"Haha! Like the guy playing it (only kidding Mr Batio!)
I've actually played BC Rich's that were quite good instruments (at what they do) albeit awful looking things and those JEM thingies sure play super fast but sound super terrible.
"No problem! The 'Rite' sounds really good, can't remember exactly what trannies he uses but they are silicon anyway. I reckon fuzzrites seem to be somewhat easier to clone than maestros, they seem more tolerant of different transistor…"
The original run of Maestros (the 3 volt and 3 transistor FZ-1) was from 62-65 where Gibson made roughly about 5000 of them. They didn't sell as Gibson had anticipated until Keef recorded 'satisfaction' with…"
"Just remembered - North Effects based in London does a pretty decent FZ-1A clone (he calls a 'Primitive') for only about £70 or so. It has no fancy paint job, just a good sounding box using non original trannies but powered…"
"A lot of the Sonics sound was acheived by pushing the amps and red-lining the mixing desk I believe. That Outsiders track (and most of the fuzz sounds on the BFTG series) is almost certainly a Gibson Maestro Fuzz-Tone (probably an FZ-1A), judging…"
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