The Wren and Cuff Tall Font Russian Fuzz is the result of a long quest to deliver the vintage tone of the Tall Font Muff to the modern market. After an email conversation with a friend in a very successful band regarding his preference for the S****k version Muff, the quest was on to re-create this classic fuzz tone.
After comparing several vintage units, Wren and Cuff made some important discoveries regarding the gain values of the transistors and the inconsistency of the actual value vs. stated value of the pots in the vintage units. Utilizing the knowledge gained from this research, the Wren and Cuff Tall Font Russian Fuzz was born.
Wren and Cuff Tall Font Russian Fuzz
The Wren and Cuff Tall Font Russian Fuzz has all the great tonal qualities of the vintage pedal, and they go to extremes to get it. These guys actually modify the pots to achieve the perfect value for these pedals.
The sound is described by Wren and Cuff as "boxey" with overdrivey compression on the lows, rich upper-harmonics in the highs, and a less pronounced scoop in the midrange. The Wren and Cuff Tall Font Russian Fuzz also has a bit less gainy/fuzzy tone overall for a unique muff variant that definitely sets its own standard.
Alpha Pots (Custom modified for value accuracy)
Standard -9vdc or Battery Operation