The Reuss SF-02 Goo Goo Fuzz is a clone of the legendary 1960s Shin-Ei / Univox FY6 Superfuzz pedal. Built to the original schematic and featuring rare vintage new old stock semiconductor parts
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Like the original Superfuzz, the Reuss SF-02 Goo Goo Fuzz offers a wild and crazy, and totally over-the-top, wall of fuzz with an octave-up and slight ring-modulating effect. A breathtakingly complex and frighteningly beautiful, almost overwhelming noise. Unique and addictive. A fuzz sound like nothing else out there.
It's the tone made famous by Pete Townsend of The Who, Mudhoney, The Jesus & Mary Chain - and not least The Cramps.
The germanium diodes in the SF-02 are ultra rare, vintage new old stock OA90s and the transistors are the correct sixties Superfuzz mix of vintage Panasonic 2SC828s and Matsushita 'tin can' 2SC539s. These are the exact parts, the vintage schematic is calling for. No other Superfuzz clone is offering this level of absolute, no expenses saved, vintage parts accuracy.
The OA90s and Matsushita 2SC539s are incredibly rare and expensive parts. Searching the internet, you can find the 2SC539s listed for $20+ for a single transistor. There's four pieces in a Reuss SF-02 Goo Goo Fuzz. I am good at parts scouting, but needless to say, these pedals are ranking high above average in parts costs.
A second batch of 75 pedals was released in April 2017. These features a new, red metallic finish. More pictures coming soon (the previous batch had a plain red spray painted finish)
All Reuss pedals are handmade, exclusively using local European labour.
- All clips features my friend Fzat playing a Fender Jazzmaster through his 1980s 100W Marshall Super Lead amp
Reuss SF-02 specifications:
Vintage correct late sixties FY6 Superfuzz circuit
Vintage-correct new old stock parts (some extremely rare and expensive transistors and diodes in this one!)
Carbon film resistors
100% handmade in the European Union
True bypass switching
Red metallic powdercoat finish and three-colour silk screen printing
High quality Neutrik jacks, wired by hand
Mammoth Electronics 'pro' upgrade footswitch (good for at least 15000 stomps - the standard blue footswitches that you see in most 'boutique' pedals is only rated for 6000 stomps)
Orange LED - resembling an old-style pilot light
24 months warranty against manufacturing faults
Ships in a 'reuss' box and linen draw-string bag
Fast worldwide shipping via DHL Express from Denmark. Your pedal is only a few days away, no matter where you live (2 days to the US, 3 days to Australia) Great rates too. Free shipping in the European Union!