Tone Report Weekly Issue 114 - Page 46

Turn a Big Muff into a Jumbo Tone Bender (sort of) The sound of a halved-diode Muff is quite a sound to behold. Sola Sound of London got enough mileage out of this sound to parlay it into a whole new Tone Bender variant, the Jumbo Tone Bender. More modern users might know this as the “center position” on the Black Arts Toneworks Pharaoh, an awesome pedal in its own right. Removing the diodes from a Big Muff is one of the simplest mods one can do if one wishes to make a permanent change. If one wishes to put this on a switch, it becomes a harder task but still very manageable. I’ll tell you how to both. 46 TONE TALK // 5 Minimal Mods for Budding Builders