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Skreddy Pedals Announces the Kusanagi

Skreddy Pedals Announces the Kusanagi

Patterned after the synthy, frizzy fuzz tones that Jimmy Page used in the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin.

Roseville, CA (June 11, 2015) -- Always a huge fan of Led Zeppelin, Skreddy creator, Marc Ahlfs, has built his share of historically-accurate Tone Bender clones using rare old Mullard transistors. But not having a steady supply of those antique parts and wanting to make the transition to modern, negative-ground power, Marc designed his own new version. The Skreddy Pedals Kusanagi has that special magic and occupies a rightful place in the Tone Bender pantheon. His new fuzz uses many of the same high-voltage part types you'll find in a historic specimen, including big axial capacitors and 1/2 Watt carbon composition resistors, and houses them in a big box (Hammond 1590BB) using a PCB layout that was inspired by the design of the 1960's perfboard units.

The Kusanagi represents a sort of departure for Skreddy Pedals; most of their fuzzes are highly refined and modernized—this one is raw and adheres to its primitive ancestral roots.

Features:

  • Patterned after Jimmy Page's sustaining, synthy, frizzy fuzz tones from the late Yardbirds and early Led Zeppelin.
  • Works great with both single-coil and humbucking pickups.
  • Adjustable Gate control lets you dial in the optimal response, from smoother fuzz that cleans up with the guitar volume to nastier fuzz that goes silent when you aren't playing.
  • True bypass switching (of course).
  • Green LED indicator.
  • Negative-ground power with DC adapter jack and 9v battery clip.
  • All top-mounted jacks.
  • Great looking translucent gold powdercoat finish with durable silkscreen graphics.

Introductory price is $249.

For more information:
Skreddy Pedals

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