Do you know what this is? Well, do you? I mean, I realize it's clearly indicated on the faceplate that this is an Emmons String Machine. But do you know what it actually is? It's not obvious, by any means, but some of you vintage effects fanatics may be able to figure it out by looking at the controls... Okay, I'll tell you. Ready? It's three (count 'em THREE) vintage Foxx Tone Machines in one fantastically awesome looking box, THAT'S what it is!
Your next question may be why three Tone Machines, and how exactly does that make it a "String Machine?" A clue to that answer lies in the brand name, Emmons... a musical instrument manfacturing company co-founded by steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons. Apparently, Buddy's favorite fuzzbox to use with his steel guitar was a Foxx Tone Machine. The triple Tone Machine configuration was presumably to accommodate a triple neck steel guitar. The unit was originally sold with a triple pickup that could be mounted on the steel guitar(s). We don't have the pickup with this one, but you can plug into all three channels at once by using a 1-in, 3-out active splitter for a triple thick dose of monstrous octave fuzz. This unit is in near mint condition.
*This pedal is on consignment from a private collector. The stated price is the amount the owner is looking to get. Please contact us with questions or for further info.
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