:
Hell yes.

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:49 pm
by nad
jazznrick wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:27 pm
why only single coils? would it be a no go on my P bass?
After many trials and/or tribulations, I can safely say that the Maggot Brain works just fine with a P-bass. :party: I just typically prefer single coils because they are teh awesome. :smashed:

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2018 10:28 am
by windjamma
Got to play mine through my marshall's, was nailing Axis bold as love tones and highway chile tones all day long.

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:09 pm
by nad
So I've been using the Maggot Brain on bass, and honestly, it works fine, but definitely isn't ideal. It doesn't come close to my Dragonfly, which absolutely kills on the low strangs. So I put it up on Reverb for sale. Oh well. But first! I found a Strat at work and went for it. I know three Hendrix riffs on the skinny things, I can do it.

Holy fuck. Holy fucking FUCK. :drool2: I might have to start playing guitar now.

Re: Maggot Brain MB-71 2018

Posted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:14 am
by skelt101
nad wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:09 pm
So I put it up on Reverb for sale.
Link? :whistle: