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StoneFly Effects Two Headed Werewolf Fuzz

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Behold, the Two-Headed Werewolf Fuzz!

The Two Headed Werewolf Fuzz is my take on the Gary Hurst CBS Arbiter Doubler which is a close parent to the Foxx Tone Machine.

I traced back from pictures from 2 original units belonging to a friend (@rafmax). This process involved lots of Photoshop manipulations and lots of time. The result I came with wasn't enough fuzzy and the octave not vicious enough... So, with some help from Joe Gagan, I returned to the breadboard and after many mods and tryout the Two Headed Werewolf was born!!!

The THWF is loaded with 4 Silicon BC 549 transistors.
The toggle switch in down position allows to switch the Q1 transistor for a Germanium Sanyo 2SD72 offering by the way a complete other flavor.
The first footswitch is Fuzz On/Off and the second one is the Octave On/Off but this feature is reversed when the toggle is in Germanium position.

To add to the craziness of the pedal, I decided to build it on a good old tag-board. I added to the circuit a noise filter for those using a bad power supply. The pedal feature a battery door for an easy convenient battery replacement.

Each pedal comes with a Stonefly Effects patch +
a Howling Monkey tagua guitar pic engraved with the StoneFly effects Logo.

The artwork was made by Adrian Brouchy from Coven illustracions.

The knobs are reproductions of vintage Gibson knobs that were found on pre-war lap-steels. Made upon my request by Sean Ryan from SRC effects.

The little introductory novel was written by me and revised by my friend Cody Henrickson.

That first run was limited to 25 units.

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