Laney Black Country Customs Tony Iommi Signature Boost Pedal

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I'm searching, but not coming up on any hits.

Did anyone ever post in regard to this pedal and reverse engineer it yet, or no??

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I have one sitting here right now.

I'm right in the middle of a construction project so it's going to be a few days before I can get to it, but I'm on it.

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Nice! Thanks Bugg! :)

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Leave it to bugg to give us all the good things! There's a reason my pedalboard has only once commercial pedal on it...
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Yep. I've side-by-sided them....like the Friedman BE-OD and absolutely no difference, so sell off my commercial stuff. No reason for $150-300 pedal, when I can build it for $35-50 and just my labor time to build it! :)

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Did you build the Friedman BE-OD with a PedalPCB board?
I heard it's a bit noisier than other high gain pedals. Actually, it was a veroboard layout, maybe that makes some difference.

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I've made both the BE-OD (Thermionic Distortion) and 2 channedl "Thermionic Dexluxe Distortion".

I've tested them both side-by-side with their Friedman counterparts. NO difference, NO, mine were not noisy. Quiet as can be!! :)

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BUGGS, any update(s)?? Looking forward to it.

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Been a month bump! Anything??

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Month and a half! Any updates?? Don't mean to be a pest. Just asking because it was communicated on the bench, so figures it wouldn't take long. I have one and had one on the bench and if knew was going to take a long while, could have helped reverse it myself!

Looking forward and hope to see the design in the near future.

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rmroza wrote: 14 Oct 2020, 12:50 Month and a half! Any updates?? Don't mean to be a pest. Just asking because it was communicated on the bench, so figures it wouldn't take long. I have one and had one on the bench and if knew was going to take a long while, could have helped reverse it myself!

Looking forward and hope to see the design in the near future.
i think you need to wait in pedalpcb for it be posted.

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is it based on transistor itself or ge?

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rmroza wrote: 14 Oct 2020, 12:50Month and a half! Any updates??
The trace is done, it just needs to be verified.

If you saw how many things were "on the bench" you'd understand why it takes a while. :mrgreen:
I have a ton of loaner pedals here and I have to prioritize by what has to go back to it's owner first.
andregarcia57 wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 15:24is it based on transistor itself or ge?
All opamp, not a transistor in the thing.

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bugg wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 18:39
andregarcia57 wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 15:24is it based on transistor itself or ge?
All opamp, not a transistor in the thing.
I didn't expect this. :hmmm:

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bugg wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 18:39
rmroza wrote: 14 Oct 2020, 12:50Month and a half! Any updates??
The trace is done, it just needs to be verified.

If you saw how many things were "on the bench" you'd understand why it takes a while. :mrgreen:
I have a ton of loaner pedals here and I have to prioritize by what has to go back to it's owner first.
andregarcia57 wrote: 18 Oct 2020, 15:24is it based on transistor itself or ge?
All opamp, not a transistor in the thing.
Understood. Just didn't know if this was a dead issue or a go.
No transistors....interesting!!!

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Post by soulsonic »

It's not too hard to do an opamp boost with a Rangemaster-like tone. I've done it.
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Post by Ichabod_Crane »

Yes, it's possible, indeed.
I always thought it was a more classic design, a kind of replica with some additions.

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