M-25: My favorite D*A*M fuzz?

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M-25: My favorite D*A*M fuzz?

Post by imguitardan » Sun Dec 19, 2010 11:19 pm

I've got a Sola MKII, 1966, M-25 and Red Rooster. I love the '66 and MKII. Somehow, the M-25 straddles the gap between the two! The voice is right in between the '66 and SB modes on the 1966 (yet not as raspy) and can be thick like the MKII ((though not as smooth) yet has a little more top end).

I NEVER would have believed that a Si FF type pedal could win out over those other legendary tones! This and John's Basic Audio stuff are the only inoffensive Si fuzzes I've played (feel & sound like Ge). Anyhow, this and a Skinpimp MKI on my board and I'm COVERED!

Seriously, I can't believe how much I like this pedal. It's certainly not just the doom fuzz sound I was expecting.

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Re: M-25: My favorite D*A*M fuzz?

Post by cubba » Mon Dec 20, 2010 3:50 pm

imguitardan wrote:
Seriously, I can't believe how much I like this pedal. It's certainly not just the doom fuzz sound I was expecting.

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Yeah, I think it's actually kinda' smooth for all that gain it produces.
The bottom-end is incredible on this pedal. Really sweet. Gobs of level available too, which I always appreciate.
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Post by Braden » Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:41 pm

Another fan here. I agree ^ about the bottom end being incredible but with that it is worth stressing just how much character and definition the tone retains even at its bassiest. I can hardly believe it sometimes that such a massive wall of crushing doom can still retain string clarity and lots of that classic, whooly, fuzzy texture. Never even gets close to being muddy.
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Post by imguitardan » Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:46 pm

Confirmed.
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Post by edkoppel » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:26 pm

yep, top 3 for me!
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Post by redeyeflight » Fri Sep 09, 2011 1:36 am

I like how the deluxe can really cut through the din and still sound fat, its a really clever and well executed design that just plain works! Ive actually been using the lower gain sounds it can produce a lot lately, it compliments the higher gain settings i use on my rat perfectly!
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Post by modeerf » Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:01 am

I prefer my older small box meathead deluxe to my newer m-25. IDK it is just more vintage sounding and raspy, yet can be as fat as my standard meathead dark. It is just rougher around the edges. Sounds really crusty and delicious.

there just seems like there is more of a seperation between that one and my drag'n fly than the m-25...it is a great pedal though
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